Pigeon Corp. engages in the manufacture, sale, import and export of baby and child care products, maternity items, women's care, home healthcare and nursing care products. It operates through the following segments: Domestic Baby and Mother, Child-Rearing Support, Health Care and Nursing Care, Overseas, China and Others. The Domestic Baby and Mother segment manufactures and sells child care products such as breast-feeding necessities, baby foods, and baby supplies. The Child Rearing Support segment operates child care facilities and provides baby-sitting services. The Healthcare and Nursing Care segment engages in the manufacture and sale of both health and nursing care products, and also provides home-care support services. The Overseas segment manufactures and sells child care and women's care products for overseas markets. The China segment handles purchased goods sales from businesses in China and other subsidiaries. The Others segment includes the manufacture and sale of child care products to non-group of companies. It also includes the sale of women's care products such as supplements and maternity goods. The company was founded on August 15, 1957 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.