Cooler weather towards the end of the month helped one of the biggest Japanese garment retailers - Fast Retailing post a same-store sales increase of 3.8% year-on-year in August.
While sales at its own stores in August, which refer to existing stores, plus store changes of less than a year's duration, rose by 6.1%, from a year ago period.
Fast Retailing said total sales including online sales increased by 6.2% year-on-year.
The retailer added that same-store sales increased in August, with cooler weather towards the end of the month, helping to boost sales of fall garments
Fast Retailing has under its fold the iconic brand – UNIQLO and other brands like GU, Theory, Comptoir des Cotonniers, Princesse tam.tam and J Brand.