Fast Retailing announces sales figures for January 2013 for Uniqlo. In January 2014, same-store sales increased by 15.0% year on year while sales at its own stores increased by 18.4%.
Total sales including online sales increased by 18.0%.
Same-store sales increased year on year in January, with the ranges featured in our advertising campaigns, and other winter items selling especially well.
In 1984, Fast Retailing, headed by Tadashi Yanai, opened the first UNIQLO store in Hiroshima, Japan. Since then, the brand has evolved from a chain of roadside stores to an international leader in style, quality, and fun.
UNIQLO Japan is the nation's largest apparel retail chain with a 5.5% share of the ¥10.7 trillion Japanese apparel market, and a network of 853 stores at end of August 2013 generating annual net sales of over ¥683.3 billion.