All Uniqlo articles – Page 6

  • Uniqlo, Rue Scribe, Paris
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    Store of the week: Uniqlo, Rue Scribe, Paris

    2012-09-17T07:00:00Z

    Sometimes the best things are the simplest. This is the Uniqlo store just around the corner from the Opéra in Paris and while this is a retailer normally best known for embracing hi-tech buildings, fabrics and visual merchandising, here it’s a matter of back to basics.

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    Fast Retailing to open 1,000 new stores in Greater China

    2012-07-18T10:44:00Z

    Uniqlo owner Fast Retailing plans to open 1,000 new stores in Greater China. It currently operates 136 stores in the country.The company also plans to open more than 1,000 stores in Asia, excluding Japan and China.Company president Tadashi Yanai said: “Japan has only 100 million people. Asia has 4 billion. ...

  • Mumsnet has launched a new marketplace partnering with retailers including M&S, Toast and Clarks
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    Mumsnet launches new marketplace

    2012-06-21T15:33:00Z

    Mumsnet has launched a new marketplace partnering with retailers including M&S, Toast and Clarks.

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    Fast Retailing to open 49 Uniqlo stores in Greater Manila area

    2012-06-20T14:10:00Z

    Fast Retailing is to open 49 Uniqlo stores in the Greater Manila area over the next three years. The details came as the fashion group opened its first store in the country’s Mall of Asia in Pasay City.Fast Retailing Philippines chief operating officer Katsumi Kubota sees great growth potential in ...

  • Takao Kuwahara
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    Profile: Takao Kuwahara, UK chief executive, Uniqlo

    2012-05-04T00:00:00Z

    The new Uniqlo UK chief executive faces the crucial task of getting the fashion retailer’s UK growth off the ground and beyond London.

  • Uniqlo expects to return to profit
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    Uniqlo set to return to profit in 2013 despite widening losses

    2012-04-26T07:00:00Z

    Uniqlo aims to return to profitability next year after posting widening losses in the year to August 31, 2011.

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    Uniqlo on expansion trail despite widening losses

    2012-04-23T10:01:00Z

    Japanese fashion retailer Uniqlo has posted widening losses of £9.7m from £739,387 in the previous year but still plans to invest “significantly” in growing the brand in the UK.

  • Uniqlo searches for London flagship
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    Uniqlo searches for London flagship

    2012-04-20T07:00:00Z

    Japanese clothing retailer Uniqlo is scouting for a global flagship in London to rival its Fifth Avenue landmark store in New York as part of its owner’s ambitions to become the world’s largest clothing retailer.

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    Uniqlo stores to sweep China

    2012-04-18T16:31:00Z

    Clothing giant Fast Retailing has revealed that its Uniqlo International division plans to accelerate the pace of new store openings in Greater China from 32 stores in 2011 to 80 in 2012. The first Uniqlo shop is scheduled to launch in the Philippines in June this year and the retailer ...

  • Gap poaches Uniqlo merchandising boss
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    Gap poaches Uniqlo merchandising boss

    2012-02-23T11:17:00Z

    Uniqlo merchandising boss Liz Meltzer has been poached by fashion giant Gap to oversee its internationally merchandising.

  • Body Shop
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    Ex-Uniqlo man becomes Body Shop UK boss

    2011-12-09T00:00:00Z

    Cosmetics specialist Body Shop has hired former Uniqlo director Simon Coble as its new UK boss.

  • Bank: fastest email response to online customers
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    Post-sales service vital for multichannel offer

    2011-12-02T07:00:00Z

    As multichannel sales continue to rise, retailers aim to make customer experience and service consistent across all channels.

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    Fast Retailing to increase network of Uniqlo stores

    2011-11-18T07:00:00Z

    Japanese clothing group Fast Retailing aims to increase its network of Uniqlo stores in South Korea to 300 by the 2020 financial year from its current estate of 64.The retailer hopes the openings will boost South Korean sales to KRW3 trillion (£1.64bn). The plans were revealed by Fast Retailing chief ...

  • Uniqlo’s Regent Street store was its oldest in central London and the refurb is in harmony with its global look
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    Uniqlo: Colour it in

    2011-10-24T07:00:00Z

    Uniqlo Regent Street has just emerged from a three-month makeover with a new look intended to bring it into line with the retailer’s global flagships. John Ryan reports.

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    Fast Retailing plans Asian expansion

    2011-09-15T07:00:00Z

    Fast Retailing plans to open more than 100 Uniqlo stores in Asian countries outside of Japan in the year ending August 2012. This would represent twice as many openings than in the previous fiscal year. The retailer operates approximately 160 Uniqlo stores in the region, mainly in China and South ...

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    Uniqlo to open its largest global flagship store

    2011-09-09T07:00:00Z

    Japanese clothing retailer Uniqlo, owned by Fast Retailing, is to open its largest global flagship store on Fifth Avenue in New York on October 14. This will be followed one week later by a similar store on 34th Street, New York on October 21. The retailer opened its first global ...

  • Uniqlo
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    In focus: Uniqlo

    2011-09-09T00:00:00Z

    Uniqlo UK is the main European component of Fast Retailing, Japan’s casualwear phenomenon of the 1990s that broke its domestic market mould by sourcing from China, working closely with a handful of suppliers to wow the Japanese with low price but good quality clothing.

  • Japanese fashion chain Uniqlo has launched a Twitter competition giving eagle-eyed Londoners the chance to win sweaters if they can spot the sheep it has hidden.
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    Uniqlo launches Twitter competition

    2011-09-01T08:55:00Z

    Japanese fashion chain Uniqlo has launched a Twitter competition giving eagle-eyed Londoners the chance to win sweaters if they can spot the sheep it has hidden.

  • Uniqlo has 12 stores in the Southaeast
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    Uniqlo UK boss exits after successful market re-entry

    2011-07-29T00:00:00Z

    The chief executive of Uniqlo in the UK has decided to leave the business, having led its successful re-entry into the UK since 2006.

  • How the sales were presented
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    How retailers are selling the Sales

    2011-07-22T07:00:00Z

    Roll up, roll up… it’s Sale time, and as retailers scramble to rid themselves of unwanted stock, Retail Week considers the many ways there are to skin a marked-down cat. John Ryan reports from Westfield London