Kenichi Nomaguchi

Takumen: The Ramen Story

Kenichi Nomaguchi

Talk: Takumen: The Ramen Story

Kenichi Nomaguchi, co-founder of the popular online ramen store Takumen, shares the challenges Takumen faced in the early stages, how they’ve been acquiring ramen shop owners to sell ramen on their site, and what’s their next growth strategy.

Kenichi Nomaguchi

Kenichi owns three restaurants at Tokyo’s Haneda and Narita airports and thinks he’s developing a winning idea: a chain of restaurants in smaller, less cosmopolitan U.S. cities that will attract diners by offering food that he says will be better than the “bland” fare they’re used to.