Fast Retailing’s English-language Annual Report 2016 recognized with Best of Japan Award at the International ARC Awards

Yamaguchi, Yamaguchi Prefecture, Japan, 2017-Sep-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — Fast Retailing Co., Ltd.’s English-language Annual Report 2016 was granted the Best of Japan Award at the 31st Annual International ARC Awards, the world’s largest annual report contest held in the United States. In its business category, Fast Retailing was awarded Gold for Chairman’s Letter, Gold […]

Fast Retailing and Mitsubishi Corporation to turn UNIQLO (RUS) into a joint corporation

Yamaguchi, Yamaguchi Prefecture, Japan, 2017-Sep-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — Fast Retailing Co., Ltd. and Mitsubishi Corporation have agreed to turn Limited Liability Company UNIQLO (RUS), Fast Retailing’s subsidiary operator of the UNIQLO brand in Russia, into a joint corporation through issuance of new shares to Mitsubishi Corporation. Fast Retailing first entered the Russian market in […]

Fast Retailing to accept interns worldwide starting April

Berlin, Germany, 2017-Feb-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Fast Retailing today (2017.02.10) announces that in April this year it will launch a program to accept long-term interns for offices in 16 countries and territories, including in Japan, China, and the United States. The company plans to offer more than 100 internships in the initial year. The […]

Fast Retailing establishes its first denim R&D facility in Los Angeles

Fast Retailing establishes its first denim R&D facility in Los Angeles   Berlin, Germany, 2016-Nov-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Fast Retailing today (2016.11.18) announces that it has established the DENIM INNOVATION CENTER, the Group’s first facility to focus on research and development of denim fabric, in Los Angeles, California, a city well-known as the home […]

Fast Retailing and Shima Seiki partner to produce high-quality WHOLEGARMENT® knit products

Berlin, Germany, 2016-Oct-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Fast Retailing Co., Ltd. today (2016.10.27) announces the launch of Innovation Factory Co., Ltd. (“Innovation Factory”), a joint venture with Shima Seiki Mfg., Ltd., for the joint development and manufacture of knit products, aimed at establishing a new production system utilizing knit production technologies. Innovation Factory was originally […]

Fast Retailing allocates US $1 million out of USD $10 million fund to UNHCR for emergency assistance in South Sudan

Berlin, Germany, 2016-Oct-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — Fast Retailing Co., Ltd. today (2016.10.11) announced that it will allocate US $1 million out of a USD $10 million fund to the UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, for emergency assistance to internally displaced people in South Sudan. Fast Retailing began to collaborate with the UNHCR in 2006 […]

Fast Retailing supports people seeking asylum in Germany with almost 50,000 items of clothing

Initiative through local partner, Berliner Stadtmission Berlin, Germany, 2016-Jan-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Fast Retailing Co., Ltd., the leading Japanese retailer which operates several international brands, including UNIQLO, today announces the donation of almost 50,000 items of clothing to support people seeking asylum in Germany through the winter. The distribution takes place through UNIQLO’s […]