14-10, Nihonbashi Kayabacho 1-chome,
The Bioré brand specializes in deep cleansing products and operates globally in the personal care market, sold in more than 70 countries worldwide. Within the product range there are cleansers, make-up removers, UV protection, pore packs and shower creams.
CEO: Michitaka Sawada
Senior VP of Global Finance & Accounting: Kenichi Yamauchi
2019 – 36
2018 – 38
2017 – 37
Rising two places from last year, the Kao-owned cleansing brand is on the up. Perhaps this is due to a resurfaced interview with the Duchess of Sussex, Meghan Markle, in 2019, who waxed lyrical about the efficacy of its $8 cleansing cloths. A sure-fire brand value advertisement if ever there was one.