14 June 2012
President Benigno S. Aquino III met with Mr. Tadashi Yanai during his courtesy call in Malacanang. Yanai is the President, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Fast Retailing Co. Ltd., one of the biggest clothing companies in Japan. It carries several brands including Aspesi, Comptoir des Cotonniers, Footpark, Princess Tam-Tam and National Standard. It also owns the American brand Theory.
Fast Retailing Co. Ltd. was hailed as an example of a new and globally competitive Japan, with a flourishing sales every year despite the recession.
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