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紀伊國屋書店  or Kinokuniya is a bookstore from Japan. The name “Kinokuniya” can be literally translated as “a shop in the land of Ki” (Shinjuku), where it was first opened in 1927 by Mr. Moichi Tanabe. Many years later, Kinokuniya has evolved and expanded its business not only in Japan but also overseas.

Kinokuniya entered the South East Asian market for the first time in the 1980s, opening a store in Singapore, and entered the Indonesian retail scene by opening a store in Plaza Indonesia shopping mall in 1990. Kinokuniya’s second store in Indonesia was opened in 1998, in Plaza Senayan, and in 2003, the Senayan store was relocated from the 3rd floor to the 5th floor in Sogo Department Store. It was revamped and expanded to 1,850 square meter, and now provides the best range of import books and magazines in Jakarta.

After the new look of Kinokuniya Plaza Senayan, now dubbed “The Jakarta Store”, two more stores opened in Jakarta. In 2005, a store of approximately 500 sqm was opened in Pondok Indah Mall-2 and in 2007, another one in Grand Indonesia.

Now with three new stores in Indonesia located strategically in the best malls of Jakarta, on April 2010, Kinokuniya Indonesia has decided to close its pioneer store in Plaza Indonesia after 20 years of operations. While the closing of its first ever store in Indonesia is sad, Kinokuniya Indonesia still retains a strong position in the midst of import bookstore retail competition and strves to maintain its excellent service, providing the best titles and entertainment for all book lovers and enthusiasts in Indonesia.

This blog aims to keep all of Kinokuniya Indonesia customers and fans updated with news and information of all the events, programs and special promotions that take place in the store. It is managed by Kinokuniya Indonesia staffs.

Kinokuniya Grand Indonesia
Seibu Dept. Store Lower Ground – West Mall

Jl. M.H. Thamrin no. 1, Jakarta 10310
Tel: +62-21-2358 0116/0117 (ext. 539 or via operator)

Dreaming of cafe where you can rilex with your coffee? Many place in Jakarta!
How about plus enjoying your favourite books and good entertaining songs with good view in Jakarta?
The answer is to visit FAB Cafe Gramedia at Grand Indonesia, where you can have them all!
FAB Cafe
FAB located inside Gramedia Bookstore on East Mall 3rd Floor, Grand Indonesia. Gramedia Bookstores itself on 2nd and 3rd Floor of the mall. On 2nd Floor, for Indonesian Books while 3rd Floor for imported books. The book collections are complete, especially the imported books. The interesting one is the outlet design itself.
Gramedia Grand Indonesia
Dominated by light white color give the futuristic scense. This is the coolest bookstores of all Gramedia chains. This is one shop which is designed to impress.But let’s talk about the cafe. Once you out from elevator of the office building on 3rd Floor, you will directly sees the FAB Cafe. This cafe gives you separated sections for smoking and non smoking area. Very convenient place for both preference. FAB is not only provide you with coffee but also cakes, breads, ice creams and other tasty foods.


Taste of The Art
The view of Bundaran HI from the cafe is excellently beautiful especially at night. Untuk operasional cafe, FAB menggunakan Solis Resto POS. Terminal-terminal POS tersedia di beberapa titik untuk memudahkan input pesanan tamu. Setiap pesanan akan langsung diteruskan ke bagian kitchen dan pantry untuk disiapkan secepatnya.

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