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TOKYO, Japan — Uniqlo owner Fast Retailing Co. is hiring executives from retailers including Wal-Mart Stores Inc. to strengthen the Japanese clothier’s overseas expansion blitz.
TOKYO, Japan — Fast Retailing Co. profit rose 8.8 percent in the fiscal first quarter, beating analyst estimates, as the Japanese casual clothing chain that doubled in market value last year boosted sales per-customer.
After two decades of decline, Japan’s apparel market looks set for an era of growth and relatively stability. JapanConsuming reports.
TOKYO, Japan — Fast Retailing Co., Asia’s largest clothing retailer, forecast profit that missed analyst estimates amid weak consumer sentiment in Japan.
TOKYO, Japan — Cashmere sweaters at Uniqlo. Gourmet coffee and ice cream at 7-Eleven. These incongruously premium offerings by two of Japan's biggest retailers are part of a strategy to lift profit margins by enticing thrifty shoppers to splurge on little luxuries.
TOKYO, Japan — Fast Retailing Co.’s Uniqlo brand reported its biggest sales gain in almost four years in Japan as Asia’s largest clothing retailer benefited from strong demand for summer apparel.
TOKYO, Japan— Fast Retailing Co., Asia’s largest clothing retailer, joined Inditex SA and Hennes & Mauritz AB in signing an accord to improve factory safety in Bangladesh after an April garment complex collapse killed more than 1,000 people.
TOKYO, Japan — Fast Retailing Co., Asia’s biggest clothing retailer, fell the most in a month after reporting a drop in third-quarter operating profit due to discounting and increased marketing expenses.
TOKYO, Japan — Fast Retailing Co., Asia’s biggest clothing retailer, reported third-quarter operating profit below analyst estimates amid more discounts at its domestic outlets.
DHAKA, Bangladesh — Uniqlo, owned by Japan's Fast Retailing Co., is opening two stores in Bangladesh, a favourite low-cost sourcing hub for many international retailers but a country where, until now, they have not sold their clothes.