International Housewares Retail Company Limited, an investment holding company, engages in the retail sale and trading of housewares products. It offers personal care, food, and household products. The company operates its stores under the JHC, Japan Home, 123 by ELLA, City Life, JHCeshop, and $MART brands, as well as Day Day Store; and the online platforms, JHC eshop and EasyBuy. It has a retail network comprising 384 stores in Hong Kong, Singapore, Macau, East Malaysia, Cambodia, and Australia. The company is also involved in licensing of franchise rights; and the provision of management services. In addition, it engages in the manufacture and export of housewares products; property investment activities; manufacture of face masks; and retail sale of gifts and accessories. The company was founded in 1991 and is headquartered in Wong Chuk Hang, Hong Kong.