Professional Golfer Adam Scott Appointed as UNIQLO Global Brand Ambassador

  Professional Golfer Adam Scott Appointed as UNIQLO Global Brand Ambassador

Prominent Pro to Wear UNIQLO Apparel in Competitions

PR Newswire

TOKYO, April 8, 2013

TOKYO, April 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --UNIQLO today announces that it has signed
a multi-year contract with Australian pro golfer and world number seven Adam
Scott, will now act as Global Brand Ambassador to the leading global Japanese
retailer. This marks the first time for UNIQLO to partner with a professional
golfer. Under the partnership agreement, Adam Scott will wear UNIQLO apparel
in all competitions, including the upcoming 2013 Masters Golf Tournament on
April 11 in Augusta, Georgia. He will also take part in a range of promotional
activities for the company, including a UNIQLO global polo shirt campaign to
launch in mid-April.

Commenting on the partnership, Tadashi Yanai, Fast Retailing Chairman,
President & CEO, said, "Our Brand Ambassador initiative targets individuals
who are not only successful and ambitious in their own right, but also
socially conscious and driven to give back to society. From this perspective,
Mr. Scott is a wonderful addition. UNIQLO understands, and appreciates, Mr.
Scott's determination to become the best golfer in the world. As a company,
we aim to provide clothing that meets the needs of anyone, anywhere. Given its
widespread following worldwide and accessibility regardless of age, golf is a
good match for us. Through this kind of initiative, we aim to improve the
lives of people the world over."

Adam Scott said, "I am thrilled to have been appointed as a UNIQLO Global
Brand Ambassador. I have come across UNIQLO many times in my travels, and
frequently visit UNIQLO stores. It is a brand with an established history of
innovation, offering high quality clothing backed by quality materials and an
attention to detail."

As of April 2013, Adam Scott is the seventh ranked professional golfer in the
world. A winner of twenty events worldwide, Adam first competed in the Masters
in 2002. Adam's global victories include the 2004 Players Championship, 2006
Tour Championship and 2011 WGC Bridgestone Invitational. Adam has ranked as
high as number three in the official world golf rankings. He was born in
Adelaide, Australia on July 16, 1980.@To learn more about Adam Scott, please

About UNIQLO and Fast Retailing:
UNIQLO is a brand of Fast Retailing Co., Ltd., a leading global Japanese
retail holding company that designs, manufactures and sells clothing under
seven main brands: Comptoir des Cotonniers, g.u., Helmut Lang, J Brand,
Princesse tam.tam, Theory, and UNIQLO. With global sales of approximately 928
billion yen for the 2012 fiscal year ending August 31, 2012, Fast Retailing is
currently the world's fourth largest apparel retail company, and UNIQLO is
Japan's leading specialty retailer. 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 .Today the
company has a total of more than 1,100 stores in 13 markets worldwide
including Japan: China, France, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Philippines, Russia,
Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, U.K. and U.S. UNIQLO operates an
integrated business model under which it designs, manufactures, markets and
sells high-quality, casual apparel. The company believes that truly great
clothes should be supremely comfortable, feature universal designs, are of
high quality and offer a superb fit to everyone who wears them. With a
corporate statement committed to changing clothes, changing conventional
wisdom and change the world, Fast Retailing is dedicated to creating great
clothing with new and unique value to enrich the lives of people everywhere.
For more information about UNIQLO and Fast Retailing, please visit


Contact: UNIQLO, USA, Burson-Marsteller, Melissa DiSalvo,, Nancy Goldstein, 212-614-4827,
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