Uniqlo Clothing Chain Ties Up With Daiwa House's Delivery Business

Uniqlo clothing chain ties up with Daiwa House's delivery businessThe operator of the Uniqlo clothing chain said Tuesday it has tied up with Daiwa House Industry Co. to provide same-day domestic delivery of its products purchased online utilizing the home builder's distribution business.

By setting up a joint venture, Fast Retailing Co. and Daiwa will build a warehouse dedicated to the leading Japanese clothing chain, the Osaka-based builder said in a separate news release.

The new warehouse to be built in Tokyo will start operation in 2016 and launch same-day delivery in the Tokyo metropolitan area. The two companies plan to set up new distribution bases in about 10 major cities nationwide to spread the service, they said.