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Uniqlo to open 24th store in Australia in September

Japanese clothing retailer Uniqlo will open a new store in the country at Bondi Junction this September, taking its store count in Australia to 24.

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.

Uniqlo Japan same-store sales plunge in April

Uniqlo Japan same-store sales including online plunged 56.5 per cent in April as the Covid-19 crisis led to restricted store opening times.

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.

Indonesian retail starts shutting down as coronavirus crisis worsens

The Indonesian retail sector has begun to shut down in the wake of the coronavirus crisis, with shopping centres and retail chains voluntarily closing the doors to non-essential categories.

Third Uniqlo x Marimekko collection launches

Uniqlo has for a third time partnered with Finnish design company Marimekko to launch a new limited-edition collection Uniqlo x Marimekko.

Uniqlo Vietnam to open second store in Ho Chi Minh City

Uniqlo Vietnam is to open Ho Chi Minh’s second store this year despite the 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.

Uniqlo Singapore ditches plastic shopping bags

Uniqlo Singapore is ditching its plastic shopping bags in favour of paper, reflecting a global move by the brand to become more environmentally friendly

Global brands continue to shutter stores across China as coronavirus spreads

Widespread temporary store closures continue across China as the coronavirus continues to spread throughout the country.

Ikea China closes all stores in wake of coronavirus

Swedish furniture and homewares chain Ikea has closed all of its mainland Chinese stores in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak.