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Jongno Uniqlo to Shut Down in the Midst of Japan Boycott

Jongno Uniqlo to Shut Down in the Midst of Japan Boycott

SEOUL, Aug. 2 (Korea Bizwire) — Japanese fashion brand Uniqlo, which has been hit the hardest by the boycott triggered by Japan’s export restrictions to South Korea, will begin the process of shuttering its branch in Jongno 3-ga. The five-story building in central Seoul, where the branch is located, had a large “for rent” sign [...]

Uniqlo Apologizes for Remarks That Angered S. Korean Consumers

Uniqlo Apologizes for Remarks That Angered S. Korean Consumers

SEOUL, Jul. 22 (Korea Bizwire) — Fast Retailing Co., which owns Japanese fashion brand Uniqlo, on Monday issued an apology for remarks by its executive that have drawn criticism from South Korean consumers amid ongoing trade friction between Tokyo and Seoul. On July 11, Takeshi Okazaki, CFO of the Tokyo-based fast fashion brand, said during [...]

New Uniqlo U Fall/Winter Collection from UNIQLO Paris R&D Center Epitomizes Future of LifeWear

New Uniqlo U Fall/Winter Collection from UNIQLO Paris R&D Center Epitomizes Future of LifeWear

TOKYO, Sept. 7 (Korea Bizwire) - UNIQLO announced that it will launch the Fall/Winter 2017 Uniqlo U collection at stores around Japan and through the uniqlo.com online store from Friday, September 29. This is the third Uniqlo U collection from the design team at the UNIQLO Paris R&D Center, led by Artistic Director, Christophe Lemaire. The new [...]

UNIQLO to Launch Rapid Delivery Service in Japan

UNIQLO to Launch Rapid Delivery Service in Japan

SEOUL, June 15 (Korea Bizwire) – Fast Retailing Co., a public Japanese retail holding company that operates UNIQLO, plans to establish a “next-day delivery service” where products ordered through its online store are delivered the next day. Industry experts say that the Japanese company is taking countermeasures against Amazon, which provides same-day or next-day delivery services, [...]

Apparel Industry Leads the Way as Star Wars Returns

Apparel Industry Leads the Way as Star Wars Returns

SEOUL, Nov.18 (Korea Bizwire) – With the Star Wars series returning to the screen after a 10-year absence, companies in the fashion industry are collaborating with the blockbuster franchise to launch new products. The SPA brand UNIQLO announced that it will launch Star Wars themed items  from men’s outers to women’s bags and its popular [...]

“Attack of SPAs” to Intensify This Year

“Attack of SPAs” to Intensify This Year

SEOUL, Korea, Feb 5 (Korea Bizwire) – The three foreign fashion brands, including Uniqlo, Zara, and H&M, which account for more than 50 percent of the domestic budget-price apparel market, are moving aggressively this year to expand in Korea. According to fashion industry sources on February 4, Japan’s Uniqlo, Zara of Spain, and Swedish clothier Hennes [...]

[Kobiz Feature] What Distinguishes You from “Smart Shoppers”

[Kobiz Feature] What Distinguishes You from “Smart Shoppers”

SEOUL, Korea, Dec 12 (Korea Bizwire) – At the end of the last month arrived Black Friday, the biggest shopping season of the year in the United States. Black Friday, the time when the shoppers can enjoy tremendous benefits, even had an impact on the Korean retail industry. During the Black Friday shopping season this year Korean [...]