Uniqlo said customer demand has led it to begin taking earlier-than-expected advance orders for the game wear that Roger Federer wore at Wimbledon as its new deal with the tennis champ starts to pay off.
Fast Retailing announced an important expansion of an existing deal on Friday, a deal that has the potential to make it a big name in “on-demand mass manufacturing” as well as boosting its use of hi-tech textiles.
H&M remains the most popular fashion brand globally with Zara, Adidas, Asos and Nike also in the top five of brands consumers are searching for, while French luxury labels are performing strongly, new figures show.
After all the excitement around its Roger Federer announcement died down on Monday, Tuesday brought more sobering news for Uniqlo. The company announced that like-for-like sales fell last month in its local market.
Uniqlo has announced a partnership with tennis champion Roger Federer who has become the Japanese retail giant’s newest global brand ambassador. He'll wear Christophe Lemaire-designed pieces using Dry Ex technology.