The Hong Kong based casual wear retailer Giordano International Ltd is to return to Japan following a nine year absence, reports news agency Asia Pulse. The announcement came during the visit to Japan of company vice president Leo Lam on Tuesday. The speciality retailer first entered the Japanese market in 1992 but was forced to close down almost immediately as the Japanese customers failed to catch on to the low-cost casual wear, but now with the sales of branded Uni-Qlo clothing soaring, Giordano feel that it is about time for a second attempt.