TOKYO — Fast Retailing Co. Ltd.’s first-half net profit rose 24 percent to 35.55 billion yen, or $370.4 million at average exchange for the period, showing the company’s continued resilience to a weak retail climate in Japan and abroad.
The strength of its core Uniqlo brand propelled a 13 percent jump in sales to 357.42 billion yen, or $3.72 billion, for the six-month period ended Feb. 28.
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