Company:PR Times

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Short description: Japanese public relations company
PR Times
Native name
kabushiki kaisha PR Times
TYO: 3922
IndustryInformation & Communication
¥1.043 billion[1]
Total assets¥3.458 billion[1]
OwnerVector Inc.
Number of employees
77 (as of 2022-02-28)[1]

PR Times (stylized in all caps, PR TIMES, Inc.) is a Japanese public relations company headquartered in Minato, Tokyo.[2] Its main business is distributing press releases, supported by corporate public relations and public hearing activities.[3][4] In August 2018, the company moved to the TSE First Section from the TSE Mothers startup market.[5]

The company is one of the constituents of the JPX Nikkei Mid and Small Cap Index.[6]


The company operates the "PR TIMES" service that widely distributes announcement materials and press releases (news releases) for the media created by companies, government offices, local governments, etc.[7] The distribution site with the same name can be viewed by members of the media as well as the general public.

As of February 2021, more than 50,000 companies and 50% of listed companies use it. It delivers more than 20,000 press releases per month, and page views (PV) exceeded 60 million at the highest.[8][9]

The PR Times has partnered with about 200 media, including the digital versions of major national newspapers (The Asahi Shimbun, Sankei Shimbun, Mainichi Shimbun, Yomiuri Shimbun),[10][11] and press releases are reprinted in the original.[12]


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 株式会社PR TIMES (2021-05-26) (in ja). 第16期(2020年3月1日 - 2021年2月28日)有価証券報告書 (Report). 
  2. "株式会社PR TIMESってどんな会社?" (in ja). Retrieved 2022-03-17. 
  3. "MarkeGear ranks PR TIMES as Top Newswire service in Japan". 2011-07-21. Retrieved 2023-01-01. 
  4. "実績No.1!「PR TIMES」に学ぶスタートアップのためのプレスリリース活用法" (in ja). 2021-11-18. Retrieved 2022-03-17. 
  5. "市場変更銘柄一覧" (in ja). 日本取引所グループ. 2018-08-30. 
  6. JPX日経中小型株指数構成銘柄一覧 (2021年9月30日時点) 2021年10月4日公表 2021年10月8日閲覧。
  7. "PR Times on the Forbes Asia's 200 Best Under A Billion List". Forbes. 2018-07-18. Retrieved 2023-01-01. 
  8. "彩の国企業探訪・株式会社PR TIMES│ぶぎんレポート(PDF)" (in ja). ぶぎん地域経済研究所. pp. 44–47. Retrieved 2019-01-06. 
  9. "PR TIMESサービス紹介|プレスリリース・ニュースリリースNo1配信サイト" (in ja). 
  10. "Japanese startup-focused promotion agency PR Times files for IPO". The Bridge. 2016-02-06. Retrieved 2023-03-07. 
  11. "Digging Into the Earnings & Quant Data For These Shares: PR TIMES, Inc.(TSE:3922), Tecnos Japan Incorporated(TSE:3666)". Hartsburg News. 2019-03-13. Retrieved 2023-03-07. 
  12. "PR TIMESパートナーメディア一覧(PDF)" (in ja). PR TIMES. Retrieved 2019-01-06. 

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