Fast Retailing

A Uniqlo store in Ginza, Tokyo

Financial

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

Retail

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

Retail

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

The Primark store on Oxford Street

Fashion Scoops

Hong Kong Investor EmergeVest Exits Denim Manufacturer After Merger

JD United Holdings has been merged with Roo Hsing to create a denim manufacturing giant.

clock August 10, 2017Samantha Conti

The Uniqlo To Go vending machine.

Retail

New Uniqlo Vending Machines Sell Jackets and Underwear, but Not Coke

The Japanese retailer is looking to break into new markets.

clock August 2, 2017Sharon Edelson

Uniqlo tapped Marvel for the theme of its T-shirt contest.

Fashion Scoops

Uniqlo Sees Marvel Fan-Favorites Spider-Man and Jessica Jones on Shirts

Japanese retail giant’s love affair with Disney began in 2009.

clock July 21, 2017Sharon Edelson

Uniqlo's London flagship

Retail

Fast Retailing’s Nine-Month Profit Jumps 69.1%

Uniqlo’s parent said the rise was largely due to a foreign exchange gain.

clock July 13, 2017Kelly Wetherille

Aritzia Summer 2017

Financial

Aritzia Continues Winning Streak With Q1 Gains

The Canadian retailer saw sales and profits rise during its first fiscal quarter.

clock July 12, 2017Kali Hays

Gordon Reid, Uniqlo's newest global brand ambassador

Fashion Scoops

Gordon Reid: Uniqlo’s New Global Brand Ambassador

He is the world’s top male professional wheelchair tennis player and the first British athlete to hold the role at the company.

clock July 11, 2017Kelly Wetherille

The Mitsukoshi store in Ginza, Tokyo

Retail

Retail Sales in Japan Increase in June

Earlier-than-usual summer clearance sales, as well as strong demand from overseas visitors, contributed to the rise.

clock July 4, 2017Kelly Wetherille

Aritzia Summer 2017

Financial

Aritzia Sales, Profits Rise After IPO

The women’s retailer posted double-digit growth that’s poised to continue.

clock May 10, 2017Kali Hays

Gucci

Legal

The 5 Biggest Lawsuits in Fashion

Fashion may seem glamorous, but it’s really a business rife with legal issues and pitfalls.

clock April 25, 2017Kali Hays

J.C. Penney

Financial

J.C. Penney, Dillard’s Expected to Pull Through Retail Reckoning

Analysts from Fitch Ratings said things at both department stores look stable, despite store closures and sales declines.

clock April 13, 2017Kali Hays

Rihanna and models

Legal

Puma Says Forever 21’s Rihanna Design Knock-Offs Threaten Entire Business

The athleticwear brand is pushing hard to get alleged copies of Rihanna’s Fenty shoe designs off the market.

clock April 13, 2017Kali Hays

A Uniqlo store in Shibuya, Tokyo.

Financial

Fast Retailing’s Profit More Than Doubles in First Half

Higher revenues, controlled discounting and a large foreign exchange gain boosted the company’s bottom line.

clock April 13, 2017Kelly Wetherille

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