Tag Archives: Uniqlo

Uniqlo targets Zara in faster fashion move

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(Source: Retail News Asia| 22 March 2017) From fast fashion to faster fashion: speed is seen as the key by Uniqlo owner Fast Retailing in its bid to outrace apparel powerhouse Zara. Uniqlo founder Tadashi Yanai says Fast Retailing plans to shorten the time it takes from design to delivery to about 13 days, roughly the same as Zara, owned by ...

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Fast Retailing rolling out GU shops overseas

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(Source: Inside Retail Asia | 4 October 2016) Japanese retail holding company Fast Retailing intends to have 1000 shops for its low-cost GU brand overseas in 10 years, up from about 10 foreign stores now. GU sells clothing often priced at about half that of stablemate Uniqlo. Fast Retailing will expand GU first in Asia, where Uniqlo has been successful, ...

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Uniqlo Philippines to open six new stores

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(Source: Inside Retail Asia | 13 April 2016) Japanese fashion brand Uniqlo is opening six stores in the Philippines by June 2016. “We are thrilled to announce that Uniqlo will open four new stores in Luzon by May and two new stores in the Visayas by June, as we continue to bring high-quality and innovative clothing to Filipinos,” said Katsumi ...

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Japan’s retail giant Uniqlo opens in Cebu

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(Source: Cebu Daily News | October 21, 2015) Uniqlo, the global clothing retailer, will open its first store in Cebu under its LifeWear concept, Simple Made Better at the 1st Level, The Northwing, SM City Cebu on October 23, 2015. This will mark its 25th store in the country and its entry into the Visayas region. The 1,000 sq. meter store will feature ...

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Uniqlo eyes PH as garments production site

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(Source: Philippine Daily Inquirer, by Amy Remo | July 26, 2015) Global clothing retailer Uniqlo is planning to tap Philippine garments manufacturers as it considers making the country one of its production sites that will cater to its global retail network. In a briefing on Thursday, Katsumi Kubota, chief operating officer of Fast Retailing Philippines Inc., said he had started ...

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Uniqlo-owner Fast Retailing sees no impact from China turmoil

Uniqlo’s Fast Retailing plans to open 1,000 stores in China

(Source: Inside Retail Asia | July 13, 2015) Fast Retailing Co Ltd brushed off concerns about China’s economy triggered by recent stock market turmoil, saying it was pushing ahead with plans to open more stores in the biggest foreign market for its Uniqlo casual clothing chain. The Japanese company is expanding rapidly in China as it aims to become the ...

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Accenture and Fast Retailing join forces to develop digitally enabled consumer services

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(Source: Retail in Asia | June 16, 2015) Fast Retailing, the parent company of Japanese fashion chain store Uniqlo, is forming a joint venture with management consulting firm Accenture to accelerate the digital innovation of consumer services for its customers globally. Expanding on a long-standing relationship, the two companies will explore ways to expand their collaboration to deliver personalised customer ...

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Uniqlo unveils ‘jolly’ shirt designs

Uniqlo and Jollibee sealed the partnership at the Uniqlo store in SM Megamall. (From left: Jollibee mascot, Fast Retailing Philippines co-COO Masayoshi Nakamura, Fast Retailing Philippines COO Katsumi Kubota, Jollibee Philippines president Joseph Tanbuntiong, and Jollibee Philippines vice president for marketing Harvey Ong

(Source: Philippine Star | May 29, 2015) Jollibee is the newest icon to appear on Uniqlo shirts. And this is not just for kids. The “joy fits all.” UNIQLO, the Japanese fashion retail giant, often collaborates with global brands for its T-shirt line, UT, to give more people a wider range of tee design choices. These collaborations make UNIQLO closer ...

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Uniqlo to breach 1-M mark in December retail sales

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(By Raymund Luther B. Aquino, December 04, 2014 | MANILA, PHILIPPINES | BusinessWorld Online) JAPANESE retailer UNIQLO is set to double its sales in this year’s holiday rush amid a rapidly expanding local branch network, though prospects for the global brand to tap Philippine factories remain dim. “Approximately, [we are eyeing the sale of] more than one million pieces for ...

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