Bridget Foley's Diary: Fall 2018: A Look Back

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How Ulta Is Resetting the Mass Beauty Shopping Experience

clock March 23, 2018Ellen Thomas


Tory Burch, Tresalia Tap Banks

clock March 23, 2018Evan Clark

Fast Retailing


Business Features

Think Tank: Protecting Fashion Design in the World of Copycats, Fast Fashion

Nicole Reifman discusses fashion design protection, fast fashion and the role of consumer recognition.

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Kim Jones at the GU launch event in Tokyo.

Designer and Luxury

Kim Jones Talks About Reinventing His Own Line for GU

The designer attended a cocktail party last week at Dover Street Market Ginza to launch the line, and hinted there was a big move ahead for him.

clock March 20, 2018Kelly Wetherille

H&M Hennes & Mauritz

Business Features

H&M, Asos and Zara Top List of Most Visited E-commerce Sites

Online marketing firm SEMrush said traffic to the top fashion apparel site rose over 11 percent this year.

clock February 16, 2018Arthur Zaczkiewicz

Kim Jones GU Production

Fashion Scoops

Kim Jones Collaborates With GU

Uniqlo’s lower-priced sister brand will sell updated versions of popular items from the designer’s namesake line.

clock February 15, 2018Kelly Wetherille

Uniqlo Stockholm


Uniqlo to Enter Swedish Market

The fast-fashion company will open its first store in Stockholm this fall.

clock January 17, 2018Kelly Wetherille

A Uniqlo store in Shinjuku, Tokyo


Fast Retailing’s Profit Grows 12.7% in Q1

Revenue from Uniqlo International surpassed that of Uniqlo Japan for the first time.

clock January 11, 2018Kelly Wetherille

The Takashimaya store in Nihonbashi, Tokyo


December Sales in Japan Grow

Retailers were given a boost thanks to colder-than-usual weather and a busy sale season.

clock January 5, 2018Kelly Wetherille

Marcus Tan

Business Features

Think Tank: Mitigating the Harmful Side of Unsustainable Consumer Practices

Marcus Tan explains how our culture’s obsession with the new is hurting the environment.

clock November 28, 2017Marcus Tan

Rula Ghani, Laura BushAsia Game Changer Awards, New York, USA - 01 Nov 2017


Uniqlo’s Tadashi Yanai, the Aga Khan, Dev Patel and More Honored by Asia Society

Fast Retailing Tadashi Yanai’s son Kazumi said his father “is running faster than anyone in the company right now.”

clock November 2, 2017Rosemary Feitelberg

The Mitsukoshi store in Ginza, Tokyo


Retailers in Japan See a Boost in October Sales

Two typhoons couldn’t keep customers from stocking up on winter items, as the month brought colder-than-average temps.

clock November 2, 2017Kelly Wetherille

Toray Industries president Akihiro Nikkaku and  Uniqlo president and ceo Tadashi Yanai


Uniqlo and Toray: Not Such Strange Bedfellows

Uniqlo and Toray’s partnership demonstrates innovation and grace.

clock October 25, 2017Sharon Edelson


Business Features

Think Tank: How Retail — and Its Workers — Will Survive Automation

Amit Sharma, founder and chief executive officer of Narvar, identifies five viable jobs in the age of automation.

clock October 20, 2017Amit Sharma

A Uniqlo store in Ginza, Tokyo


Fast Retailing Posts Record-High Full-Year Profit and Revenue

Strong growth by Uniqlo abroad helped to boost the Japanese company’s bottom line.

clock October 12, 2017Kelly Wetherille

Shibuya crossing in Tokyo


Japan’s Retailers See Mixed Sales in August

Cooler weather than usual in August negatively affected summer lines, but gave a boost to new fall items.

clock September 4, 2017Kelly Wetherille

GU smart cart smart mirror


Fast Retailing Brand GU Tweaks Strategy, Sets New Goals for Growth

Uniqlo’s low-priced sister brand will follow in its footsteps, increasing its rate of international expansion.

clock August 24, 2017Kelly Wetherille

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