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(Revised from original 2011 version)
Fast Retailing Group
On January 1, 2011, Tadashi Yanai, the CEO of Fast Retailing Group (FR), sent his annual New Year's message to everyone in the company. The message, entitled "Change or Die," declared that FR - which included UNIQLO, Theory, Comptoir des Cotonniers, Princesse tam.tam and others within the group - would become the No. 1 apparel company in the world.
Takeuchi, Hirotaka. "Fast Retailing Group." Harvard Business School Case 711-496, October 2012. (Revised from original April 2011 version.)