TOKYO — Fast Retailing Co. Ltd. posted higher profits and sales for the first nine months of the year, citing the success of Uniqlo's new advertising campaigns and emphasis on basic garments like cotton T-shirts and jeans.
Net profits rose 26.8 percent to 40.08 billion yen, or $369.9 million, from 31.62 billion yen, or $266.6 million, for the nine-month period ending May 31. Sales rose 11.4 percent to 458.11 billion yen, or $4.23 billion, from 411.23 billion yen, or $3.47 billion.
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