Tag: Uniqlo

Eco-Fashion Denim Fans May Marvel at Uniqlo’s Made in LA Jeans; Uniqlo Also Assists Refugees in Europe

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Uniqlo, the fast-fashion brand from Japan that has been making waves in youth culture markets globally, has just targeted Los Angeles as their new location for recycled denim styles. According to California Apparel News, Uniqlo is targeting Los Angeles as the new hub for their collection, Made in LA jeans with a sustainable process called […]

Uniqlo Reports Huge Profits Up 52% Based on Great Sales of HEATTECH and Ultra Light Down and Hoodies

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Uniqlo, the brand that claims it will one day be bigger than The Gap, continues its roll of becoming a dominate fast-fashion retailer especially with its strong sales of its HEATTECH and AIRism collections featuring Ultra Light Down, first layer pieces and hoodies that have sun-protection technology. This week they reported their latest financials with […]

Uniqlo to Launch Next Designer Collaboration Collection with Christophe Lemaire, Formerly from Hermes

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Uniqlo, the Japanese fast-fashion brand that continues to grow in preferences among youth culture according to our upcoming 15th Annual Spring Youth Culture Study 2015, has announced another high-profile designer collaboration with Christophe Lemaire, formerly from Hermes, and previously Lacoste. The capsule collection of both men and women’s items will launch in the Fall of […]

Fast Retailing’s Uniqlo Posts 64% Profit Increase–Illustrates Differences in Fashion Brand Performance

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In the wake of many teen retailers taking a beating, Fast Retailing Co., owners of the Japanese fast-fashion and technical brand, Uniqlo, announced an incredibly strong fiscal report today, January 8, 2015 with profits up 64% in the first quarter. Net income rose to 68.8 billion yen ($575 million) in the three months ended in […]

Uniqlo Eyes the U.S. for Expansion and Profit

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Japanese fast-fashion retailer Uniqlo (Fast Retailing) has announced plans for expansion, particularly in the United States. Similar to H&M, preferences for Uniqlo clothing within our youth culture studies is on the rise, but the addition of more stores and greater awareness via its ecommerce platform will impact the teen retailer landscape even more in the […]

Happy-man Pharrell Wiliams in New Collab with Uniqlo UT, Launches Another Collab with Adidas

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The dude must be seriously happy. Not only was he nominated at the Oscars for his hit single “Happy” for Best Original Song, but Pharrell Williams, from the Neptunes and producer for many, landed another gig as the face for Uniqlo UT’s latest T-shirt collaboration with his longtime friend, NIGO, formerly from the Bathing Ape […]

Ethical Fashion Monster-Mega Chain Planned by Japan’s Cross Company

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Cross Company, the big giant retailer out of Japan, has plans to challenge with likes of fast-fashion players such as Uniqlo and H&M. But the twist? Sourcing it all from ethical products and creating entirely eco-friendly fashion. According to a series of reports from Japan, as well as the Business of Fashion, the plan is […]

Hollister to Become Fast-Fashion as Abercrombie & Fitch Recreates Itself

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As part of repositioning strategy from Abercrombie & Fitch, plans are brewing that the surf-inspired Hollister will be made into a fast-fashion brand to compete with teen preferences for Forever 21, Uniqlo, and H&M. Last week, we reported that Abercrombie & Fitch revealed a 58% earnings decrease from Q4 with a net income down to […]

Fast Fashion’s Uniqlo Targets Youth Culture: Choose Dakota Fanning and Tom Odell for Spring Collection

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The Japanese-based fast-fashion giant Uniqlo has tapped Dakota Fanning and British singer-songwriter Tom Odell for their Spring Collection. As we noted last week, the retailer continues to pave its way into the hearts of the U.S. and UK youth culture markets, especially with their “lifewear” clothing, unique apps, and online campaigns that make the brand […]

Retail Round-up: Hawk Designs Sold for $19 Million; Macy’s Massive Lay-offs; Uniqlo On Among Youth Culture

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Fashion retail has been a roller coaster for the past few years, but over holiday season, we again see how some brands are able to capture a new marketplace and others continue to streamline in the wake of economic uncertainty. First, as Quiksilver announced several months ago, they continue to focus efforts on their core […]