Fast Retailing Co Ltd (9983.T)
Wed, Jan 17 2018
TOKYO, Jan 17 Japan's Fast Retailing Co said on Wednesday it planned to launch its Uniqlo clothing brand in Sweden with a first store opening in Stockholm this fall, in a move that would challenge rival H&M in its home market.
TOKYO, Jan 12 Japan's Nikkei share average edged lower on Friday as weakness in exporters weighed on the index, but strong gains in index-heavy Fast Retailing on record quarterly profit limited the losses.
HONG KONG (Reuters Breakingviews) - Fast Retailing is heating up. First-quarter figures offer fresh confirmation of the turnaround at the Japanese retailer behind Uniqlo - and show all those reasonably priced puffer jackets and light weight sweaters have generated a cash pile that now exceeds $7 billion. If Fast Retailing does not share more of the wealth, troublemakers could emerge, however.
TOKYO, Jan 12 Japan's Nikkei share average was nearly flat on Friday morning, with weakness in exporters countered by strong gains in index-heavy Fast Retailing after the clothing company posted record quarterly profit.
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* MARIMEKKO AND UNIQLO ANNOUNCE COLLABORATION FOR SPECIAL EDITION COLLECTION – THE UNIQUE COLLECTION INVITES YOU TO DISCOVER THE JOY OF BEING BOLD Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: (Gdynia Newsroom)
TOKYO, Jan 9 Japan's Nikkei share average hit a 26-year high on Tuesday, helped by gains on Wall Street during a Japanese holiday, while index heavyweight Fast Retailing soared on strong December sales.
TOKYO, Jan 9 Japan's Nikkei share average hit a 26-year high on Tuesday, helped by gains on Wall Street during a Japanese holiday and as a weaker yen lifted investors' appetite for risk.
TOKYO, Nov 6 Japan's Nikkei share average ended flat on Monday as weakness in the banking sector offset gains in index-heavy Fast Retailing, while Subaru tumbled after the company cut its annual profit forecasts.
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