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  • Corporate governance (overall rating): Overall rating of each country's adherence to the corporate governance guidelines set forth in three prominent economical essays. The ratings are out of 10, with 10 meaning full adherence.
  • Specific companies > Apple Store first opening: First opening of Apple Stores.
  • Specific companies > Apple Stores: Countries compared by number of Apple stores located at its territory. The Apple campus, located in Cupertino (California) hosts not only the company headquartes, but the original Employee Store (now named Apple Company Store), which is the only place in the world where legitimate merchandise with the Apple logo (such as t-shirts, hats and the like) can be purchased. Another special case is China, that currently hosts 10 official Apple stores, but also numerous fake ones. These imitations try to mimic the look and feel of the orginal stores, with varying degrees of success. Other countries are known to host unauthorized stores too.
  • Specific companies > IKEA > Debut: The year in which the first IKEA opened in each country. The first IKEA opened in Sweden in 1958.
  • Specific companies > IKEA > No. of stores: The number of IKEA outlets in each country.
STAT Japan United States HISTORY
Corporate governance (overall rating) 3.3
Ranked 35th.
Ranked 4th. 2 times more than Japan
Specific companies > Apple Store first opening November 30, 2014 May 19, 2001
Specific companies > Apple Stores 7
Ranked 10th.
Ranked 1st. 36 times more than Japan
Specific companies > IKEA > Debut 5
Ranked 18th.
Ranked 31st. 397 times more than Japan

Specific companies > IKEA > No. of stores 5
Ranked 18th.
Ranked 1st. 8 times more than Japan