Fast Retailing

Roger Federer of Switzerland enters court wearing Uniqlo outfitWimbledon Tennis Championships, Day 1, The All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, London, UK - 02 Jul 2018

Marketing and Promotion

Uniqlo Names Roger Federer Latest Brand Ambassador

The athlete will represent the brand starting with The Championships, Wimbledon 2018.

clock July 2, 2018Kelly Wetherille

Uniqlo Copenhagen

Retail

Uniqlo to Enter Denmark in Spring 2019

The country will become the retailer’s ninth market in Europe.

clock June 26, 2018Kelly Wetherille

Retail

Osaka Quake Leaves Three Dead, Disrupts Transport and Retail

The 6.1-magnitude earthquake damaged buildings, toppled furniture, and halted transportation services

clock June 18, 2018Kelly Wetherille

Customers in select NYX stores will be able to view makeup tutorials in a virtual reality experience.

Retail

Retail’s Next Big Step Is Consumer-centric — and Complicated

Between shifting consumer demands, technology advancements and boiling bottom lines, executives are gathering to take a hard look at the best way to move forward.

clock June 13, 2018WWD Staff

The Mitsukoshi store in Ginza, Tokyo

Retail

May Sales Mixed Among Retailers in Japan

Cooler weather and one fewer holiday dampened sales, while some retailers got a boost from overseas visitors to the country.

clock June 4, 2018Kelly Wetherille

Retail

Fast Retailing’s GU to Open in South Korea

The company hopes to emulate the success that sister brand Uniqlo has had in the country.

clock May 16, 2018Kelly Wetherille

Uniqlo Manila Philippines flagship

Retail

Uniqlo to Open Flagship in the Philippines

The store will be the brand’s largest in Southeast Asia and its 15th global flagship.

clock May 14, 2018Kelly Wetherille

A view of Amazon packages at the 'Deutsche Post' DHL shipping center in Rheinberg, Germany, 28 November 2017. The DHL shipping center is directly connected to a Amazon logistics and distribution center.DHL Shipping Center in Rheinberg, Germany - 28 Nov 2017

Business Features

Think Tank: Finding Success Without Mirroring Gucci, Zara or Amazon

Edward Hertzman, founder and president of Sourcing Journal, explains.

clock May 4, 2018Edward Hertzman

Uniqlo Hawaii rendering

Human Resources

Former Popeye Editor in Chief Joins Fast Retailing

In his new position, Takahiro Kinoshita will oversee Uniqlo’s overall creative communications.

clock May 1, 2018Kelly Wetherille

Zara Pop-Up Store on Milan's Corso Vittorio Emanuele

Retail

Zara Opens Temporary Store in Milan

The shop combines the physical retail experience with online-centered functionalities.

clock April 16, 2018Alessandra Turra

A Uniqlo store in Ginza, Tokyo

Financial

Fast Retailing’s H1 Profit and Sales Grow, FY Estimates Raised

The company continues its charge toward becoming the world’s leading apparel retailer.

clock April 12, 2018Kelly Wetherille

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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.

clock March 23, 2018Nicole Reifman

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

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