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Last Updated: 2014.10.06

Fast Retailing Recognized with 2014 Retailer of the Year Award

Acknowledged as a world-class performer across its business

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Fast Retailing today announces that on September 30, 2014 it was recognized with the 2014 Retailer of the Year Award, by the World Retail Congress. The accolade is awarded to the retailer that has proved that it is a world-class performer across every aspect of its business, and can truly be described as having had an exceptional year.

The award particularly acknowledges Fast Retailing's ambitious growth plans, high-profile store openings, and strong sales performance. The jury who selected the company also praised its superior product quality, price, and customer service experience, while acknowledging its focus on Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR).

Fast Retailing Co., Ltd Chairman, President, and CEO, Tadashi Yanai said, "We are honored to have been acknowledged with this global award. For me, it is a testament to our potential, and a result of our unique LifeWear concept and Global One approach to people management - where everyone plays a role in running our business. Putting our customers first, our mission is to create truly great clothing with new and unique value, and to enable people all over the world to experience the joy, happiness and satisfaction of wearing such great clothes. To do this, we will continue to drive the teamwork that has enabled us to earn this acknowledgement."