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Uniqlo boosts investment in e-commerce in Japan and China

Automated warehouses and new 'click and collect' service speed deliveries

Malaysians wait to enter a Uniqlo store in Petaling Jaya amid the coronavirus outbreak on June 12.    © Reuters

TOKYO -- Uniqlo boss Tadashi Yanai once complained of the burden that e-commerce placed on the fast fashion chain -- but now his company is shifting its logistics and boosting investment to expand online shopping in Japan, China, Southeast Asia and the U.S.

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