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Uniqlo Theory Regent Street London

Financial

Amid Renewed COVID-19 Measures, Fast Retailing Lowers FY Guidance

The company saw large increases in nine-month sales and profit, but its results fell below its own expectations.

clock July 15, 2021Kelly Wetherille

A rendering of the first combined Uniqlo and Theory space that will open in spring 2022 on Regent Street in London.

Retail

Highs and Lows on the U.K. High Street as Retailers Return to Business

Uniqlo and Theory are moving into a new space on Regent Street, but some 1,000 job cuts are looming at John Lewis Partnership, which is slimming down its management structure and putting the focus on customer-facing staff.

clock July 14, 2021Samantha Conti

UNHCR Uniqlo Fast Retailing

Social Impact

Fast Retailing Works With UNHCR to Reduce Spread of COVID-19 Among Refugees

The company will donate an additional 2 million reusable masks, as well as $100,000, to support displaced people.

clock June 17, 2021Kelly Wetherille

Uniqlo Asakusa

Retail

Uniqlo Opens Store in Tokyo’s Historic Asakusa District

The store employs the concept of “our neighborhood” to highlight other local businesses.

clock June 4, 2021Kelly Wetherille

Lotta Schelin Uniqlo Sweden

Activewear

EXCLUSIVE: Uniqlo Unveils Official Swedish Olympic and Paralympic Collection

Designed in collaboration with athletes, the apparel includes casual items and competition wear utilizing innovative construction methods.

clock May 19, 2021Kelly Wetherille

A look from Zara’s collaboration with Taschen.

Fashion Scoops

Assouline, Zara Team Up for Travel-Inspired Apparel

The fashion crowd — like millions of others around the globe — has whiled away off hours reading during the pandemic.

clock April 8, 2021Rosemary Feitelberg

Uniqlo Tokyo

Financial

Fast Retailing Sees Strong First Half, Raises Full-Year Guidance

Strong performance by Uniqlo in Japan and Greater China drove the growth, despite the impact of COVID-19 on other markets.

clock April 8, 2021Kelly Wetherille

Uniqlo Airism mask

Social Impact

Fast Retailing Donates 1 Million Masks to Refugees

The announcement marks the latest development in a decade-long partnership with the UNHCR.

clock February 24, 2021Kelly Wetherille

Mitsukoshi Nihonbashi

Retail

Amid Renewed State of Emergency, January Sales in Japan are Mixed

Department stores continued to suffer from a lack of customers, including those from overseas, while low-priced stores fared better

clock February 2, 2021Kelly Wetherille

UT x Musée du Louvre

Sportswear

Uniqlo Signs Four-Year Partnership With the Louvre

The agreement will launch with a series of UT T-shirts and will also include sponsorship of some museum programs and events.

clock January 28, 2021Kelly Wetherille

Shingo Kunieda

Social Impact

Fast Retailing Joins Global Initiative to Target Disability Inclusion

The Uniqlo parent has signed on to the Valuable 500, following in the footsteps of over 400 companies worldwide

clock January 21, 2021Kelly Wetherille

Uniqlo Tokyo

Financial

Fast Retailing’s Q1 Net Slips 0.7%, Operating Profit Grows

The COVID-19 pandemic negatively affected sales from Uniqlo International, but performance from Uniqlo Japan was strong.

clock January 14, 2021Kelly Wetherille

Theory RTW Spring 2021

Markets

Theory Taps Emmanuel Stern as CEO of European Business

Most recently, he was co-ceo of The Kooples.

clock December 28, 2020Lisa Lockwood

Social Impact

EXCLUSIVE: Fast Retailing Foundation Launches Scholarship Program

Up to 10 students will receive a full ride to graduate programs at top fashion and schools.

clock December 17, 2020Kelly Wetherille

Teyana Taylor

Fashion Features

Teyana Taylor Exclusively Chats PrettyLittleThing Creative Director Role, Reflects on the Year

The entertainer will release her first collection in January.

clock December 16, 2020Ryma Chikhoune

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