Smart & Sexy, Curvy Couture, ThirdLove and Pepper are just some of the innerwear firms awarding grants to female-founded and female-run companies.
Building new headquarters on the Place des Vosges, the brand is expanding at home and in Asia, aiming to double sales in the next two years.
Net profit declined by nearly 43 percent, while sales were down by more than 15 percent.
Retailers in Tokyo began opening their doors last week, but some will continue to wait.
Brands like Wacoal America and ThirdLove donate bras and underwear to medical personnel working on the front lines of the pandemic.
The Uniqlo parent expects its yearly net profit to plummet by 38.5 percent and warns further revisions may be necessary.
The collection is for D+ consumers.
Weaker business from Uniqlo in South Korea and Hong Kong as well as unseasonably warm weather weighed on results.
The retailer has entered into partnerships with two robotics companies in order to overhaul its warehouses.
Only four female chief executive officers landed among the top 100 — compared to three women on last year’s list.
Sales of Uniqlo International reach 1 trillion yen for the first time.