Uniqlo aims to up sales with opening in Australia

Apr 16, 2014

Uniqlo aims to up sales with opening in Australia

Casual clothing chain Uniqlo opened its first store in Australia on Wednesday, with some 300 shoppers lining up early in an indication of high interest. Australia is the 16th overseas market for the chain and the first in the Southern Hemisphere, except Indonesia, which ...

Uniqlo set to boost staff status

Mar 19, 2014

Uniqlo set to boost staff status

Fast Retailing Co. plans to turn about 16,000 of the 30,000 part-timers at its domestic Uniqlo casual clothing stores into regional regular employees, company sources said Wednesday. The company has begun interviewing candidates for regular employment with the aim of implementing the plan over ...

Fast Retailing debuts on Hong Kong stock market

Mar 6, 2014

Fast Retailing debuts on Hong Kong stock market

Fast Retailing Co., the operator of Uniqlo casual clothing stores, went public on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange on Wednesday. The company aims to raise its profile in greater China and Southeast Asia through its first listing on an overseas stock exchange. The listing ...

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 13, 2013

Fast Retailing raises annual profit forecast as yen weakens

Fast Retailing Co. has raised its forecast for annual profit as the seller of Uniqlo-branded apparel benefits from a weakening yen. Net income will probably be ¥91.5 billion for the year ending in August, higher than its previous forecast of ¥87 billion, the Yamaguchi-based ...