Fast Retailing to cut Uniqlo, GU apparel prices by around 9%

Japan Today -- Mar 06
Fast Retailing said Thursday that beginning March 12, all prices of its Uniqlo and GU brand apparel will be cut by around 9%.

Product prices shown on tags and at the brands’ stores as well as online will all be tax inclusive. Customers will be able to shop without making extra calculations for the consumption tax, just by paying the amount indicated.

Tadashi Yanai, chairman, president and CEO of Fast Retailing, said: “By keeping the prices of as many items as possible unchanged, and offering LifeWear at tax inclusive, affordable prices, we hope to remain an integral part of the everyday lives of our customers. This is our mission, and the significance of our existence as an apparel company.”

- Japan Today

巣ごもり需要に対応し、生鮮品の販売を強化します。  「無印良品」を運営する「良品計画」は、今年9月以降、生鮮品や自社で開発した冷凍食品など食品の販売を充実させた新店舗を約50店、出店します。  そのうちの半分はスーパーに隣接・併設した場所に出店し、スーパーの利用客の取り込みを狙います。  新型コロナウイルスの影響でアパレルなどの売り上げが落ち込む一方、食品を扱うスーパーなどの売れ行きは好調で、無印良品は食品の売上高の割合を2030年には現在の1割から3割に増やしたいとしています。 - ANNnewsCH