JAPAN: Hot weather boosts Uniqlo sales in August
By Katie Smith | 4 September 2012
Japanese casual clothing retailer Uniqlo today (4 September) booked a 2% rise in August same-store sales after hot weather boosted demand for summer clothing.
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