Fast Retailing released H1 results on Thursday, plus its Japanese Uniqlo performance for March. Both reports showed the business is doing well in general, even if the H1 figures showed some smaller brands struggling.
Uniqlo owner Fast Retailing may have taken a 42% pandemic-linked hit in its latest year but it’s forecasting a 60%+ recovery in its operating profit in the current financial year that ends next August.
Fast Retailing is doing all it can to maximise sales opportunities for its brands and said Thursday that it’s adding sales space for its Theory and Comptoir des Cotonniers labels inside its Uniqlo Tokyo global flagship.
The CEO of Japanese fashion and retail group Fast Retailing (owner among others of Uniqlo and Comptoir des Cotonniers), said that the group’s top job is better suited to a woman, according to Bloomberg.
Fast Retailing has become the latest retail giant to announce a major sustainability initiative with “plans to eliminate the use of unnecessary plastic throughout its supply chain and handed to customers” by next year.
The French department store group has put the former CEO of Lancel, Marianne Romestain, in charge of the fashion, accessories and beauty range and purchases for the Galeries Lafayette and BHV Marais stores.
Uniqlo has launched a new campaign to celebrate its upcoming arrival in Amsterdam. Dubbed ‘To A New Everyday', it features seven Amsterdam-based individuals and their shared values with the Japanese retailer.