ArrowArtboardCreated with Sketch.Title ChevronTitle ChevronIcon FacebookIcon LinkedinIcon Mail ContactPath LayerIcon MailPositive ArrowIcon PrintIcon Twitter
Retail Trade

FAST RETAILING CO., LTD.

Business Summary

FAST RETAILING CO., LTD. operates as a holding company that engages in the management of its group companies which centers in casual wear. It operates through the following segments: UNIQLO Japan, UNIQLO International, GU, Global Brands, and Others. The UNIQLO Japan segment manages UNIQLO clothing business within the Japan. The UNIQLO International segment handles UNIQLO clothing business outside of the Japan. The GU segment deals with the GU business in Japan and overseas. The Global Brands segment handles the Theory, Comptoir des Cotonniers, Princesse tam.tam and J Brand clothing operations. The Others segment includes the real estate business. The company was founded by Hitoshi Yanai in March 1949 and is headquartered in Yamaguchi, Japan.

Financial Highlights

Aug 2021 JPYUSD
Revenue2,132.99B19,907.81M
Gross Profit896,046M8,363.05M
Operating income255,529M2,384.92M
Income before tax265,311M2,476.22M
Net income169,848M1,585.23M
EBITDA433,439M4,045.40M
Diluted EPS1,660.4315.49
Dividends Per Share4804.47
Total Assets2,509.97B22,847.04M
Total liabilities1,347.67B12,267.20M
Total equity1,116.48B10,162.78M
Operating cash flow428,968M4,003.68M
Currency in JPYCurrency in USD

Historical Data

 Aug 2017Aug 2018Aug 2019Aug 2020Aug 2021
Revenue 1,861.91B 2,130.06B 2,290.54B 2,008.84B 2,132.99B
Gross Profit 869,562M 1,004.88B 1,071.08B 797,998M 896,046M
Operating income 184,035M 252,461M 265,167M 170,025M 255,529M
Income before tax 193,398M 242,678M 252,447M 152,868M 265,311M
Net income 119,280M 154,811M 162,579M 90,358M 169,848M
EBITDA 223,723M 297,516M 313,643M 347,873M 433,439M
Diluted EPS 1,168 1,515.22 1,590.54 883.61 1,660.43
Dividends Per Share 350 440 480 480 480
Total Assets 1,388.48B 1,953.46B 2,010.55B 2,411.99B 2,509.97B
Total liabilities 626,441M 1,050.68B 1,027.02B 1,415.90B 1,347.67B
Total equity 731,770M 862,936M 938,621M 956,562M 1,116.48B
Operating cash flow 212,168M 176,403M 300,505M 264,868M 428,968M
 Aug 2017Aug 2018Aug 2019Aug 2020Aug 2021
Revenue 16,845.26M 19,300.20M 20,748.00M 18,602.22M 19,907.81M
Gross Profit 7,867.15M 9,105.11M 9,701.98M 7,389.58M 8,363.05M
Operating income 1,665.01M 2,287.51M 2,401.90M 1,574.45M 2,384.92M
Income before tax 1,749.72M 2,198.87M 2,286.68M 1,415.58M 2,476.22M
Net income 1,079.15M 1,402.72M 1,472.65M 836.72M 1,585.23M
EBITDA 2,024.08M 2,695.75M 2,841.00M 3,221.35M 4,045.40M
Diluted EPS 10.56 13.72 14.40 8.18 15.49
Dividends Per Share 3.16 3.98 4.34 4.44 4.47
Total Assets 12,615.71M 17,617.04M 18,941.61M 22,744.96M 22,847.04M
Total liabilities 5,691.81M 9,475.45M 9,675.64M 13,351.95M 12,267.20M
Total equity 6,648.82M 7,782.26M 8,842.81M 9,020.34M 10,162.78M
Operating cash flow 1,919.54M 1,598.36M 2,722.00M 2,452.71M 4,003.68M

Valuation Measures

Aug 2021
PER43.60
ROA6.90%
ROE16.38%
Operating margin11.97%
Profit margin7.96%

Key executives

  • Chairman, President & Group CEO: Tadashi Yanai
  • CFO, Director & Group Senior Executive Officer: Takeshi Okazaki
  • Group Senior Executive Officer: Takahiro Wakabayashi
  • Group Senior Executive Officer: Shuichi Nakajima
  • Group Senior Executive Officer: Pan Ning

Shareholders

  • YANAI TADASHI (25.7%)
  • Nomura Asset Management Co., Ltd. (10.8%)
  • YANAI KAZUMI (8.9%)
  • YANAI KOJI /FAST RETAILING/ (7.9%)
  • Nikko Asset Management Co., Ltd. (5.4%)
  • Daiwa Asset Management Co. Ltd. (5.0%)
  • FAST RETAILING CO., LTD. (3.7%)
  • Mitsubishi UFJ Kokusai Asset Management Co., Ltd. (2.7%)
  • YANAI TERUYO (2.1%)
  • The Vanguard Group, Inc. (1.2%)

Contact Details

Related Companies

  • PLST Co., Ltd.
  • UNIQLO Vietnam Co. Ltd.
  • Uniqlo Hawaii, Inc.
  • Comptoir des Cotonniers Japan Co., Ltd.
  • Uniqlo USA LLC
  • UNIQLO Canada, Inc.
  • Gu (Shanghai) Trading Co. Ltd.
  • Fast Retailing (Shanghai) Enterprise Mgmt Consulting Co. Ltd.
  • Uniqlo Trading Co., Ltd.
  • Fast Retailing (Shanghai) Trading Co. Ltd.
  • UNIQLO (Singapore) Pte Ltd.
  • Uniqlo (Thailand) Co., Ltd.
  • Fast Retailing France SAS
  • Fast Retailing (Singapore) Pte Ltd.
  • PT Fast Retailing Indonesia
  • Uniqlo (Rus) OOO
  • Fast Retailing (China) Trading Co., Ltd.
  • Link Theory Japan Co., Ltd.
  • Fast Retailing UK Ltd.
  • Uniqlo Europe Ltd.
  • Fast Retailing USA, Inc.
  • J Brand, Inc.
  • SM Retail, Inc.
  • G.U. Co., Ltd.
  • FRL Korea Co., Ltd.
  • Viewcompany Co., Ltd.
  • Petit Vehicule SA
  • Global Retailing Co., Ltd.
  • Princesse Tam Tam SA
  • Link Theory Holdings Co., Ltd.

Competitors

  • SSI Group Inc
  • Seven & I Holdings Co., Ltd.
  • SMCP SA
  • Ningbo Peacebird Fashion Co., Ltd. Class A
  • Delta Galil Industries Ltd.
  • Forus S.A.
  • Kontoor Brands, Inc.
  • SRP Groupe SA
  • Tapestry, Inc.
  • Central Retail Corporation Public Company Limited
  • Cosco Capital, Inc.
  • Guirenniao Co. Ltd. Class A
  • Metro Retail Stores Group, Inc.
  • Puregold Price Club Inc.
  • Robinsons Retail Holdings, Inc.
Last Updated on 22 Oct, 2021

You have {{numberArticlesLeft}} free article{{numberArticlesLeft-plural}} left this monthThis is your last free article this month

Stay ahead with our exclusives on Asia;
the most dynamic market in the world.

Stay ahead with our exclusives on Asia

Get trusted insights from experts within Asia itself.

Get trusted insights from experts
within Asia itself.

Try 1 month for $0.99

You have {{numberArticlesLeft}} free article{{numberArticlesLeft-plural}} left this month

This is your last free article this month

Stay ahead with our exclusives on Asia; the most
dynamic market in the world
.

Get trusted insights from experts
within Asia itself.

Try 3 months for $9

Offer ends October 31st

Your trial period has expired

You need a subscription to...

  • Read all stories with unlimited access
  • Use our mobile and tablet apps
See all offers and subscribe

Your full access to Nikkei Asia has expired

You need a subscription to:

  • Read all stories with unlimited access
  • Use our mobile and tablet apps
See all offers
NAR on print phone, device, and tablet media

Nikkei Asian Review, now known as Nikkei Asia, will be the voice of the Asian Century.

Celebrate our next chapter
Free access for everyone - Sep. 30

Find out more