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Uniqlo to add own payment feature to smartphone app

Clothing retailer aims to collect more detailed customer information

The payment function, which uses QR codes, will be accepted at almost all of Japan's roughly 800 Uniqlo stores. (Photo by Karina Nooka)

TOKYO -- The operator of Uniqlo casualwear stores will add a payment function to its smartphone app, making customer purchase histories easier to track in order to increase efficiency in planning, production and sales.

Previously, electronic payments made in stores were handled by third-party services. Fast Retailing will now process these payments at Uniqlo stores on its own.

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