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Uniqlo to bring semi-custom threads to the world

Service to spread from Japan and US to greater Asia and Europe

A Uniqlo store in Tokyo's Ginza district. (Photo by Tsuyoshi Tamehiro)

TOKYO -- Japanese fast-fashion juggernaut Uniqlo plans to broaden sales of semi-made-to-order clothing around the world with the aim of accelerating growth.

The Fast Retailing unit already offers made-to-measure clothing in Japan. The customer supplies measurements or has them taken in-store, places an order, and receives the item at home in days.

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