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Growing Academy has been covered by a wide variety of media as Japan's first service industry specialized
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Media Coverage

Growing Academy has been covered by a wide variety of media as Japan's first service industry specialized education and training organization.

2015
2015.3.5 HRM Materials
8 page interview with Growing Academy president Hitoshi Arimoto published in the March 5 edition of "HRM Materials".
Interview article here
2015.3.1 BigLife21
Interview with Growing Academy president Hitoshi Arimoto published in the March 1 edition of "BigLife21" as one of its pick☆UP watched businesses.
2015.2.24 Tokyo MX TV
Growing Academy president Hitoshi Arimoto appeared as a studio guest on February 24th "MX NEWS" "FUKABORI!" corner on Tokyo MX TV.
Video here
2015.2.17 Kigyo to Jinzai
Commencement of Growing Mobile service covered in the February 2015 edition of "Kigyo to Jinzai".
2015.2.12 Nikkan Kogyo Shimbun
Commencement of Growing Mobile service covered in the February 12 edition of the Nikkan Kogyo Shimbun newspaper.
2015.2.1 Gaishoku NEWS
Series on Growing Academy president Hitoshi Arimoto started in Gaishoku NEWS (Daily News of Foodservice's mobile app) from February 1.
2015.1.28 Fukuoka Keizai
Commencement of Growing Mobile service covered in the February 28 edition of "Fukuoka Keizai".
2015.1.27 Keizaikai
Interview (editorial advertising) with Growing Academy president Hitoshi Arimoto published in the January 27 edition of "Keizaikai".
2015.1.6 Daily News of Foodservice
Article titled "Attention shop managers. This is how to cultivate staff!", the first in a series on Growing Academy president Hitoshi Arimoto, published in the January 1 edition of "Daily News of Foodservice".

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2014
2014.10.24 Nikkan Gendai
Interview with Growing Academy president Hitoshi Arimoto published in the October 23 edition of "Nikkan Gendai".
2014.10.24 Keizaikai
Opening of the Yokohama School covered in the October 21 edition of "Keizaikai".
2014.9.16 Fuji Sankei Business i
Interview with Growing Academy president Hitoshi Arimoto published in the "Idomu" corner of the September 15 edition of Fuji Sankei Business i.
WEB version here
2014.9.4 Nikkei Industrial Daily
Interview with Growing Academy president Hitoshi Arimoto published in the September 4 edition of the "Nikkei Industrial Daily".
2014.9.1 Food Stadium Kyushu
Interview with Growing Academy president Hitoshi Arimoto published on the "Food Stadium Kyushu" website opened on September 1, 2014.
WEB here
2014.7.25 PRESIDENT
Interview with Growing Academy president Hitoshi Arimoto published in the July 14 edition of "PRESIDENT" (8.4 2014 issue).
2014.7.8 Chunichi Shimbun
Opening of Growing Academy Nagoya School covered in July 8 edition of the "Chunichi Shimbun".
2014.7.3 Senken Shimbun
Opening of Growing Academy Nagoya School covered in July 3 edition of the "Senken Shimbun".
2014.7.1 Nikkei Restaurant
Interview on "Methods for making a shop retain staff and grow" with Growing Academy president Hitoshi Arimoto published in the July edition of "Nikkei Restaurant".
2014.6.13 TVQ Kyushu Broadcasting "Look Up Fukuoka"
June 13 TVQ Kyushu Broadcasting "Look Up Fukuoka"
Broadcast date June 13 17:13-
Broadcast featured Growing Academy Fukuoka School introduction and interviews with business members of the Fukuoka school who are actively engaged in personnel cultivation.
2014.6.11 NHK "Close-up Gendai"
Broadcast date June 11 19:30-19:56
Covered Growing Academy services as one means of resolving the worsening labor shortage and business personnel strategies that are beginning to change and introduced member businesses which have been successful in improving seasonal employee retention by focusing on improving employee skills.
2014.6.6 Fukuoka Keizai
Opening of Growing Academy Fukuoka School covered in "Fukuoka Keizai June Edition".
2014.5.20 Fuji Sankei Business i
Opening of Growing Academy Nagoya School covered in May 20 edition of "Fuji Sankei Business i".
2014.5.19 Nikkei Business ONLINE
Growing Academy covered in the May 19 edition of "Nikkei Business ONLINE".
This is how to prevent "season worker terrorism" Utilization of external seminars
2014.5.17 Chiba Television "Business Flash - When a business shines"
Broadcast date: May 17 (Sat.) 10:30-11:00
Growing Academy president Hitoshi Arimoto carried out a dialogue with former sports athlete Yasutaro Matsuki and entertainer Seiichiro Shiomi. The program includes not only an introduction of Growing Academy, but also a full talk by Mr. Arimoto on his ideas for the future.
Video here
2014.5.14 Fuji Sankei Business i
Special article on Hospitality and Growing Japan Co., Ltd. published on page 18 of the May 9 edition of Fuji Sankei Business i.
Web version "Fuji Sankei (SankeiBIZ)" here
2014.4.22 Kindai Shokudo
A series on Growing Academy president Hitoshi Arimoto began being published in the May edition of "Kindai Shokudo" on sale beginning April 22. The series will run for 1 year. *"Kindai Shokudo" goes on sale the 22nd of each month.
2014.3.27 Strategic Manager
Interview with Growing Academy president Hitoshi Arimoto published in the April edition of the "Strategic Manager".
2014.3.24 The Sankei Shimbun
Opening of Growing Academy Fukuoka School covered in March 24 edition of the "The Sankei Shimbun Morning Edition (Tokyo)".
2014.3.24 Yahoo News
Opening of Growing Academy Fukuoka School covered in March 24 edition of the "Yahoo News" economics section.
2014.3.6 Yakiniku
Summary of Growing Academy president Hitoshi Arimoto's "Methods for creating the best possible field leaders" covered in the JY (All Japan "Yakiniku" Association) yakiniku culture magazine "Yakiniku" 3/4 edition.
2014.3.4 Nihon Keizai Shimbun
Growing Academy business tie-up covered in March 3 edition of the "Nihon Keizai Shimbun".
2014.2.10 Fuji Sankei Business i Fuji Sankei Business i
Interview with Growing Academy president Hitoshi Arimoto published in the February 10 edition of "Fuji Sankei Business i".
2014.2.10 Theater Television (SKY Perfect TV channel 547 and 262) "Shacho 24 Ji"
Broadcast date: February 19 (Wed.) 22:50-23:00
Growing Academy covered with a focus on interviews with Growing Academy president Hitoshi Arimoto.
Video here

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2013
2013.12.16 Japan Food Journal Japan Food Journal
A series on Growing Academy president Hitoshi Arimoto began being published in the "Japan Food Journal" beginning December 16 (Mon.). Articles will be published under the title "Jinzai Ikusei" on Monday each week.
2013.12.6 Nikkei Marketing Journal Nikkei Marketing Journal
Author Hitoshi Arimoto's "How to cultivate anyone into a first class personnel asset" covered in the "Mi ni tsuku dokusho" corner of the December 6 edition of the "Nikkei Marketing Journal".
2013.12.6 Tokyo Shimbun Tokyo Shimbun
Author Hitoshi Arimoto's "How to cultivate anyone into a first class personnel asset" covered as the no. 1 spot November 25 edition of the "Tokyo Shimbun" "Yaesu Book Center Weekly Top 10".
2013.12.6 Sankei Shimbun Sankei Shimbun
Author Hitoshi Arimoto's "How to cultivate anyone into a first class personnel asset" covered as he no. 1 spot in the November 23 edition of the "Sankei Shimbun (Tokyo/Osaka)" "Yaesu Book Center Weekly Bestsellers/General".
2013.12.2 Nikkan Economic News Nikkan Economic News
Growing Academy covered in the "Nikkan Economic News".
2013.11.27 Nikkan Kogyo Shimbun Nikkan Kogyo Shimbun
Growing Academy covered in the November 27 edition of the "Nikkan Kogyo Shimbun".
2013.11.11 The Sankei Shimbun Evening Edition (Osaka) The Sankei Shimbun Evening Edition (Osaka)
Growing Academy covered in the November 11 edition of the "The Sankei Shimbun Evening Edition (Osaka)".
2013.11.10 Service Kakushin
Growing Academy covered in the Business Chance business talk corner of the business information journal "Service Kakushin".
2013.11.6 Mainichi Broadcasting System "Chichinpuipui"
Broadcast date November 6 15:30-16:45
Growing Academy Osaka School course "Mastering the fundamental capabilities of work (1) - Rules and mental attitude-" covered, and preventative measures introduced for the "inappropriate SNS postings by seasonal employees" that are recently a hot topic.
2013.11.1 Chain Store Age Chain Store Age
Author Hitoshi Arimoto's "How to cultivate anyone into a first class personnel asset" covered as one of the editor's recommendations in "Chain Store Age".
2013.10.18 Daily News of Foodservice Daily News of Foodservice
Growing Academy covered in the "Daily News of Foodservice".
2013.10.18 Sankei WEST
Growing Academy covered in "Sankei WEST".
2013.10.4 Yuyake SHUTTLE
Growing Academy president Hitoshi Arimoto participated in a telephone interview in the "Kyo no osae doko!" corner in the October 3 (Thurs.) edition of NACK5 Yuyake SHUTTLE.
2013.9.30 The Sankei Shimbun (Osaka)
The Sankei Shimbun (Osaka)
Growing Academy covered in the September 30 edition of the "The Sankei Shimbun (Osaka)".
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2013.9.18 IT & Kaden Business IT & Kaden Business
H&G Japan covered in president Arimoto article in the "October edition of IT & Kaden Business" on sale September 15 (Sun.).
2013.9.12 Nikkei Marketing Journal Nikkei Marketing Journal
Growing Academy covered in the September 11 (Wed.) edition of the "Nikkei Marketing Journal".
2013.9.5 Daily News of Foodservice
Growing Academy covered in the "Daily News of Foodservice".
2013.9.2 Senken Shimbun Senken Shimbun
Growing Academy covered in the "Senken Shimbun".
2013.8.31 Nikkei Shimbun (Tokyo Metropolitan Area Edition) Nikkei Shimbun (Tokyo Metropolitan Area Edition)
Growing Academy covered in the "Nikkei Shimbun (Tokyo Metropolitan Area Edition)" Morning Edition.
2013.8.26 SEN-I-NEWS
Growing Academy covered in the August 26 (Mon.) edition of the "SEN-I-NEWS".
2013.8.26 Nikkan Kogyo Shimbun
Growing Academy covered in the November 26 (Mon.) edition of the "Nikkan Kogyo Shimbun".
2013.7.30 TV Tokyo "News Morning Satellite"
Broadcast date July 30 5:45-6:45AM
Theme [Training of new employees in the service industry].
One of the participants of our course was covered as "1 day of a new employee".
2013.7.16 Keizaikai Keizaikai
Growing Academy covered in No.995 7/16 edition of "Keizaikai".
2013.6.3 Gaishoku Restaurant Shimbun Gaishoku Restaurant Shimbun
Interview with Mr. Arimoto, our company's representative" published in the June 3 edition of the "Gaishoku Restaurant Shimbun".
2013.5.12 BS11 "Weekly News ONZE"
Broadcast date May 12 18:00-18:55
Growing Academy activities covered under a theme of "Employment shifts in the service industry resulting from Abenomics".
2013.5.6 Japan Food Journal Japan Food Journal
Growing Academy covered in the May 6 (Mon.) edition of the "Japan Food Journal".
2013.5.1 Fuji Sankei Business i Fuji Sankei Business i
Growing Academy covered in the May 1 (Wed.) edition of the "Fuji Sankei Business i".
2013.4.8 TV Tokyo World Business Satellite TV Tokyo "World Business Satellite"
Broadcast date April 8 23:00-23:58
Content featured coverage of Growing Academy training and initiatives which also allow for "part time and seasonal worker participation in courses".
2013.1.31 Toyo Keizai ONLINE Toyo Keizai ONLINE
Mr. Arimoto covered in "Toyo Keizai ONLINE".
From a bad shop manager, to Hamburger University and the world
2013.1.4 Nikkei Marketing Journal Nikkei Marketing Journal
Mr. Arimoto's comments covered in the "Nikkei Marketing Journal".

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2012
2012.12.25 NHK General TV Shutoken Network NHK General TV "Shutoken Network"
Broadcast date December 25 18:10-19:00
Close up coverage of Growing Academy's characteristic "allowance of part time and seasonal worker participation in courses".
2012.12.10 PHP Business THE 21 PHP Business THE 21
Growing Academy president Mr. Arimoto covered in the January 2013 edition of "PHP Business THE 21" under a theme of "How to draw out the 'motivation' of individuals who can create results".
2012.12.1 Cafe&Restaurant Cafe&Restaurant
Growing Academy covered in December edition of "Cafe&Restaurant".
2012.11.20 Kindai Shokudo Kindai Shokudo
Growing Academy covered in No.526 December edition of "Kindai Shokudo".
2012.10.10 Nikkei Marketing Journal Nikkei Marketing Journal
Growing Academy's characteristic "Service industry specialized education and training business" covered in the October 10 edition of the "Nikkei Marketing Journal".
2012.10.6 Kigyo to Jinzai Kigyo to Jinzai
Mr. Arimoto covered in the October edition of "Kigyo to Jinzai".
2012.9.21 Nikkan Kogyo Shimbun Nikkan Kogyo Shimbun
Growing Academy covered in the September 19 edition of the "Nikkan Kogyo Shimbun".
2012.9.1 Senmonten Senmonten
Growing Academy covered in "New ways of thinking to lead to success Untapped hints for vitalization in the workplace" in No. 736 of "Senmonten".
2012.8.29 Nikkan Kogyo Shimbun Nikkan Kogyo Shimbun
Growing Academy covered in the August 29 edition of the "Nikkan Kogyo Shimbun".
2012.8.29 Leisure Industry Data Leisure Industry Data
Growing Academy covered in the September edition of "Leisure Industry Data".
2012.8.21 Management column - Company president's favorite management philosophies
President Arimoto covered for news on "Management column - Company president's favorite management philosophies".
Part 95 "If people change, the future will change"
2012.8.4 Weekly Diamond Weekly Diamond
Growing Academy covered in the July 30 edition of the "Weekly Diamond".
2012.5.25 Fitness Business Fitness Business
Featured in "Fitness Business" No. 60 "News & Trends Trends to watch".
2012.5.18 Sankei Biz
Our company's products and Growing Academy's products and services featured in "Sankei Biz" Kirari!
2012.5.7 Nikkei Marketing Journal
Hospitality & Growing Japan Co., Ltd. business covered on page 15 of the May 4 edition of the "Nikkei Marketing Journal".
2012.4.19 Hospitality & Growing Japan Co., Ltd. covered in "FOODLABO" by Shibata Publishing Company, the "Asahi Shimbun", "BIGLOBE News", "excite News" and "My Navi News".
2012.4.4 Nikkei Industrial Daily
Hospitality & Growing Japan Co., Ltd. services covered in the April 4 edition of the "Nikkei Industrial Daily".

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"How people grow up into first class""How people grow up into first class" -The way McDonald's teach, The way UNIQLO train-

Publisher: Syougyoukai / Price: 1575yen
Hitoshi Arimoto

The writer who acted as the person in charge of the employee educational facilities of McDonald's and UNIQLO. He shows the know-how explaining the theory "How to grow the person without talent", "Educational system which is constructed firmly is the key to train personnel", and "How to grow people up into first class".

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