Fast Retailing Hits Two-Week Low as Warm Winter Hurt Japan Sales

  • November same-store sales fell 8.9%, customer number down 13%
  • Concern that price hikes had also deterred buyers: analyst

Fast Retailing Co. fell to the lowest in two weeks after its Uniqlo chain of casual-wear reported a dip in Japanese same-store sales last month amid “unusually hot weather” that stifled sales of winter clothing.

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