Jun 17, 2015

Hundreds of workers at supplier to Uniqlo strike over firings

Hundreds of factory workers at a Chinese supplier to Fast Retailing Co. are striking over the dismissal of some of the employees, forcing production to shut down, a labor rights group said. All of the about 900 workers at Artigas Clothing & Leatherwear Co. ...

Japan's billionaires reap windfall from BOJ's October surprise

Nov 6, 2014

Japan's billionaires reap windfall from BOJ's October surprise

The Bank of Japan’s unexpected stimulus has already made the country’s richest even wealthier, adding more than $3 billion to the four top billionaires’ net worth. Fast Retailing Co. Chairman Tadashi Yanai, Japan’s richest person, saw his fortune grow by about $2 billion in ...

Fast Retailing in H.K. depositary listing

Jan 27, 2014

Fast Retailing in H.K. depositary listing

Uniqlo owner Fast Retailing Co. plans to list depositary receipts in Hong Kong to help promote its brand to investors and customers in the region. Fast Retailing, which is on an overseas expansion drive, said it doesn’t plan to sell new shares or raise ...

Apr 23, 2013

Fast Retailing to unify wages worldwide

As part of its efforts to recruit skilled workers and expand its global business by offering higher wages, the operator of the Uniqlo clothing chain will unify its payment system for its employees and executives worldwide.

Apr 5, 2013

Fast Retailing chief Yanai richest person in Japan: Forbes

Fast Retailing Co. President and Chairman Tadashi Yanai topped U.S. magazine Forbes’ 2013 list of the 50 wealthiest in Japan announced Thursday. With assets of $15.5 billion as of March 25, Yanai remained in the top spot for the second straight year. His assets ...