Omission of "FAST RETAILING" that develops "UNIQLO" in major clothing chain One year throughout the group for August, And the strong sales of overseas business centered on Southeast Asia, etc., the final profit was the highest ever.
Fast Retailing Group sales throughout the year to August increased by 4.2% compared with the previous year to 1,086.19 billion yen, the final profit was also about 2.5 , And doubled to 119.2 billion yen, both of which were the highest ever.
This was mainly due to the significant increase in overseas business such as Southeast Asia, in addition to China, Taiwan, South Korea, and overseas business expanded to account for about 40% of the Group's overall operating income Did. The company plans to open 100 stores a year in China, Taiwan, Hong Kong and Macao, which are expected to grow, and to increase it to 1000 stores in 2021 in four years.
On the other hand, net sales increased 1.4% compared with the previous year due to growth in net sales, but the sales staff's hourly wage will rise due to human labor shortage As personnel expenses increased, operating income fell 6.4%.
President Tadayoshi Yanai of FAST RETAILING said about sales goals that we have set at 3 trillion yen in 2020, "Although I can not say clearly about the achievement date of the target, I think that it will definitely be achieved, and in the future I think that it will be as much as 5 trillion yen. "