Fast Retailing - Coronavirus (COVID-19) Company impact

Fast Retailing - Coronavirus (COVID-19) Company impact


The Coronavirus (COVID-19) company impact report analyses how the pandemic will impact Fast Retailling's performance.

While Fast Retailing has been recording impressive growth over the past four years due to a strong international performance, the pandemic has drastically hindered trade as consumers cut back on discretionary spending.

The retailer has had a more drawn out exposure to the impacts of the virus than retailers that just operate in Europe/ North America or Asia, but this also means that it can implement its learnings from store reopenings and other innovations from Asia in Europe.


  • Fast Retailing’s reliance on clothing & footwear across all of its brands will be a hindrance to its performance as it will be one of the hardest hit sectors globally, with consumers deprioritising spend on non-essential items and having little reason to purchase many items of clothing.
  • Fast Retailing has acknowledged the difficulties being faced by garment manufactures during the crisis, so has set out to provide support in order to reduce the long term impact of the virus on its supply chain.
Reasons to Buy
  • Use our revised 2020 forecast for Fast Retailing to understand how it will perform this year.
  • Use our charts to review how Fast Retailing's sales are split by region globally and how these regions have been impacted by COVID-19.
  • Use our in-depth analysis to review how Fast Retailing has responded to COVID-19 and how this will affect its performance.

Executive Summary
Fast Retailing's exposure to COVID-19
Fast Retailing's operational responses to COVID-19
Key findings
Key conclusions
Geographic spread analysis - COVID 19 vs Fast Retailing Group Sales
Global & regional impact
COVID-19 global impact score for Fast Retailing versus competitors
Revised 2020 revenue forecast
Fast Retailing exposure: brand sales by region vs regional impact levels
Company reaction
Store safety measures
Supporting production partners
List of Figures
Spread of COVID-19- confirmed cases, number in treatment, recoveries and deaths.
Countries/ regions affected by COVID-19
Spread of Fast Retailing group sales in 2019
COVID-19 global impact score for Fast Retailing versus competitors
Fast Retailing global revenue and year on year growth 2015-2020
Fast Retailing exposure: brand sales by region vs regional impact levels

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