Fast Retailing

Fast Retailing

Japanese Fashion Conglomerate
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Founded May 1, 1963
Industries Contemporary
Headquarter Tokyo, Japan
Fast Retailing is the world’s fourth largest clothing retailer, and the sole owner of major casual-wear brand Uniqlo. Currently, Fast Retailing owns Uniqlo, J Brand, Theory, Helmut Lang, Comptoir des Cotonniers, and GU, among others.

2015

UNIQLO launches a new MAGIC FOR ALL project in collaboration with Disney

2006

Establishes G.U. Co., Ltd. to develop the low-priced g.u. casual clothing brand and opens first store in Ichikawa City, Chiba Prefecture

2004

Fast Retailing invests in Link Theory Japan Co., Ltd., the developer of Theory brand apparel

2000

Launches online store

1994

Fast Retailing lists its shares on the Hiroshima Stock Exchange

1991

Ogori Shoji Co., Ltd. changes its name to Fast Retailing Co., Ltd.

1984

UNIQLO's first location, the Fukuromachi Store, opens in Hiroshima (closes in August 1991)

1963

Ogori Shoji Co., Ltd. is established
Uniqlo's International Revenue For Last Quarter Is $2.3 Billion USD
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Uniqlo's International Revenue For Last Quarter Is $2.3 Billion USD

For the first time, the retailer has more sales outside Japan than in it.

Uniqlo More Profitable Overseas Than in Japan
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Uniqlo More Profitable Overseas Than in Japan

Parent company Fast Retailing posted record-breaking Q1 sales.

Lemaire x UNIQLO Collection to Release for Fall/Winter 2015 Season
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Lemaire x UNIQLO Collection to Release for Fall/Winter 2015 Season

Christophe Lemaire, Hermès’ past creative director, has been tapped for a collaboration with

 Wieden+Kennedy's John C. Jay Hired as Fast Retailing's Global Creative President, Overseeing Uniqlo
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Wieden+Kennedy's John C. Jay Hired as Fast Retailing's Global Creative President, Overseeing Uniqlo

Formerly the the global creative director of renowned Portland-based ad agency Wieden+Kennedy, John

Uniqlo & UNDERCOVER 2014 "UU" Kids Collection Lookbook
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Uniqlo & UNDERCOVER 2014 "UU" Kids Collection Lookbook

Japanese retail giant Uniqlo’s latest collaboration with designer Jun Takahashi and UNDERCOVER has

Uniqlo & UNDERCOVER to Collaborate on a Kids' Line
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Uniqlo & UNDERCOVER to Collaborate on a Kids' Line

For the first time since 2012, designer Jun Takahashi and UNDERCOVER have teamed up with retail

Fast Retailing's Potential Purchase of J.Crew Falls Through
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Fast Retailing's Potential Purchase of J.Crew Falls Through

A mere couple of weeks after reports of a potential buyout first surfaced, Fast Retailing’s talks