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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.

Uniqlo sales plunge in South Korea

Massive discount offers have failed to stem a plunge in Uniqlo sales in South Korea, where it has been targeted by the boycott movement.

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 South Korea courts controversy as it attempts comeback

Facing an unprecedented boycott campaign Japanese fashion retailer Uniqlo has launched a comeback campaign in South Korea – only to stumble almost immediately. Uniqlo South Korea’s new television commercial rekindled controversy following complaints that the ad made fun of Japanese sex slaves. Following the boycott movement which dates back to July, Uniqlo closed four stores in Sout…

Debut Uniqlo Vietnam store close to opening

The new Uniqlo Vietnam store will comprise three floors of what is now the Parkson Saigon Tourist Plaza, opposite the Vincom Mall in Ho Chi Minh City.

‘Unprecedented’ South Korean boycott damaging Japan’s retailers, manufacturers

Having run for more than 100 days, the scale of South Korea’s ongoing boycott movement against Japanese products is unprecedented.

Uniqlo to launch clothes made from recycled plastic bottles

Japansese fashion retailer Uniqlo and Toray Industries are creating clothes made from recycled plastic bottles, which will go on sale next year in Singapore and other Asian markets.