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Top company strategic reviews of 2014

Macro factors, particularly in the US and Europe, have created a somewhat challenging environment for retailers in 2014. Many succumbed to h...

Who has signed up to the Greenpeace Detox Campaign

In 2011, Greenpeace published its Dirty Laundry report, which found toxic chemicals in waste water discharges from two textile processing fa...

Uniqlo price hike may restore profit margins

Uniqlo, operated by Japanese apparel giant Fast Retailing, has confirmed plans to hike its prices this year, blaming a weaker yen. The count...

Uniqlo in multi-pronged attack on US market

Premium Supima cotton, musician Pharrell Williams and New York's Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) are spearheading the drive by Japan's Fast Reta...

Latest Interviews

Interview: Henry Tan, CEO, Luen Thai Holdings 9 May 2012

Leonie Barrie

Luen Thai Holdings is Hong Kong's largest listed garment firm, with 34,000 employees, revenues of around US$1bn and a flagship business that produces over 80m garments a year - as well as footwear and bags - from production bases in China, the Philippines, Indonesia, India, Bangladesh and Cambodia. In the first of two articles based on a conversation with just-style managing editor Leonie Barrie at the recent Prime Source Forum in Hong Kong, CEO Henry Tan calls for industry-wide collaboration in a bid to increase efficiency and offset rising costs in the apparel supply chain.

Uniqlo rolls out new look for global flagships 14 Dec 2007

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.

Latest News

Promotions boost Uniqlo November sales 2 Dec 2014

Katie Smith

Uniqlo recorded sales growth at its Japanese stores in November, thanks to promotions related to the casual clothing brand's 30th anniversary.

Uniqlo to expand into Belgium with first store 12 Nov 2014

Katie Smith

Fast Retailing-owned casual clothing brand Uniqlo is to expand into Belgium by opening its first store in Antwerp in autumn next year.

Cooler weather warms up Uniqlo October sales 4 Nov 2014

Katie Smith

Casual clothing retailer Uniqlo saw sales at its Japanese stores rise in October as cooler temperatures boosted sales of seasonal autumn and winter clothing.

Fast Retailing FY profit hit by J Brand charge 9 Oct 2014

Richard Woodard

Uniqlo owner Fast Retailing recorded a double-digit decline in full-year net profit thanks to continued losses for its J Brand business.

Uniqlo September sales boosted by cooler weather 2 Oct 2014

Katie Smith

Fast Retailing-owned casual clothing brand Uniqlo booked a double-digit increase in September sales at its Japanese stores as cooler weather boosted demand for autumn clothing.

Latest blogs

Spotlight shines on Ethiopia sourcing 11 Mar 2014

Leonie Barrie

just-style turned the spotlight on Ethiopia last week, marking the release of a new research report looking at the country's emerging apparel and textile industry with additional insights into its rising potential for sourcing garments.

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