Uniqlo

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

A view of the "Contemporary Muslim Fashions" exhibit at de Young Museum, San Francisco

Fashion Scoops

Exhibition on Muslim Fashions Causes Turmoil in Germany

Muslim Fashions exhibition at Frankfurt’s Museum Angewandte Kunst stirs controversies about headscarf in Germany.

clock April 5, 2019Quynh Tran

Fashion Scoops

Blackstone, Jack Wolfskin Dispute Labor Rights Activists’ Call to Pay Factory Workers $10.8M

A Blackstone Group executive noted that the factory in question was owned by a third party, and Blackstone no longer has an investment in Jack Wolfskin.

clock April 2, 2019Rosemary Feitelberg

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Technology

H&M’s Power Play

The fast-fashion retailer looks to leverage Internet personalities and their fans.

clock April 1, 2019Sharon Edelson

Left to right, "MTA Subway Door," by various artists, "BE@RBRICK X Chanel," and "Her Majesty," by JJ Adams, from Heritage Auctions.

Retail

Bloomingdale’s Aims to Create a Canvas for Urban Art

Some works straddle the worlds of art and fashion.

clock March 1, 2019Sharon Edelson

J.W. Anderson x Uniqlo spring 2019

Fashion Scoops

Jonathan Anderson Debuts Third Uniqlo Collaboration in Paris

The collection, which was inspired by British heritage, will hit stores on March 5.

clock February 26, 2019Fleur Burlet

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

A rendering of the Hudson Yards M.Gemi storefront.

Retail

Hudson Yards to Engage Customers With New Concepts

Hudson Yards creates retail zone filled with new experiences, novel products.

clock January 16, 2019Sharon Edelson

Uniqlo

Retail

Fast Retailing’s First-Quarter Profit Dips on Poor Results From Uniqlo Japan

The company said a warmer-than-usual winter hindered its performance in its home country.

clock January 10, 2019Kelly Wetherille

Retail valuations have fallen as investors struggle to see the path forward.

Financial

Retail’s Wild Ride on Wall Street in 2018

A look at some of the best- and worst-performing stocks in the sector.

clock December 31, 2018Kellie Ell

Uniqlo

Retail

Uniqlo Latest Addition to Downtown L.A.’s The Bloc

The retailer’s newest door joins Macy’s and Nordstrom Local at the outdoor shopping center.

clock December 13, 2018Kari Hamanaka

The Off-White in 8 Rockwell is an example of Manila's booming retail scene.

Retail

Southeast Asia’s New Retail Magnet: The Philippines

Often thought of as being under-the-radar retailwise, the Philippines in fact is an attractive proposition for many international brands.

clock November 19, 2018Bambina Wise

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.

clock November 6, 2018Kelly Wetherille

Design

Business Features

Altagamma Design Conference Highlights Alternative Approach, Materials

Biofacturing was a key theme of the first Next Design Perspectives conference in Milan.

clock October 31, 2018Luisa Zargani and Martino Carrera

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

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clock May 24, 2019Fiona Ma

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