Japan: Fast Retailing discloses all major garment factories for 1st time, increasing supply chain transparency

Author: Yoshihiro Hara, Nikkei Asian Review, Published on: 13 May 2019

"Uniqlo discloses all garment factories for first time", 11 May 2019

Uniqlo operator Fast Retailing, Japan's biggest clothing retailer by sales, has disclosed all of its major suppliers for the first time...

The new list of core sewing factories contains the names and addresses of 242 workshops in 11 countries...

...Fast Retailing began disclosing suppliers for its Uniqlo and GU brands in 2017 in an effort to make its supply chain transparent and ensure proper work conditions. The latest list includes factories that produce for its other clothing lines, including PLST and Theory...

 

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Related companies: Fast Retailing Uniqlo (part of Fast Retailing)