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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.

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.

Uniqlo to launch Ines De La Fressange collection

Japanese apparel retailer Uniqlo will introduce the Ines De La Fressange 2020 Spring/Summer Collection next week.

Uniqlo Vietnam confirms second, giant store

Uniqlo Vietnam is to open its second store, in the capital city of Hanoi in the first quarter of the year, a few months after its debut in Ho Chi Minh City.

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.

Uniqlo Korea sparks controversy – again

Uniqlo Korea has sparked yet another round of controversy, this time by distributing free Heattech shirts as part of a new marketing offensive.

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.

Alibaba’s Singles Day sales up 26 per cent on last year

Alibaba’s Singles Day retail promotion is over for another year – and predictably a new record was set.

Uniqlo Vietnam sets launch date

Uniqlo Vietnam will make its debut on December 6, opening in a three-level, 3097sqm space inside what was previously a Parkson department store.

First Uniqlo Baguio set to open this month

The new 859sqm Uniqlo Baguio store at SM City is the brand’s first in the Cordillera region.