9 December 2013
Despite another challenging year for retailers in 2013, international expansion, support for workers in the clothing supply chain, and innovative merchandise were on the list of accomplishments for some. However, others were forced to enter administration amid increased competition.
5 December 2013
Global retailer Uniqlo has promoted Lawrence Meyer to the newly-created role of chief executive officer for the US.
3 December 2013
Casual clothing retailer Uniqlo has booked an rise in sales at its Japanese stores in November, after colder weather boosted demand for its winter ranges.
5 November 2013
Japanese retailer Fast Retailing has appointed Nancy Pedot as chief executive of the company's Comptoir des Cotonniers and Princesse tam.tam brands, and group executive officer.
5 November 2013
Casual clothing retailer Uniqlo has blamed warmer-than-expected weather in mid-October for a 13.8% decline in same-store sales at its Japanese stores.
11 October 2013
Fast Retailing, owner of the Uniqlo casual clothing brand, reported a surge in full-year profit after record sales offset a slight decline in gross margin.
2 October 2013
Fast Retailing recorded an 8.1% increase in same store sales at its Japanese Uniqlo stores in September, thanks to cooler weather during the later half of the month.
30 September 2013
Japanese casual clothing brand Uniqlo is to open its first store in Australia next spring as part of its ongoing international expansion efforts.
27 September 2013
Japanese clothing chain Uniqlo is to open two more stores in the Bangladesh capital Dhaka, as part of plans to establish a nationwide chain.
27 September 2013
Warmer innerwear and new ultra-lightweight down jackets and vests are among some of the latest innovations from casual clothing brand Uniqlo.
3 September 2013
Casual clothing brand Uniqlo booked strong sales growth at its Japanese stores in August, after summer items sold well due to the continued hot weather.
29 August 2013
Japanese casual clothing retailer Uniqlo is to open its first store in Germany next year, as part of wider European expansion plans.
8 August 2013
Fast Retailing, which owns the Uniqlo brand, has signed the Accord on Fire and Building Safety in Bangladesh.
5 August 2013
Japanese retail group Fast Retailing has revealed plans to launch premium denim label J Brand in Japan.
2 August 2013
Fast Retailing has recorded strong same store sales growth in its Japanese Uniqlo stores during July thanks to good weather and strong demand for summer clothing.
12 July 2013
Japan's Fast Retailing, owner of the Uniqlo casual clothing brand, has reported a hike in third-quarter net profit, boosted by higher sales across all of its brands.
11 July 2013
Casual clothing brand Uniqlo is accelerating its expansion in the US by opening ten smaller format stores in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut and California this autumn.
2 July 2013
Fast Retailing today (2 July) said same store sales jumped in its Japanese Uniqlo stores during June on the back of strong demand for summer clothing.
28 June 2013
The most-read stories on just-style this week include worker shortages holding clothing exports back in Laos, President Obama suspending US trade preferences for Bangladesh, and a comment on prospects for an African clothing industry.
24 June 2013
Japanese retailer Fast Retailing is to introduce its GU, Comptoir des Cotonniers, Princesse tam.tam and PLST (plus T) clothing brands in China for the first time later this year.
21 June 2013
The most-read stories on just-style this week include continuing protests in Cambodia over the sacking of garment workers, the news that apparel pricing edged up in May, and Tesco's decision to stop sourcing from an unsafe factory in Bangladesh.
21 June 2013
Japanese casual clothing retailer Uniqlo aims to accelerate its expansion in Southeast Asia starting with the opening of its first store in Indonesia tomorrow (22 June).
17 June 2013
Fast Retailing is set to open its first two stores in Bangladesh as part of its tie-up with Grameen Group's Grameen Healthcare Trust, a social enterprise that helps to address issues related to poverty, public sanitation, education, gender issues and the environment.
4 June 2013
Warmer weather has helped casual clothing brand Uniqlo book a 14.2% increase in sales at its Japanese stores during May.
31 May 2013
North America may no longer take centre stage in the global apparel market, but the recession has by no means sounded the region's curtain call, according to Euromonitor International.
30 May 2013
Fast Retailing, the owner of Japanese casual clothing brand Uniqlo, is continuing to review the Accord on Fire and Building Safety in Bangladesh.
2 May 2013
Uniqlo saw sales in its Japanese stores fall during April, as unseasonably cool weather impacted sales.
30 April 2013
Hong Kong listed Luen Thai Holdings, one of the world's leading apparel manufacturing and supply chain services providers, has completed its US$55m acquisition of Singapore-based Ocean Sky Group.
11 April 2013
Fast Retailing, the owner of Japanese casual clothing brand Uniqlo, has lifted its profit and sales forecasts for the current financial year after reporting double-digit gains in the first half.
3 April 2013
Fast Retailing has attributed sales gains in its Japanese Uniqlo stores during March to consistently warm weather.