Top Companies in Japan by Revenue, Market cap and More [2019 Edition]

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The Japanese economy is one of the biggest economies in the world. To be precise, it takes third place by nominal GDP and better countries are only China and the United States. When we look at the Japan industries list, there are some positions the country is especially known for. Starting with automobile manufacturing, through a high-developed electronics goods sector, to biochemistry processes. The catalog of fields where Japan gets involved is very diversified, so companies handlining different lines of business are able to show off their talents. Well, but do we know which those companies are?

1. Introduction

On the basis of the up-to-date information about companies in Japan from Datantify website, we have created few lists which should be seen by everyone who is interested in the Japanese economy or want to get to know the names of the biggest companies in Japan. Although the country specializes in the automobile industry, agriculture or tourism, there is a place for oil and gas companies, technological groups and multinational food and beverage entities. So, let’s see what names have been included in the profiles below. 

2. Quick summary 

We have already mentioned that the presented paper is about the biggest companies in Japan. The thing you should also know is connected with the classification of our lists. We divided the top businesses in Japan into five rankings. The first list pertains to the largest companies by revenue. The next part is about market capitalization, and the third one joins the biggest firms by the number of stores. The last two paragraphs are dedicated to employees – we might find information about the number of workers and see which places are the best to work.

Check out how we get data for our rankings

3. The top companies in Japan by revenue

The inherent element of every thriving business is its revenue. A definition of this term refers to the amount of money the company receives from service providing and product selling. Some entities are getting the revenue from charging fees or interest, e.g., bank institutions. Moreover, revenue, just next to the expenses, appears in every financial statement analysis. It can determine an income from operating activities in general, or companies might state it in a monetary unit for a specified period. Understanding the term lets us make a list of the biggest companies in Japan by their revenues. Feel free to check all positions and see which entities are the best there.

#NameRevenueTypeFoundedHeadquarterLinks
1
Shell
$311.87Bpublic1907Den Haag, NL
2
Toyota
$267.55Bpublic1937Toyota City, JP
3
Apple
$265.6Bpublic1976Cupertino, US
4
Amazon
$232.89Bpublic1994Seattle, US
5
Samsung Electronics
$206.03Bpublic1969Suwon, KR
6
Samsung
$174.05Bpublic1938Seoul, KR
7
AT&T
$170.76Bpublic1876Dallas, US
8
AXA
$148.9Bpublic1985Paris, FR
9
Honda
$139.89Bpublic1959Tokyo, JP
10
General Electric
$121.61Bpublic1892Boston, US
11
Bank of America
$110.58Bpublic1904Charlotte, US
12
NTT
$107.46Bpublic1984Chiyoda City, JP
13
Boeing
$101.13Bpublic1916Chicago, US
14
Siemens
$92.98Bpublic1847München, DE
15
Nestle
$88.26Bpublic1866Vevey, CH
16
Hitachi
$86.34Bpublic1910Tokyo, JP
17
Bosch
$81.87Bprivate1886Gerlingen, DE
18
Johnson & Johnson
$81.58Bpublic1886New Brunswick, US
19
IBM
$79.59Bpublic1911Armonk, US
20
Sony
$77.81Bpublic1946Tokyo, JP
21
Google
$74.99Bsubsidiary1998Mountain View, US
22
Panasonic
$72.69Bpublic1918Kadoma, JP
23
Intel
$70.85Bpublic1968Santa Clara, US
24
Mitsubish
$68.91Bpublic1950Chiyoda-ku, JP
25
DHL International
$64.19Bsubsidiary1969Bonn, DE
26
The Walt Disney Company
$59.43Bpublic1923Burbank, US
27
Toyota Tsusho
$59.11Bpublic1948Nagoya, JP
28
HP
$58.47Bpublic1939Palo Alto, US
29
Facebook
$55.84Bpublic2004Menlo Park, US
30
ITOCHU
$50.18Bpublic1858Tokyo, JP
31
Novartis
$49.11Bpublic1996Basel, CH
32
ThyssenKrupp
$46.4Bpublic1999Essen, DE
33
Lenovo
$45.35Bpublic1984Hong Kong, HK
34
Sumitomo
$43.96Bpublic1919Tokyo, JP
35
Manulife Financial
$43.24Bpublic1887Toronto, CA
36
Merck
$42.29Bpublic1891Kenilworth, US
37
Honeywell
$41.8Bpublic1906Morris Plains, US
38
Accenture
$41.6Bpublic1989Dublin 4, IE
39
Sanofi
$41.49Bpublic2004Paris, FR
40
Mitsubishi Electric
$40.9Bpublic1921Tokyo, JP
41
Bayer
$39.2Bpublic1863Leverkusen, DE
42
Canon
$37.16Bpublic1937Tokyo, JP
43
Alibaba
$36.68Bpublic1999Hangzhou, CN
44
Nike
$36.4Bpublic1972Beaverton, US
45
UBS
$36.11Bpublic1862Zurich, CH
46
Fujitsu
$35.99Bpublic1935Minato, JP
47
Toshiba
$35.95Bpublic1875Minato-ku, JP
48
Mitsubishi Chemical
$33.92Bpublic2005Tokyo, JP
49
The Coca-Cola Company
$31.86Bpublic1886Atlanta, US
50
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
$30.85Bpublic1939Palo Alto, US
51
Abbott
$30.58Bpublic1991Illinois City, US
52
Micron Technology
$30.39Bpublic1978Boise, US
53
Northrop Grumman
$30.09Bpublic1939Falls Church, US
54
Medtronic
$29.95Bpublic1949Minneapolis, US
55
Arrow Electronics
$29.68Bpublic1935Englewood, US
56
Subaru
$29.44Bpublic1953Shibuya-ku, JP
57
AstraZeneca
$29.19Bpublic1999Cambridge, GB
58
Inditex
$28.37Bpublic1985Arteixo, ES
59
World Fuel Services
$27.02Bpublic1984Doral, US
60
Adecco
$26.49Bpublic1996Zürich, CH
61
SAP
$26.27Bpublic1972Newtown Square, US
62
Kraft Heinz
$26.23Bpublic2015Chicago, US
63
NEC
$25.9Bpublic1899Tokyo, JP
64
Sumitomo Electric Industries
$25.63Bpublic1897Osaka, JP
65
Flex
$25.44Bpublic1969Singapore, SG
66
Starbucks
$24.72Bpublic1971Seattle, US
67
Cummins
$23.77Bpublic1919Columbus, US
68
Adidas
$23.76Bpublic1920Herzogenaurach, DE
69
Air Liquide
$23.52Bpublic1902Paris, FR
70
CenturyLink
$23.44Bpublic1930Monroe, US
71
International Paper
$23.31Bpublic1898Memphis, US
72
Faurecia
$23.17Bpublic1997Nanterre, FR
73
Komatsu
$22.78Bpublic1921Tokyo, JP
74
Henkel
$22.42Bpublic1876Düsseldorf, DE
75
Trend Micro
$21.81Bpublic1988Irving, US
76
Tesla
$21.46Bpublic2003Palo Alto, US
77
Rolls-Royce
$21.19Bpublic1884London, GB
78
Ericsson
$20.86Bpublic1876Stockholm, SE
79
AECOM
$20.16Bpublic1990Los Angeles, US
80
Toray Industries
$20.08Bpublic1926Tokyo, JP
81
Synnex
$20.05Bpublic1980Fremont, US
82
Fast Retailing
$19.4Bpublic1963Yamaguchi-shi, JP
83
NTT Data
$19.28Bpublic1967Tokyo, JP
84
Fluor
$19.17Bpublic1912Irving, US
85
Asahi Kasei
$18.6Bpublic1931Tokyo, JP
86
Johnson Matthey
$18.35Bpublic1817London, GB
87
Thales
$17.75Bpublic1893Paris, FR
88
Broadcom
$17.64Bpublic2005San Jose, US
89
Tata Consultancy Services
$17.59Bpublic1968Mumbai, IN
90
Adient
$17.44Bpublic2016Plymouth, US
91
Reckitt Benckiser
$16.37Bpublic1823Slough, GB
92
Bombardier
$16.24Bpublic1942Montréal, CA
93
Cognizant
$16.12Bpublic1994Paris, FR
94
Gap
$15.86Bpublic1969San Francisco, US
95
Netflix
$15.79Bpublic1997Los Gatos, US
96
Texas Instruments
$15.78Bpublic1930Dallas, US
97
Schaeffler
$15.7Bpublic1946Herzogenaurach, DE
98
The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company
$15.47Bpublic1898Akron, US
99
Westrock
$14.86Bpublic2015Atlanta, US
100
Monsanto Company
$14.64Bsubsidiary2000St. Louis, US

Look at the dais. The third-place goes to an American technology company that is easily identified with its logo presenting a bitten apple. The revenue of the Apple company is over $265B here. Then, one of the largest Japanese companies, Toyota comes second with a result of more than $267.55. And the winner is a global group Shell – this company’s revenue is almost $312B!

4. Top Japan companies by market capitalization 

There is also a possibility to look at the company by its market capitalization. Why is it such an important figure for every business? Certainly, market capitalization (also called a market cap) is very useful in evaluating the company’s value. This is due to the very notion of market capitalization, as an amount of multiplying the outstanding shares of the company by a current market price per share. Now, when you know what market cap is defined as, check the list of top Japan companies by market capitalization:

#NameMarket cap.TypeFoundedHeadquarterLinks
1
Amazon
$960.32Bpublic1994Seattle, US
2
Apple
$959.23Bpublic1976Cupertino, US
3
Facebook
$553.43Bpublic2004Menlo Park, US
4
Alibaba
$493.53Bpublic1999Hangzhou, CN
5
Johnson & Johnson
$378.14Bpublic1886New Brunswick, US
6
Exxon Mobil
$327.94Bpublic1870Irving, US
7
Bank of America
$289.71Bpublic1904Charlotte, US
8
Mastercard
$253.26Bpublic1966Harrison, US
9
The Walt Disney Company
$241.47Bpublic1923Burbank, US
10
Intel
$229.31Bpublic1968Santa Clara, US
11
AT&T
$224.02Bpublic1876Dallas, US
12
Boeing
$211.81Bpublic1916Chicago, US
13
The Coca-Cola Company
$206.78Bpublic1886Atlanta, US
14
Merck
$205.3Bpublic1891Kenilworth, US
15
Pepsico
$178.41Bpublic1965Harrison, US
16
Toyota
$176.5Bpublic1937Toyota City, JP
17
Anheuser-Busch Inbev
$172.37Bpublic2008Leuven, BE
18
Netflix
$165.56Bpublic1997Los Gatos, US
19
SAP
$152.07Bpublic1972Newtown Square, US
20
BP
$146.13Bpublic1909London, GB
21
Abbott
$138.82Bpublic1991Illinois City, US
22
Adobe
$136.45Bpublic1982San Jose, US
23
Nike
$134.02Bpublic1972Beaverton, US
24
PayPal
$128.89Bpublic1998San Jose, US
25
Salesforce
$125.9Bpublic1999San Francisco, US
26
Honeywell
$125.62Bpublic1906Morris Plains, US
27
Broadcom
$124.97Bpublic2005San Jose, US
28
IBM
$124.47Bpublic1911Armonk, US
29
Medtronic
$119.55Bpublic1949Minneapolis, US
30
Eli Lilly
$113.45Bpublic1876Indianapolis, US
31
Novo Nordisk
$113.31Bpublic1923Bagsvaerd, DK
32
Accenture
$112.42Bpublic1989Dublin 4, IE
33
NVIDIA
$111.36Bpublic1993Santa Clara, US
34
Texas Instruments
$108.7Bpublic1930Dallas, US
35
AstraZeneca
$100.77Bpublic1999Cambridge, GB
36
Rio Tinto
$97.47Bpublic1873London, GB
37
Starbucks
$94.55Bpublic1971Seattle, US
38
General Electric
$91.57Bpublic1892Boston, US
39
Vmware
$83.43Bpublic1998Palo Alto, US
40
Morgan Stanley
$81.05Bpublic1935New York, US
41
Bristol-Myers Squibb
$76.68Bpublic1887New York, US
42
Goldman Sachs
$76.11Bpublic1869New York, US
43
BlackRock
$75.01Bpublic1988New York, US
44
Stryker
$71.29Bpublic1941Portage, US
45
Automatic Data Processing
$69.76Bpublic1949Roseland, US
46
Unilever
$65.87Bpublic1929London, GB
47
Sony
$65.35Bpublic1946Tokyo, JP
48
Intuitive Surgical
$58.64Bpublic1995Sunnyvale, US
49
Shire
$54.84Bpublic1986Dublin, IE
50
General Motors
$54.35Bpublic1908Detroit, US
51
Ecolab
$53.15Bpublic1923Naperville, US
52
UBS
$51.63Bpublic1862Zurich, CH
53
Boston Scientific
$51.3Bpublic1979Marlborough, US
54
ServiceNow
$49.81Bpublic2004Santa Clara, US
55
Northrop Grumman
$49.23Bpublic1939Falls Church, US
56
Honda
$49.22Bpublic1959Tokyo, JP
57
ProLogis
$48.43Bpublic1983San Francisco, US
58
Praxair
$47.31Bpublic1907Danbury, US
59
Micron Technology
$46.62Bpublic1978Boise, US
60
Air Products and Chemicals
$46.14Bpublic1940Allentown, US
61
Illumina
$45.97Bpublic1998San Diego, US
62
Infosys
$45.22Bpublic1981Bengaluru, IN
63
Workday
$44.77Bpublic2005Pleasanton, US
64
Tesla
$44.36Bpublic2003Palo Alto, US
65
ABB
$43.24Bpublic1988Zürich, CH
66
Aon
$43.22Bpublic1919London, GB
67
Analog Devices
$43.07Bpublic1965Norwood, US
68
Equinix
$40.1Bpublic1998Redwood City, US
69
Kraft Heinz
$39.24Bpublic2015Chicago, US
70
Worldpay
$38.37Bpublic1971London, GB
71
Autodesk
$38.06Bpublic1982San Rafael, US
72
Manulife Financial
$36.6Bpublic1887Toronto, CA
73
Barclays
$36.59Bpublic1690London, GB
74
Moody's
$36.55Bpublic1909New York, US
75
Cognizant
$33.73Bpublic1994Paris, FR
76
Credit Suisse
$31.82Bpublic1856Zurich, CH
77
Ericsson
$31.69Bpublic1876Stockholm, SE
78
HP
$31.11Bpublic1939Palo Alto, US
79
NXP Semiconductors
$30.82Bpublic2006Eindhoven, NL
80
Xilinx
$30.1Bpublic1984San Jose, US
81
Amphenol
$29.88Bpublic1932Wallingford, US
82
BT Group
$29.87Bpublic1846London, GB
83
Canon
$29.68Bpublic1937Tokyo, JP
84
Nokia
$29.0Bpublic1865Espoo, FI
85
Cummins
$26.65Bpublic1919Columbus, US
86
Atlassian
$26.62Bpublic2002Sydney, AU
87
Corning
$25.12Bpublic1851Corning, US
88
Agilent Technologies
$24.83Bpublic1999Santa Clara, US
89
Spotify
$24.6Bpublic2006Stockholm, SE
90
Microchip Technology
$23.87Bpublic1989Chandler, US
91
Motorola
$23.62Bpublic1928Chicago, US
92
Palo Alto Networks
$23.52Bpublic2005Santa Clara, US
93
Verisk Analytics
$23.44Bpublic1971Jersey City, US
94
Willis Towers Watson
$23.23Bpublic1828 London, GB
95
Parker-Hannifin Corporation
$22.9Bpublic1918Cleveland, US
96
IHS Markit
$22.79Bpublic1959London, GB
97
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
$21.83Bpublic1939Palo Alto, US
98
IDEXX Laboratories
$21.54Bpublic1983Westbrook, US
99
KLA-Tencor
$21.03Bpublic1997Milpitas, US
100
Harris
$20.98Bpublic1895Melbourne, US

As you can see, Amazon, Apple, Facebook, Alibaba, and Johnson & Johnson ranking from one to five. These brands run to different kinds of services, and they are known all over the world. The highest result exceeds $960B so classified it for a large market cap (market capitalization up to $10 billion).

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5. The largest companies in Japan by number of stores

This part of the article is dedicated to the largest companies in Japan by a number of stores. Before you look at the created list, we would lift the veil of secrecy and present you some positions you can find there. First of all, there are some Japanese corporations. For instance, Gurunavi (the biggest gourmet & restaurant guide in Japan) or Sanyo Denki (a group dealing with developing and manufacturing cooling fans and cooling systems). Naturally, you will also find Japan multinational companies, such as KPMG or Deloitte. If you want to know how many stores they have there, the list below dispels all doubts:

#NameStoresTypeFoundedHeadquarterLinks
1
KPMG
24private1987Amstelveen, NL
2
GURUNAVI
21private1989Chiyoda, JP
3
Rakuten
19public1997Tōkyō-to, JP
4
Daitron
19public1952Osaka, JP
5
Deloitte
18private1845New York, US
6
Ricoh Company
17public1936Yokohama-shi, JP
7
Sumitomo
16public1919Tokyo, JP
8
Olympus Corporation
14public1919Tokyo, JP
9
SANYO DENKI
14public1927Tokyo, JP
10
ABB
13public1988Zürich, CH
11
Mitsui & Co
13public1947Chiyoda, JP
12
Nordson Corporation
12public1954Westlake, US
13
Komatsu
11public1921Tokyo, JP
14
Daicel
10public1919Osaka, JP
15
Kuroda Precision Industries
10public1925Kawasaki, JP
16
Toshiba
9public1875Minato-ku, JP
17
Alps Electric
9public1948Ota-ku, JP
18
The Pokemon Company
9subsidiary1998Minato, JP
19
Autoliv
8public1953Stockholm, SE
20
Sumitomo Bakelite
8public1955Tokyo, JP
21
Roland DG
8public1981Hamamatsu-shi, JP
22
Mitsubish
7public1950Chiyoda-ku, JP
23
Toray Industries
7public1926Tokyo, JP
24
ULVAC Technologies
7public1992Methuen, US
25
CoorsTek
7private1910Golden, US
26
Jalan.net
7private2012Tokyo, JP
27
Hitachi
6public1910Tokyo, JP
28
Murata Manufacturing
6public1944Nagaokakyo, JP
29
NCR Corporation
6public1884Atlanta, US
30
IHI
6public1853Tokyo, JP
31
Oerlikon Group
6public1906Freienbach, CH
32
Nikkiso
6public1953Shibuya, JP
33
DISCO Corporation
6public1937None
34
Japan Aviation Electronics Industry
6public1953Tokyo, JP
35
Enplas
6public1962Chiyoda-ku, JP
36
Harmonic Drive Systems
6public1970Tokyo, JP
37
Sigma Koki
6public1977Hidaka, JP
38
Calsonic Kansei
6subsidiary1938None
39
Cypress Semiconductor
6public1982San Jose, US
40
Sumitomo Electric Industries
5public1897Osaka, JP
41
Fujitsu
5public1935Minato, JP
42
HP
5public1939Palo Alto, US
43
Henkel
5public1876Düsseldorf, DE
44
Azbil
5public1906Chiyoda, JP
45
Nippon Carbide Industries
5public1935Tokyo , JP
46
Nissha
5public1929Kyoto, JP
47
ASM International
5public1968Beuningen, NL
48
Entegris
5public1966Billerica, US
49
Komori
5public1923Sumida-ku, JP
50
Intel
4public1968Santa Clara, US
51
SAP
4public1972Newtown Square, US
52
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
4public1939Palo Alto, US
53
Micron Technology
4public1978Boise, US
54
Red Hat
4subsidiary1993Raleigh, US
55
Open Text
4public1991Waterloo, CA
56
Huntsman Corporation
4public1970The Woodlands, US
57
Shin-Etsu Chemical
4public1926Tokyo, JP
58
Nikon
4public1917Tokyo, JP
59
Sartorius
4public1870Göttingen, DE
60
Akamai
4public1998Cambridge, US
61
KLA-Tencor
4public1997Milpitas, US
62
Nutanix
4public2009San Jose, US
63
SMK Corporation
4public1925Tokyo, JP
64
Trend Micro
4public1988Irving, US
65
Koike Sanso Kogyo
4public1918Sumida, JP
66
Ikegami Tsushinki
4public1948Tokyo, JP
67
Kitagawa Industries
4public1963Inazawa, JP
68
Auction House Japan
4privateMinato, JP
69
Tata Consultancy Services
3public1968Mumbai, IN
70
Amazon
3public1994Seattle, US
71
Toyota
3public1937Toyota City, JP
72
AXA
3public1985Paris, FR
73
The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company
3public1898Akron, US
74
Ecolab
3public1923Naperville, US
75
Toyota Tsusho
3public1948Nagoya, JP
76
Nielsen
3public1923New York, US
77
NXP Semiconductors
3public2006Eindhoven, NL
78
Infineon
3public1999Neubiberg, DE
79
Fast Retailing
3public1963Yamaguchi-shi, JP
80
Furukawa Electric
3public1884Tokyo, JP
81
Aon
3public1919London, GB
82
Adobe
3public1982San Jose, US
83
AMETEK
3public1930Berwyn, US
84
Micro Focus International
3public1976West Berkshire, GB
85
Gartner
3public1979Stamford, US
86
Equinix
3public1998Redwood City, US
87
Advantech
3public1983Neihu District, TW
88
National Instruments
3public1976Austin, US
89
UNIQLO
3subsidiary1949Yamaguchi-shi, JP
90
Momentive
3public2006Waterford, US
91
PTC
3public1985Needham, US
92
Palo Alto Networks
3public2005Santa Clara, US
93
Bruker Corporation
3public1960Billerica, US
94
FireEye
3public2004Milpitas, US
95
Teradyne
3public1960North Reading, US
96
Bourns
3private1947Riverside, US
97
SGL Carbon
3public1992Wiesbaden, DE
98
Mitsubishi Aircraft
3subsidiary2008Aichi, JP
99
Cognizant
2public1994Paris, FR
100
AT&T
2public1876Dallas, US

6. The biggest Japan businesses by number of employees 

Now, it is time to present to you a ranking of the biggest Japan businesses by their number of employees. In the list, you can see many popular international names. Maybe you have used their services recently, or even you are a member of the team. What do you think, who the winner is here? You bet on domestic business, or it would be an American company in Japan? Let’s figure it out!

#NameEmployeesTypeFoundedHeadquarterLinks
1
Amazon
630600public1994Seattle, US
2
Accenture
459000public1989Dublin 4, IE
3
Tata Consultancy Services
417929public1968Mumbai, IN
4
Bosch
410000private1886Gerlingen, DE
5
Siemens
379000public1847München, DE
6
Toyota
371796public1937Toyota City, JP
7
IBM
350600public1911Armonk, US
8
Nestle
323000public1866Vevey, CH
9
Samsung Electronics
320671public1969Suwon, KR
10
Domino's Pizza
320000public1960Ann Arbor, US
11
Samsung
308745public1938Seoul, KR
12
Hitachi
305289public1910Tokyo, JP
13
Starbucks
291000public1971Seattle, US
14
General Electric
283000public1892Boston, US
15
NTT
282550public1984Chiyoda City, JP
16
Cognizant
281600public1994Paris, FR
17
Panasonic
273858public1918Kadoma, JP
18
AT&T
268000public1876Dallas, US
19
State Bank of India
264041public1806Mumbai, IN
20
Deloitte
263900private1845New York, US
21
Pepsico
263000public1965Harrison, US
22
Sumitomo Electric Industries
255133public1897Osaka, JP
23
Synnex
229000public1980Fremont, US
24
Honda
215638public1959Tokyo, JP
25
Capgemini
211313public1967Paris, FR
26
Bank of America
205000public1904Charlotte, US
27
Infosys
204107public1981Bengaluru, IN
28
The Walt Disney Company
201000public1923Burbank, US
29
Flex
200000public1969Singapore, SG
30
Canon
197673public1937Tokyo, JP
31
KPMG
193279private1987Amstelveen, NL
32
Saint-Gobain
181001public1665Courbevoie, FR
33
Huawei
180000private1987Shenzhen, CN
34
Inditex
174386public1985Arteixo, ES
35
Magna International
173000public1957Aurora, CA
36
General Motors
173000public1908Detroit, US
37
Anheuser-Busch Inbev
172603public2008Leuven, BE
38
Wipro
163827public1945Bengaluru, IN
39
Google
161659subsidiary1998Mountain View, US
40
Unilever
160566public1929London, GB
41
Boeing
153000public1916Chicago, US
42
ABB
146600public1988Zürich, CH
43
Mitsubishi Electric
142340public1921Tokyo, JP
44
Toshiba
141256public1875Minato-ku, JP
45
Fujitsu
140365public1935Minato, JP
46
Johnson & Johnson
135100public1886New Brunswick, US
47
Gap
135000public1969San Francisco, US
48
Apple
132000public1976Cupertino, US
49
ThyssenKrupp
128584public1999Essen, DE
50
Atos
122110public1997Bezons, FR
51
Novartis
121597public1996Basel, CH
52
HCL Technologies
120081public1999Noida, IN
53
Bayer
118196public1863Leverkusen, DE
54
NTT Data
118006public1967Tokyo, JP
55
Sony
117300public1946Tokyo, JP
56
Faurecia
115686public1997Nanterre, FR
57
Honeywell
114000public1906Morris Plains, US
58
AXA
111588public1985Paris, FR
59
NEC
109390public1899Tokyo, JP
60
Intel
108800public1968Santa Clara, US
61
Nidec Corporation
107554public1983Kyoto, JP
62
BT Group
105800public1846London, GB
63
Sanofi
104226public2004Paris, FR
64
Nokia
103000public1865Espoo, FI
65
Abbott
103000public1991Illinois City, US
66
TDK
102883public1935Tokyo, JP
67
ITOCHU
102086public1858Tokyo, JP
68
Alibaba
101550public1999Hangzhou, CN
69
Ericsson
100735public1876Stockholm, SE
70
Ricoh Company
97878public1936Yokohama-shi, JP
71
SGS
97368public1878Genève, CH
72
SAP
96498public1972Newtown Square, US
73
Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal
93557public1949Chiyoda-ku, JP
74
Schaeffler
92836public1946Herzogenaurach, DE
75
Jones Lang LaSalle
90000public1783Chicago, US
76
AECOM
87000public1990Los Angeles, US
77
Medtronic
86000public1949Minneapolis, US
78
Adient
85000public2016Plymouth, US
79
Northrop Grumman
85000public1939Falls Church, US
80
DHL International
84813subsidiary1969Bonn, DE
81
Barclays
83500public1690London, GB
82
Standard Chartered
82838public1853London, GB
83
Shell
82000public1907Den Haag, NL
84
Genpact
80000public1997New York, US
85
MinebeaMitsumi
78351public1951Tokyo, JP
86
FUJIFILM
77739public1934Tokyo, JP
87
Mitsubish
77164public1950Chiyoda-ku, JP
88
Seiko Epson
76391public1942Suwa, JP
89
Kyocera
75940public1959Kyoto, JP
90
Murata Manufacturing
75326public1944Nagaokakyo, JP
91
Amphenol
73600public1932Wallingford, US
92
Nike
73100public1972Beaverton, US
93
Exxon Mobil
71000public1870Irving, US
94
Daikin Industries
70263public1924Osaka, JP
95
BP
69700public1909London, GB
96
Mitsubishi Chemical
69230public2005Tokyo, JP
97
Merck
69000public1891Kenilworth, US
98
UBS
66888public1862Zurich, CH
99
Thales
66000public1893Paris, FR
100
Air Liquide
65000public1902Paris, FR

The first position and 630600 employees hired. This score is really impressive. Especially when the second place is significantly lower – thus the Accenture group joins 459000 people. As you can see, the Indian IT service and consulting company Tata Consultancy Service comes third with a result of more than 417900 employees.

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7. Japan largest companies as the best places to work in 

Finally, we also prepared something useful for everyone who is looking for a job in the biggest companies in Japan. Here you have just a list of the best places to work in. It is based on the employees’ votes, where they could express their opinions about the culture and values in the company. The ratings are also about the matter connecting work and life, so the employee should not be overwhelmed and has enough time for family, friends, and hobbies. What is more, the data placed on the list might also be a good source of information for employers. They should learn from the best!

#NameVotesRatingsCulture & valuesWork/life balanceTypeHeadquarterLinks
1
SAP
101614.54.54.4publicNewtown Square, US
2
Salesforce
49654.44.64.2publicSan Francisco, US
3
Google
86094.44.44.1subsidiaryMountain View, US
4
Nokia
80444.14.24.2publicEspoo, FI
5
Siemens
70624.03.84.0publicMünchen, DE
6
Unilever
42944.04.03.7publicLondon, GB
7
Apple
146284.04.13.4publicCupertino, US
8
Accenture
421203.93.93.4publicDublin 4, IE
9
Johnson & Johnson
49343.94.13.9publicNew Brunswick, US
10
Shell
43653.93.83.8publicDen Haag, NL
11
Intel
126443.93.83.8publicSanta Clara, US
12
Hyatt Hotels
27743.93.93.3publicChicago, US
13
HP
20483.94.24.0publicPalo Alto, US
14
Cummins
29443.94.24.0publicColumbus, US
15
Rolls-Royce
14443.83.73.9publicLondon, GB
16
Toyota
17093.83.93.3publicToyota City, JP
17
Deloitte
278373.83.83.0privateNew York, US
18
Fluor
16933.83.73.4publicIrving, US
19
Henkel
14223.83.73.5publicDüsseldorf, DE
20
AstraZeneca
19213.83.83.7publicCambridge, GB
21
Starbucks
212693.84.03.5publicSeattle, US
22
Novartis
28723.73.53.5publicBasel, CH
23
Morgan Stanley
71983.73.93.5publicNew York, US
24
Abbott
4253.73.63.3publicIllinois City, US
25
Nestle
29473.73.73.3publicVevey, CH
26
Northrop Grumman
47603.73.63.8publicFalls Church, US
27
Tata Consultancy Services
365243.73.83.7publicMumbai, IN
28
Merck
31713.73.63.7publicKenilworth, US
29
Honda
5183.73.53.1publicTokyo, JP
30
YouTube
2033.73.93.9subsidiarySan Bruno, US
31
STMicroelectronics
12993.73.74.0publicPlan-les-Ouates, CH
32
Cognizant
282713.63.53.4publicParis, FR
33
Corning
7873.63.73.7publicCorning, US
34
Mitsubish
1383.63.33.5publicChiyoda-ku, JP
35
BP
30593.63.53.6publicLondon, GB
36
Credit Suisse
44403.63.63.6publicZurich, CH
37
Jones Lang LaSalle
27393.63.63.5publicChicago, US
38
Murata Manufacturing
293.63.53.9publicNagaokakyo, JP
39
The Coca-Cola Company
49213.63.53.4publicAtlanta, US
40
Bank of America
211543.63.53.5publicCharlotte, US
41
Honeywell
68853.63.23.2publicMorris Plains, US
42
AXA
17853.63.43.6publicParis, FR
43
Pepsico
75573.63.43.0publicHarrison, US
44
Flex
9443.63.63.5publicSingapore, SG
45
ABB
28403.63.63.6publicZürich, CH
46
IBM
440003.63.63.7publicArmonk, US
47
Medtronic
32713.63.63.4publicMinneapolis, US
48
Voestalpine
803.53.23.0publicLinz, AT
49
Ericsson
88553.53.83.9publicStockholm, SE
50
UBS
50413.53.53.6publicZurich, CH
51
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
89673.53.53.7publicPalo Alto, US
52
Seiko Epson
1373.53.73.9publicSuwa, JP
53
OMRON
1823.53.03.0publicKyoto, JP
54
Nielsen
44303.53.73.4publicNew York, US
55
Sandvik Group
3713.53.53.6publicStockholm, SE
56
Genpact
46053.53.63.6publicNew York, US
57
Magna International
9953.53.43.2publicAurora, CA
58
Boeing
73313.53.23.7publicChicago, US
59
Samsung Electronics
35943.53.13.0publicSuwon, KR
60
Alibaba
703.43.83.0publicHangzhou, CN
61
Domino's Pizza
37603.43.23.0publicAnn Arbor, US
62
Panasonic
10073.43.53.5publicKadoma, JP
63
International Paper
8463.43.32.8publicMemphis, US
64
Autoliv
3953.43.23.2publicStockholm, SE
65
Nidec Corporation
913.33.03.3publicKyoto, JP
66
HCL Technologies
129843.33.23.5publicNoida, IN
67
ThyssenKrupp
7993.33.13.4publicEssen, DE
68
Tesla
24253.33.52.5publicPalo Alto, US
69
Ecolab
15373.33.53.1publicNaperville, US
70
Reckitt Benckiser
13653.33.12.7publicSlough, GB
71
Parker-Hannifin Corporation
12203.32.93.0publicCleveland, US
72
Infosys
329593.33.83.5publicBengaluru, IN
73
Capgemini
144703.33.33.3publicParis, FR
74
Air Liquide
9013.33.53.4publicParis, FR
75
The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company
10003.33.13.0publicAkron, US
76
DHL International
12873.33.23.0subsidiaryBonn, DE
77
Wipro
192363.23.63.3publicBengaluru, IN
78
NCR Corporation
28313.23.13.1publicAtlanta, US
79
Hitachi
7543.23.02.9publicTokyo, JP
80
Atos
44993.23.03.4publicBezons, FR
81
Amphenol
2143.23.03.1publicWallingford, US
82
NEC
3803.23.03.4publicTokyo, JP
83
Westrock
7913.23.02.9publicAtlanta, US
84
Thales
16253.23.33.6publicParis, FR
85
Daikin Industries
1683.23.23.0publicOsaka, JP
86
Adient
2043.13.03.1publicPlymouth, US
87
AECOM
44433.13.03.3publicLos Angeles, US
88
Bombardier
17443.12.93.3publicMontréal, CA
89
NTT
803.13.03.4publicChiyoda City, JP
90
Inditex
3193.12.92.6publicArteixo, ES
91
Fujitsu
25833.13.23.4publicMinato, JP
92
Anheuser-Busch Inbev
13903.13.12.5publicLeuven, BE
93
ITOCHU
293.023.12.7publicTokyo, JP
94
SGS
8883.03.03.2publicGenève, CH
95
Samsung
8533.02.62.5publicSeoul, KR
96
Ricoh Company
9172.92.93.3publicYokohama-shi, JP
97
Sumitomo Electric Industries
162.842.92.8publicOsaka, JP
98
Synnex
2522.72.93.1publicFremont, US
99
Toyota Tsusho
1572.412.42.7publicNagoya, JP
100
Mitsubishi Chemical
12.242.03.0publicTokyo, JP

With 10161 votes and a general rate of 4.5 points, the winner is an SAP company. Other first places go to Salesforce, Google, Nokia, Siemens, and Unilever. Every company outstands its own methods for employee retention – just because of them, the business is able to thrive. 

8. Summary 

By dint of presented list, you know more than one the biggest company in Japan. Moreover, you found their revenues and number of stores. According to these profiles, you can also weigh up the market values of chosen companies by its market capitalization, and dive into companies’ strategies to see why pointed entities are defined as the best workplaces. 
No matter of reason you are looking here, one thing is sure – you expect only verified information. Thanks to the Datantify website we are able to provide this kind of data. And this is why we encourage you to visit the portal and find directories of companies from different parts of the world.

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