July 26, 2016 6:45 PM ET

Specialty Retail

Company Overview of UNIQLO Co., Ltd.

Company Overview

UNIQLO Co., Ltd. retails in house designed casual clothing for men and women of all ages through retail stores. The company operates 838 direct-run stores and 21 franchise stores. The company was founded in 1974 and is based in Yamaguchi, Japan with locations in China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, South Korea, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Philippines, Indonesia, United States, United Kingdom, France, Germany, Russia, and Australia. UNIQLO Co., Ltd. operates as a subsidiary of Fast Retailing Co. Ltd.

717-1 Sayama

Yamaguchi,  754-0894

Japan

Founded in 1974

Phone:

81 83 988 0333

Fax:

81 83 988 0334

Key Executives for UNIQLO Co., Ltd.

Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President
Age: 67
Head of European Business
Head The UK Business
Head of Russia Business
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

UNIQLO Co., Ltd. Key Developments

Uniqlo Co., Ltd. Reports Sales Results for the Month of June 2016

Uniqlo Co., Ltd. has reported that same-store sales for June 2016 increased 4.5%, compared to June 2015. Total sales including online sales for June 2016 increased 6%, compared to June 2015. Sales at its own stores for June 2016 increased 4.7%, compared to June 2015. Same-store sales rose year on year in June due to the increase in temperature compared to the previous year, and consequent strong sales of summer items.

UNIQLO to Open its First Store in the Southeast U.S.A. at Disney Springs, Florida, on July 15

UNIQLO announced that it will open its newest location in the U.S. on July 15, 2016 in Disney Springs, at Walt Disney World Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. The new UNIQLO store, the first in the Southeast region of the United States, will occupy 25,000 square feet 2,300 square meters across two sales floors and showcase the brand's full assortment of LifeWear - innovative, high-quality clothing that is universal in design and comfort - as well as items that incorporate its Japanese heritage. The new location will give families from all around the world an innovative and unforgettable retail experience, as well as feature an assortment of Disney-inspired products. The new store will incorporate the brand's unique Japanese heritage by conveying Japanese tradition, culture and beauty through colorful visuals and displays. Japanese-inspired daily giveaways, as well as in-store events each week and month like Taiko drummers and a Japanese-style game show, will provide fun and entertaining ways for families to engage with UNIQLO and its Japanese origins.

UNIQLO Co., Ltd. Appoints Christophe Lemaire as Artistic Director of the Newly Established UNIQLO Paris R&D Center and the New Uniqlo U Line

UNIQLO Co., Ltd. announced the appointment of Christophe Lemaire as Artistic Director of the newly established UNIQLO Paris R&D Center and the new Uniqlo U line. Christophe Lemaire previously served as artistic director and in similar roles for such renowned global fashion houses as Lacoste and Hermès.

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