Friday Apr 11
The Washington Post
Asia Stocks Fall as Japan's Topix Posts Worst Week Since June
Asia's benchmark stock index fell from an almost three-month high amid a renewed selloff of technology shares and as a gain in the yen yesterday dragged Japan's Topix index to its worst week since June.
Friday Apr 11
The Hartford Courant
Uniqlo steps up Europe push with stores in Berlin and Paris
By Dominique Vidalon, Pascale Denis and Emma Thomasson PARIS/BERLIN - Japanese casual wear chain Uniqlo opens its first store in Germany on Friday, as it accelerates expansion in Europe in a bid by its parent company Fast Retailing Co Ltd to become the world's top fashion retailer by 2020.
Fast Retailing Cuts Profit Forecast on Demand in Japan
Fast Retailing Co. , Asia's biggest clothing retailer, cut its forecast for annual profit amid slowing demand for the company's casual clothing in Japan .
JAPAN: Warmer weather lifts Uniqlo March sales
Casual clothing brand Uniqlo saw sales at its Japanese stores climb in March, after warmer weather during the middle of the month kick started sales of spring garments.
US: Koplin takes up J Brand president role
Top stories this week on just-style... The most-read stories on just-style this week include reports of a drop in UK clothing sales last month, an insight into Uniqlo's multi-pronged attack on the US market, and a new Calvin Klein licensing deal in India agreed between PVH Corp and Arvind.
Japan Inc. Strongest in Decade Drives Hunt for Takeovers Abroad
A woman looks at Heattech camisoles in a Uniqlo store, operated by Fast Retailing Co., in the Ginza district of Tokyo, Japan.
UPDATE 2-Fast Retailing pulls out of talks to buy J.Crew -sources
Japan's Fast Retailing Co Ltd , parent of apparel chain Uniqlo, is no longer in talks to buy U.S. clothing retailer J.Crew Group Inc from its private equity owners, three people familiar with the matter said on Tuesday.