Tadashi Yanai

Mujin intelligent robot

Retail

Robots, AI Are Infiltrating Fast Retailing’s Supply Chain

The retailer has entered into partnerships with two robotics companies in order to overhaul its warehouses.

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Financial

Fast Retailing Posts Record-High FY Profit and Sales

Sales of Uniqlo International reach 1 trillion yen for the first time.

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Uniqlo Opens in India

Retail

Uniqlo Opens First Store in India

While later to arrive than H&M and Zara, two more Uniqlo stores are in the pipeline in the New Delhi area.

clock October 4, 2019Mayu Saini

A mock up of the planned Milan Uniqlo store.

Financial

Fast Retailing Lowers FY Forecast, Despite Growth in First Half

The Japanese retailer posted record-high profit and revenue in the half, but revised downward its guidance for full-year operating profit.

clock April 11, 2019Kelly Wetherille

Uniqlo Swedish Olympic Team

Retail

Uniqlo to Outfit Swedish Olympic and Paralympic Teams

The Japanese brand will provide athletes and officials with clothing for four years.

clock January 24, 2019Kelly Wetherille

Ayumu Hirano Uniqlo

Retail

Uniqlo Names Pro Snowboarder Ayumu Hirano as Latest Brand Ambassador

The athlete will follow in the footsteps of Roger Federer, Kei Nishikori and Adam Scott.

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Tadashi YanaiUniqlo & Alexander Wang Heattech collaboration launch, New York, USA - 23 Oct 2018

Business Features

Tadashi Yanai: On Succession Planning, Alexander Wang and Human Nature

The Fast Retailing chief is thinking about the future of his company and that of the world.

clock October 25, 2018Evan Clark

Tadashi Yanai

Retail

Fast Retailing Posts Record FY Profit and Sales

Uniqlo’s international sales outpaced domestic ones for the first time.

clock October 11, 2018Kelly Wetherille

Roger Federer and Tadashi Yanai

Fashion Scoops

Roger Federer Meets Uniqlo’s Tadashi Yanai in Tokyo

The athlete has a ten-year contract with Uniqlo, which will include humanitarian activities.

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A Uniqlo store in Shinjuku, Tokyo

Retail

Uniqlo to Enter Vietnam in Fall 2019

The announcement follows similar ones earlier this year related to Denmark and India

clock August 30, 2018Kelly Wetherille

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

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

Parties

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

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

Retail

Uniqlo and Toray: Not Such Strange Bedfellows

Uniqlo and Toray’s partnership demonstrates innovation and grace.

clock October 25, 2017Sharon Edelson

Tadashi Yanai

Retail

Tadashi Yanai’s Global Vision — and U.S. Plan

The founder, chairman and chief executive officer of Fast Retailing talks about the company’s digitally driven future and new U.S. strategy.

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