The founder of Uniqlo opens in Barcelona the
The founder of Uniqlo opens in Barcelona the first Spanish shop of the brandTurkey Telegraph"For all major companies, starting point has to be Barcelona. We want to grow with this city of art", has secured this Tuesday, founder of Uniqlo Tadashi Yanai. The uniqlonistas will not have to wait more. The first store in Spain of textile firm ...
Posted on 19 September 2017 | 6:42 am
Bangladesh Emergency Receives US$1 Million
Bangladesh Emergency Receives US$1 Million Donation from Tadashi Yanai, CEO of Fast RetailingReliefWebThe UN refugee agency today welcomes a personal donation of US$1 million from Mr. Tadashi Yanai, Chairman, President and CEO of Fast Retailing.Co., Ltd., parent company of Japan's leading apparel brand, UNIQLO. The funds donated by Mr. Yanai will ...
Posted on 13 September 2017 | 2:45 am
Uniqlo digital transformation crucial for it
Born2InvestUniqlo digital transformation crucial for it to stay relevantBorn2InvestAccording to Asia Nikkei Review, Uniqlo Chairman and President Tadashi Yanai wants technology to streamline their operations to help them meet the customers' demands and lessen inventory excess. The Japanese retailer knows they cannot do it alone so ...
Posted on 29 August 2017 | 9:16 pm
Report: Uniqlo looking for a digital
Fierce (registration)Report: Uniqlo looking for a digital transformation | Retail DiveRetail DiveJapanese retailer Uniqlo is looking to upgrade its image by adopting artificial intelligence solutions and hiring more experienced technology specialists, among ...Retail Roundup—Apple gets $208M tax break; Uniqlo on IT hiring ...Fierce (registration)all 2 news articles »
Posted on 29 August 2017 | 6:41 am
Uniqlo's retail empire embarks on a digital
Nikkei Asian ReviewUniqlo's retail empire embarks on a digital revolutionNikkei Asian ReviewYanai, therefore, decided to turn to an old friend. On July 6, SoftBank Group chairman Masayoshi Son joined Yanai at a recruiting fair, to which some 400 engineers and other job seekers aspiring to work in the apparel or IT industries were invited.
Posted on 26 August 2017 | 2:00 am
Tennis Star Nishikori Adds Golden Toilet to
Kei Nishikori, the world No. 4 tennis pro who has a Jaguar sportscar named after him, has added a trophy-sized gold toilet to his collection of sponsor mementos. Lixil Group Corp., which makes housing materials including lavatories, presented the 25-year-old Japanese with the gift to commemorate an endorsement deal at a media conference Friday in Tokyo. The finalist at last year’s U.S. Open ...
Posted on 9 April 2015 | 8:20 pm
Uniqlo operator H1 profit soars on foreign
The operator of Japanese fast-fashion brand Uniqlo said Thursday robust foreign sales and a weaker yen had given a more than 50-percent boost to its half-year net profit. For the six months to the end of February, Fast Retailing said net profit reached 104.7 billion yen ($871 million), a 56.2 percent rise from the 67.1 billion yen logged a year ago. "We exceeded our goals," the group's ...
Posted on 9 April 2015 | 2:29 am
Today in the press
STATE-RUN SPLIT MORTGAGES URGED BY HOME LOAN BODY - The Irish Mortgage Holders’ Organisation wants the Government to introduce a State-sponsored split mortgage that would allow local authorities to supplement the payments made by home owners in loan arrears and in danger of having their properties repossessed.
Posted on 8 April 2015 | 1:13 am
Japan Inc says sayonara to long working
Japan’s salary-men are saying sayonara to the country’s culture of overwork — with the backing of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.
Posted on 7 April 2015 | 5:26 pm
Uniqlo to open Bellevue store in former
Trendy Japanese casual apparel retailer Uniqlo is opening a store at The Bellevue Collection in the fall, its first in the Seattle area.
Posted on 7 April 2015 | 6:55 am
Here are more details on the Michigan Avenue
That mobile effort is part of Uniqlo's overall effort to ramp up online sales. “Until now, we weren't putting our hearts into (digital) at all,” Tadashi Yanai, the chief executive of Uniqlo parent Fast Retailing, told the Wall Street Journal earlier ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 5:38 am
Wang Jianlin Lost $3.6 Billion While 24
Japan emerged as a safe haven for businessmen amidst the economic disaster. While investors like Jianlin lost, people like Japanese businessman Tadashi Yanai gained. Japan’s richest person, Yanai’s fortune witnessed an upsurge of almost $106 million ...
Posted on 25 August 2015 | 8:18 pm
Dangote loses N140bn to Chinese stocks
The only three gainers were Alwaleed al-Saud, a Saudi business magnate; Tadashi Yanai, founder of Japanese Fast Retailing; and Petr Kellner, a Czech businessman. They gained $169 million, $105.5 million and and 87.3 million respectively.
Posted on 25 August 2015 | 7:06 pm
Here's how much money some of the world's
Only three out of the world’s wealthiest 200 people saw gains Monday, according to data collected by the Bloomberg Billionaires Index: Saudi Arabian businessman Alwaleed Al Saud, Uniqlo founder Tadashi Yanai and Czech businessman Petr Kellner.
Posted on 25 August 2015 | 6:59 pm
Black Monday Meltdown And Bill Gates:
One Japanese billionaire, meanwhile, even benefited from the chaos. Tadashi Yanai, the richest person in Japan, gained $106 million as the yen strengthened against the dollar.
Posted on 25 August 2015 | 6:15 pm