Macro factors, particularly in the US and Europe, have created a somewhat challenging environment for retailers in 2014. Many succumbed to h...
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Uniqlo, operated by Japanese apparel giant Fast Retailing, has confirmed plans to hike its prices this year, blaming a weaker yen. The count...
US clothing giant Gap Inc has set its sights on growing operating margin beyond 13%, as it looks to gain a larger share of the US$1.4 trilli...
Hong Kong based Crystal Group is one of Asia's largest apparel manufacturers, producing more than 230m garments a year for customers including Victoria's Secret, Levi's, A&F, H&M, M&S, Uniqlo, JC Penney and Gap. Here CEO Andrew Lo talks to just-style about supply chain consolidation, productivity, setting up offshore factories, and why big is better when it comes to building a competitive edge.
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 recorded sales growth at its Japanese stores in November, thanks to promotions related to the casual clothing brand's 30th anniversary.
Fast Retailing-owned casual clothing brand Uniqlo is to expand into Belgium by opening its first store in Antwerp in autumn next year.
Casual clothing retailer Uniqlo saw sales at its Japanese stores rise in October as cooler temperatures boosted sales of seasonal autumn and winter clothing.
Uniqlo owner Fast Retailing recorded a double-digit decline in full-year net profit thanks to continued losses for its J Brand business.
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.
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