Fast Retailing Co Ltd
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Fast Retailing Co today (14 December) opens its first Uniqlo brand casualwear store in France, making this the fifth overseas market for the firm following the UK, China, South Korea and the US. The Japanese company’s creative team talks to Michael Fitzpatrick about their mission to build a new urban cool image for its global flagships.
Fast Retailing, owner of the Uniqlo casual clothing chain, has cut its full-year earnings and sales forecast on the back of weaker demand in its home market.
Casual clothing brand Uniqlo saw sales at its Japanese stores climb in March, after warmer weather during the middle of the month kick started sales of spring garments.
Former True Religion executive Lynne Koplin has been appointed president of Fast Retailing-owned J Brand, just-style understands.
The most-read stories on just-style this week include reports of a drop in UK clothing sales last month, an insight into Uniqlo's multi-pronged attack on the US market, and a new Calvin Klein licensing deal in India agreed between PVH Corp and Arvind.
TPG Capital, part-owner of J Crew has declined to comment on reports Japanese retail group Fast Retailing has walked out on talks to acquire the US apparel and accessories retailer.
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