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Overview of Business Segments

Last Updated: 2019.03.10
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UNIQLO Japan

Yr to August 2019 Billions of Yen/Stores Y/y (%)
Revenue 872.9 +0.9%
Operating income/loss 102.4 -13.9%
Stores *817 -10
*Including franchise stores.

Future Outlook

  • Same-store sales to increase on strong online sales growth. Aim to create a new retail industry, seamlessly linking physical and online store operations with attractive services (in-store pickup of online purchases, more clothing sizes online, etc.).
  • Pursue Ariake Project and operating profit margin of 15%. Actively transform entire supply chain to improve accuracy of demand forecasts and sales plans, facilitate timely production increases, improve distribution efficiency, and raise store efficiency with new IC tags and self-checkouts.
  • Contribution of Net Sales
  • Sales by Product Category

UNIQLO International

Yr to August 2019 Billions of Yen/Stores Y/y (%)
Revenue 1,026.0 +14.5%
Operating income/loss 138.9 +16.8%
Stores 1,379 +138

Future Outlook

  • Having established firm brand positions, we expect Greater China and Southeast Asia & Oceania to achieve high growth and drive higher segment performance. Plan to open 100 stores in Greater China and 40 stores in Southeast Asia & Oceania annually.
  • Boost UNIQLO brand visibility by encouraging LifeWear loyalty worldwide and aggressively opening stores in prime locations in major global cities. Opened first UNIQLO stores in India in October and Vietnam in December 2019.
  • Contribution of Net Sales
  • Store Number Trends

GU

Yr to August 2019 Billions of Yen/Stores Y/y (%)
Revenue 238.7 +12.7%
Operating income/loss 28.1 +139.2%
Stores 421 +28

Future Outlook

  • We intend to further enhance GU's unique strength as a fun, low-priced fashion brand. We are aiming to expand GU's low-priced product range by polishing our fashion garment development prowess, submitting production orders early, and pursuing more concentrated purchasing of materials.
  • We intend to apply the Ariake Project to GU to help build a new supply chain that is able to swiftly identify, analyze, and reflect the latest trends in product design and volume planning.
  • Contribution of Net Sales

Global Brands

Yr to August 2019 Billions of Yen/Stores Y/y (%)
Revenue 149.9 -2.9%
Operating income/loss -36 -
Stores *972 -12
*including franchise stores

Future Outlook

  • We expect to see continued stable growth for the Theory brand in both the U.S. and Japan.
  • We believe we can continue to grow our PLST operation as a reasonably priced brand. We intend to expand PLST by consistently opening new stores in Japan and strengthening e-commerce.
  • We intend to progress structural reforms at Comptoir des Cotonniers, Princesse tam.tam, and J Brand to ameliorate the profit outlook for those brands.
  • Contribution of Net Sales

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