UNIQLO is a brand of Fast Retailing Co., Ltd., a leading global Japanese retail holding company that designs, manufactures and sells men’s, women’s and kids’ apparel.
With global sales of approximately 1.14 trillion yen (US $11.62 billion) for the 2013 fiscal year ending August 31, 2013, Fast Retailing is one of the world’s largest apparel retail companies, and UNIQLO is Japan’s leading specialty retailer. UNIQLO continues to open large-scale stores in some of the world's most important cities and locations, as part of its ongoing efforts to solidify its status as a truly global brand.
Today the company has a total of more than 1,300 stores in 16 markets worldwide, including Japan. With a corporate statement committed to changing clothes, changing conventional wisdom and changing the world, Fast Retailing is dedicated to creating great clothing with new and unique value to enrich the lives of people everywhere.