GU plans expansion

June 18, 2014 - 12:00:00 am

Chief Executive Osamu Yunoki of GU, the low-priced cousin of the group’s better-known Uniqlo brand, at an opening event of the store at Shibuya shopping and amusement district in Tokyo yesterday. Fast Retailing Co Ltd’s fast-fashion GU brand aims to accelerate its overseas expansion, first with a launch in Hong Kong, South Korea and Southeast Asia from next year and then in Western markets within several years.