dotSHOP (.shop) by GMO

dotSHOP (.shop) is the new generic top-level domain (gTLD) for e-commerce.

GMO Registry is one of several applicants for the new gTLD .shop. The company was established as part of the GMO Internet Group in 2009, following the ICANN decision to expand the Internet domain name space. As well as working toward becoming a new gTLD registry operator itself, GMO Registry offers new gTLD application assistance, systems development, operation, and marketing support services to other new gTLD applicants, and provides backend operation services for ccTLDs. GMO Internet Group has a long history in the domain community and is a leading force in the Internet industry in Japan. The Group provides domain name registration, hosting, ecommerce, security, and payment processing services. Other key business areas include online securities/FX trading, Internet advertising, search engine marketing, online research, and smartphone games. GMO Internet, Inc. (TSE: 9449) is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan. Please visit for more information.

Company Name
GMO Registry, Inc.
Business Description
Domain registry business
July 28, 2009
JPY 490,000,000
Principal Shareholder
GMO Internet, Inc.
Board of Directors
Chairperson of the Board of Directors Masatoshi Kumagai
Representative Director and CEO Hiro Tsukahara
Director Hiroyuki Nishiyama
Director Tadashi Ito
Director Yoshitake Tamura
Director Yusuke Adachi
Auditor Masashi Yasuda
Head Office
Cerulean Tower 9-12F, 26-1 Sakuragaokacho,
Shibuyaku, Tokyo, JAPAN
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