Report: Fast Retailing Considering Bid for Gap Inc.?

Gap Inc.

San Francisco—Shares of Gap Inc. rose to their biggest one-day gain since August 2, 2012 after rumors that Fast Retailing, the … [Read more...]

Limited Brands, Benetton Agree to Greenpeace’s Environmental Safety Measures

Detox Campaign

Washington—Limited Brands, parent to Victoria’s Secret, and the Benetton Group are the latest major fashion retailers and … [Read more...]

Superstorm Sandy Wrecks Havoc on Retail, Too


New York—Two days prior to Halloween the superstorm known as Sandy is bearing down on New York, New Jersey, Delaware and … [Read more...]

Uniqlo Parent Books 32% Rise in Profit, Plans $12.8 Billion in Sales

Inside Uniqlo's megastore on Fifth Avenue in Manhattan

Yamaguchi, Japan—Fast Retailing Co., the company behind the fast growing Uniqlo stores, said today that it is well on its way to … [Read more...]

Brands More Important in Consumers’ Buying Decisions, Study Reveals

Ralph Lauren, which placed No. 1 on the Brand Keys survey, is also the outfitter for Team USA at the Olympics.

New York—Although the U.S. economy may seem like it is inching its way to recovery, U.S. shoppers are returning to buying brands … [Read more...]

Half Year Sales, Income Jump at Fast Retailing

Inside Uniqlo's megastore on Fifth Avenue in Manhattan

Tokyo—With strong increases both at its domestic Uniqlo stores as well as its growing overseas business, Fast Retailing Co. today … [Read more...]

Sustained Retail Recovery Lagging Record-Breaking Consumer Spending

Uniqlo's 89,000 square foot Fifth Avenue flagship

New York—The retail industry continues to edge tentatively toward recovery, buoyed by a stellar start to the holiday shopping … [Read more...]

Uniqlo March Sales Rocked by Earthquake Disaster


Tokyo--Fast Retailing saw total sales at its domestic Uniqlo stores fall 10.5% in March due to the effect of the devastating … [Read more...]

Fast Retailings Q1 Profits Plunge 35%

Charlize Theron

Yamaguchi, Japan—Fast Retailing, the Japanese company whose Uniqlo stores are known for low cost, high quality apparel and … [Read more...]

Uniqlo Eyes 2nd NY Store


New York—Uniqlo, a Japanese fast fashion chain that competes with H&M and Gap, may be opening a second store at 666 Fifth … [Read more...]