LOSSES WIDEN AT UNIQLO

Japanese fashion brand Uniqlo widened its UK losses frpm £739,000 to £9.7m in the year to 31 August 2011, according to Companies House filings. The firm, which said turnover fell slightly to £63m, said the loss was partly due to accounting and lease changes. But Uniqlo still aims to expand in the UK and has a “positive long term outlook for the future”.