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GU South Korea stores closed down, but brand will remain online

Fast Retailing is closing its GU South Korea stores, but will continue selling online in the market, after sales were hit by ongoing anti-Japan protests and the Covid-19 pandemic.

Fast Retailing counts cost of coronavirus pandemic

Japanese fashion brand Uniqlo’s parent Fast Retailing has slashed its net profit forecast for this year to US$930 million, a drop of 38 per cent against last year’s figures

More fashion companies join coronavirus fight

More and more major international retailers are lining up to join the fight against the Covid-19 coronavirus outbreak.

Fast Retailing to open giant retailtainment venue Uniqlo Park

Japanese fast-fashion retailer Uniqlo will open its largest store yet at the recently refurbished Mitsui Outlet Park in Japan on April 10.

Retailers across Asia brace for Coronavirus impact as death toll mounts

As health authorities across Asia struggle to assess the severity and impact of the deadly Coronavirus, hundreds of stores have closed in Mainland China.

Fast Retailing cuts earnings forecast on Hong Kong, South Korean woes

Fast Retailing, parent of the Japanese fast-fashion retailer Uniqlo, has reduced forecasts for its full-year operating profit by 11 per cent.

Maiden Uniqlo Vietnam store opens in Ho Chi Minh City

The first Uniqlo Vietnam store opened its doors today, marking the Japanese fast-fashion brand’s sixth market in Southeast Asia.

Transparency ‘must move beyond’ tier-one apparel suppliers

More and more fashion retailers are now disclosing details of apparel suppliers factories, in an apparent move toward transparency.

Fashion industry ‘waking up’ to benefits of blockchain technology, robotics

Blockchain and robotics are becoming increasingly popular in the global fashion industry as brands look to increase transparency and improve efficiencies, according to GlobalData.

Uniqlo to quadruple Southeast Asia store network

Japanese casual wear retailer Uniqlo plans a four-fold increase in its Southeast Asian store count during the next decade.

Uniqlo India set to open first three stores

Uniqlo India is counting down to the launch of its first three stores in India.

Greater China, South Korea drive Uniqlo sales despite warm winter

Heavy discounting necessary to offload winter stock has hit Uniqlo sales.