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TADASHI YANAI

Japan Times
BUSINESS
Jun 1, 2022
Uniqlo chief regains top spot on Japan's rich list, despite sharp drop in wealth
Tadashi Yanai, founder and president of Fast Retailing, has seen his wealth fall by 44% to $23.6 billion.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / Japan
Apr 29, 2022
Japan’s aging billionaires think they are indispensable. That’s a problem.
Japan's aging and hard-working corporate founders donu2019t know when to walk away.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Mar 9, 2022
Uniqlo pressured to halt Russia sales after CEO vows to stay
Comments defending the decision by CEO Tadashi Yanai have drawn criticism, with some social media users pushing the hashtag #BoycottUniqlo.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Mar 7, 2022
Uniqlo owner pledges to stay in Russia as wave of companies exit
Fast Retailing Co., Asiau2019s largest retailer and parent of Uniqlo, will continue to operate in Russia.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Sep 23, 2021
Library named after alum Haruki Murakami at Tokyo's Waseda University
The university will open the Waseda International House of Literature, also known as the Murakami Haruki Library, on Oct. 1 at its campus in Tokyo.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Sep 14, 2021
Japan’s new richest person builds $38 billion automation fortune
Keyence Corp. founder Takemitsu Takizaki is now worth $38.2 billion, after the sensor-makeru2019s shares almost doubled since the start of last year.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
May 19, 2021
U.S. blocked Uniqlo shirts over Xinjiang forced-labor concerns
Uniqlo failed to provide enough information to establish the items were not produced in part by forced labor in Chinau2019s far west Xinjiang region, according to U.S. customs.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Apr 9, 2021
Fast Retailing keeping eye on cotton supply amid Xinjiang controversy
CEO Tadashi Yanai said that his company, which runs the Uniqlo casual clothing chain, would immediately halt business with suppliers if forced labor is found.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Mar 23, 2021
Japanese billionaire’s drab clothing firm becomes a sportswear sensation
Shares in Yoshio Tsuchiyau2019s Workman Co. have more than quadrupled since the start of 2018.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Jun 24, 2020
Fast Retailing chief to donate ¥10 billion for medical research
Fast Retailing Co. Chairman and CEO Tadashi Yanai said Wednesday he will donate ¥10 billion ($94 million) to Kyoto University to support its medical research under two Nobel Prize winners, Tasuku Honjo and Shinya Yamanaka.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Apr 9, 2020
Fast Retailing sharply cuts earnings outlook due to virus outbreak
Fast Retailing Co. on Thursday sharply cut its earnings outlook for its business year ending in August as the global outbreak of the new coronavirus forced the casual clothing retailer to close most of its overseas stores in Asia, Europe and North America.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Dec 27, 2019
Uniqlo founder Tadashi Yanai, one of the few directors to stand up to Masayoshi Son, exits SoftBank board
Fast Retailing Co. Chief Executive Officer Tadashi Yanai is leaving SoftBank Group Corp.'s board after more than 18 years as one of the few directors with the heft to challenge Masayoshi Son.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Sep 4, 2019
Uniqlo operator partners with U.N. agency in bid to improve working conditions in Asia
Fast Retailing Co. said Wednesday it is partnering with the U.N.'s International Labour Organization to improve conditions for workers in Asia, in its latest push to ensure labor protection in countries where social security systems are underdeveloped.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Sep 4, 2019
Billionaire Uniqlo founder Tadashi Yanai wants a woman to succeed him
Tadashi Yanai, Fast Retailing Co.’s 70-year-old billionaire founder, said he would prefer to be succeeded by a woman, adding it would be better for Asia’s largest retailer.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Dec 21, 2018
Asia's megarich took a $137 billion hit in the pocketbook in 2018
The world's fastest growing source of megawealth hit a speed bump this year.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Media / MEDIA MIX
Dec 15, 2018
Carlos Ghosn's arrest spurs debate on executive salaries in Japan
On Dec. 10, Masaaki Tanaka, former vice president of Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, told a news conference he would step down as president and CEO of Japan Investment Corp., an entity set up by the government in September to develop new industries through capital investment.
BUSINESS / Companies
Oct 12, 2018
Uniqlo operator Fast Retailing nominates founder Tadashi Yanai's two sons to board
Fast Retailing Co. nominated its billionaire founder's two sons to the board of the Uniqlo operator, but their father insists neither is slated to take over his post, at least for now.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Oct 3, 2018
On Tokyo trip, tennis star Roger Federer says he's focusing on future with new sponsor Uniqlo
Roger Federer said on Tuesday in Tokyo that his decision to end a 20-year association with Nike and embark on a new chapter with Uniqlo was influenced by the Japanese clothing company's commitment to stay with him long after his playing days are over.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Jul 13, 2018
Uniqlo finds success abroad, downplays trade war risk
Fast Retailing Co. shares climbed the most since January on signs that the retailer's steady expansion in overseas markets, now headlined by the face of Roger Federer, is bearing fruit even in the face of risks from an escalating trade dispute.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
May 10, 2018
Japan's apparel giant Uniqlo to make foray into India in 2019
Global apparel retailer Uniqlo Co. will enter the Indian market in fall 2019, signaling its strong resolve to penetrate Asia's third-largest economy as part of a global campaign.

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