We inform you that on this website we use our own and third-party cookies to collect information about its use, improve our services and, where appropriate, display advertising by analyzing your browsing habits. You can expressly accept its use by pressing the "ACCEPT" button or configure and select the cookies you want to accept or reject in the settings. You can also get more information about our cookie policy here.

The global fashion business journal

Oct 30, 20208:09am

DIRECTORY

Tadashi Yanai

Tadashi Yanai

Founder and CEO of Fast Retailing

Tadashi Yanai is the founder and CEO of Fast Retailing, owner of Uniqlo, Helmut Lang, Theory, Comptoir des Cotonniers, Princess tam.tam, GU and J Brand. He was born in the Japanese city of Ube and graduated in Economics and Political Science at the University of Waseda in Japan. In 1984, Yanai began working as president of his father’s clothing chain (which had 22 stores) and opened a store in Hiroshima called Unique Clothing Warehouse, which later changed its name to Uniqlo.

...