Fast Retailing owned UNIQLO, GU announces monthly sales report for February 2014. February 2014 same-store sales increased by 0.8% year on year while sales at their own stores increased by 3.6%.
Total sales including online sales increased by 3.5%.
Same-store sales rose year on year in February, with the large number of cold days during the month helping to boost sales of winter items.
Fast Retailing owns UNIQLO, GU, Theory, Comptoir des Cotonniers, Princesse tam.tam and J Brand. After opening its first UNIQLO store, in Japan in 1984, it built a chain of suburban roadside stores.
In 1998, it began opening stores in urban locations and ran a fleece campaign that ignited a UNIQLO boom across Japan. Subsequently, it opened stores within prominent shopping malls, and also global flagship and hotspot stores in Ginza, Shinjuku and Osaka.