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Last Updated: 2013.04.09

Professional Golfer Adam Scott Appointed as UNIQLO Global Brand Ambassador

Prominent Pro to Wear UNIQLO Apparel in Competitions

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TOKYO, April 9, 2013--- UNIQLO today announces that it has signed a multi-year contract with Australian pro golfer and world number seven, Adam Scott, for him to act as a Global Brand Ambassador to the leading global Japanese retailer. The first time for UNIQLO to partner with a professional golfer, under the partnership agreement Mr. Scott will wear UNIQLO apparel in all competitions, commencing at the 2013 Masters Golf Tournament from April 8, in Augusta, Georgia. He will also take part in a range of promotional activities for the company, including a UNIQLO global polo shirt campaign to launch in mid-April.

Commenting on the appointment, Tadashi Yanai, Fast Retailing Chairman, President & CEO, said, "Our Brand Ambassador initiative targets individuals who are not only successful and ambitious in their own right, but also socially conscious and driven to give back to society. From this perspective, Mr. Scott is a wonderful addition. UNIQLO understands, and appreciates, Mr. Scott's determination to become the best golfer in the world. As a company, we aim to provide clothing that meets the needs of anyone, anywhere. Given its widespread following worldwide and accessibility regardless of age, golf is a good match for us. Through this kind of initiative, we aim to improve the lives of people the world over."

Mr. Scott said, "I am thrilled to have been appointed as a UNIQLO Global Brand Ambassador. I have come across UNIQLO many times in my travels, and frequently visit UNIQLO stores. It is a brand with an established history of innovation, offering high quality clothing backed by quality materials and an attention to detail. "

As of April 2013, Mr. Scott is the seventh ranked professional golfer in the world. A winner of twenty events worldwide, Adam first competed in the Masters in 2002. Adam's global victories include the 2004 Players Championship, 2006 Tour Championship and 2011 WGC Bridgestone Invitational. Adam has ranked as high as number three in the official world golf rankings. He was born in Adelaide, Australia on July 16, 1980. To learn more about Adam Scott, please visit http://www.adamscott.com/

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