Japanese sales rocket for Uniqlo

<p>Uniqlo has seen its sales jump in Japan.</p>

Uniqlo owner Fast Retailing has reported a jump in its sales in Japan.

The firm has revealed that its same-store sales in Japan climbed 20.5 per cent in June when compared to the same month last year.

Good weather was said by the company to have resulted in strong demand for summer items and this helped to lift sales.

Uniqlo clothing is currently being worn by the world number one tennis player Novak Djokovic as he bids to win the Wimbledon title. Djokovic is on course to meet British number one Andy Murray in the final, with both players safely through to the quarter-finals.

Although Uniqlo still makes of its money in Japan, the budget clothing firm has a growing presence in markets all over the world.

On the back of the news its sales are rising in Japan, Fast Retailing has seen its share price drop by 0.22 per cent today (July 2nd).

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