Porter prize 2020

Feb 19, 2021

On December 2, 2020, the Porter Prize Organizing Committee at Hitotsubashi University Business School, School of International Corporate Strategy (Hitotsubashi ICS) held the Conference on Competitiveness of the Porter Prize 2020 online.

Prof. Emi Osono and Prof. Ken Kusunokli moderated the conference by introducing the strategies of each winner and leading the Q&A session with the audience.

To learn more, please see the Porter Prize official website and watch the recorded video.

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The winners of this year's Porter Prize are :

TORIDOLL Holdings Corporation, Marugame Udon business unit (Marugame Seimen Inc.)

Marugame Seimen operates the Marugame Seimen ("seimen" means "noodle making" in English) restaurant chain, which specializes in udon noodles and tempura.

Milbon Co., Ltd.

Milbon manufactures and sells professional-use hair coloring products, hair styling products, permanent wave hair products, shampoos, conditioners, hair treatments, and scalp lotions.

YOHO Brewing Company

YO-HO Brewing manufactures and sells craft beers, 100% committing to the craft beer segment. The company specializes in the creation of truly original pale ales and has successfully established itself as the sixth-largest beer company in Japan.

Rakuten Bank, Ltd.

Rakuten Bank is the leading net bank in Japan, with the largest number of accounts and the highest ROE. It is a subsidiary of Rakuten, Inc.