UNIQLO Launches Online Shopping in the U.S.

                 UNIQLO Launches Online Shopping in the U.S.

PR Newswire

NEW YORK, Oct. 24, 2012

NEW YORK, Oct. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- UNIQLO, the global clothing retailer,
is thrilled to announce that the highly anticipated online shopping site
www.uniqlo.com is now live to customers and fans throughout the U.S. Just in
time for the 2012 holiday season, UNIQLO's full line of signature products
will be available to ship to anywhere in the United States including Alaska
and Hawaii.

"Opening up our e-commerce store, and making our innovative, high quality,
affordable clothing available to the entire United States, is an important
part of our long-term growth strategy to be the world's number one retailer,"
said UNIQLO USA Chief Executive Officer Shin Odake. "As we continue to look
for opportunities to open more stores around the country, this will now give
millions more people the opportunity to experience our products and brand
values until we open a store near you."

UNIQLO apparel is available in a wide range of colors, fits and sizes
including fleece jackets in 50 colors for men and women. There is also an
expanded range of sizes and fits for select products only available online
such as: Men's Ultra Light Down Jackets and Oxford Long-Sleeve Shirts
available in slim and tall fits; Women's Ultra Light Down Parka and Corduroy
Easy Knit Leggings available in expanded sizes XXS and XXL (only XS-XL
currently in stores); and Men's Easy Care Long Sleeve Shirts available in 115
sizes (only six sizes currently in stores). The UNIQLO.com site features a
recommendation engine that remembers customer's favorite products, colors,
styles, and uses the information to build a better list of preferences each
time they visit the site.

As with all of our recently opened flagships, www.uniqlo.com offers great
opening special promotions and products for men and women such as $9.90
Japanese Engineered denim. From launch through October 28, UNIQLO's Ultra
Light Down jackets and parkas will be $49.90 (reg. price $69.90) and a
selection of cashmere styles will be $59.90 $99.90 (reg. price $79.90 -
$149.90).

The website and e-commerce functionality was designed in partnership with
Razorfish and Digitas. UNIQLO currently has five U.S. retail locations
including newly opened stores in San Francisco at 111 Powell Street and UNIQLO
Garden State Plaza in Paramus, NJ. Other U.S. locations include UNIQLO Soho,
UNIQLO 5^th Avenue and UNIQLO 34^th Street in Manhattan. In the U.S., UNIQLO
is targeting $10 billion in North American sales by 2020, and anticipating
opening 20-30 stores annually.

About UNIQLO and Fast Retailing
UNIQLO is a brand of Fast Retailing Co. (FR), a leading global Japanese retail
holding company that designs, manufactures and sells clothing under six main
brands: Comptoir des Cotonniers, g.u., Helmut Lang, Princesse tam.tam, Theory,
and UNIQLO. With global sales of 928 billion yen for the 2012 fiscal year
ending August 31, 2012, FR is the world's fourth largest apparel retail
company and UNIQLO is Japan's leading specialty retailer.Today UNIQLO has more
than 1,100 stores in 13 markets, namely in Japan, China, France, Hong Kong,
Korea, Malaysia, Philippines, Russia, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, U.K. and
U.S. UNIQLO continues to open large-scale stores in some of the world's most
important cities and locations, as part of its ongoing efforts to solidify its
status as a truly global brand. UNIQLO operates an integrated business model
under which it designs, manufactures, markets and sells high-quality, casual
apparel in line with its 'Made for All' philosophy. With a corporate statement
committed to changing clothes, changing conventional wisdom and change the
world, FR is dedicated to creating great clothing with new and unique value to
enrich the lives of people everywhere. For more information about UNIQLO and
other FR brands, please visit www.uniqlo.comorwww.fastretailing.com

SOURCE UNIQLO

Website: http://www.uniqlo.com
Contact: Melissa DiSalvo, UNIQLO, +1-212-614-4827,
Melissa.Disalvo@uniqlo-usa.com or Nancy Goldstein, Burson-Marsteller for
UNIQL, Nancy.Goldstein@bm.com
 
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