Top WSJ Stories on Japan: Uniqlo, Bitcoin, Pacific Trade Talks

Tadashi Yanai, the chief executive of Uniqlo parent Fast Retailing , with Disney-themed products in Tokyo. Apparel chain Uniqlo is forging deeper ties with Disney.
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Your daily roundup of news from The Wall Street Journal related to Japan:

Uniqlo Aims for Bigger Gains in China: While sales of luxury goods are slumping in China, hurt by a crackdown on corruption and an economic slowdown, the market for $5 T-shirts, $10 polos and $30 jeans like those sold at Uniqlo remains robust, says Tadashi Yanai, chief executive of Uniqlo parent Fast Retailing Co.

Japanese Police Arrest Mark Karpelès of Collapsed Bitcoin Exchange Mt. Gox: Japanese police on Saturday arrested Mark Karpelès, the head of collapsed bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox, alleging that he manipulated the company’s computer system to increase the balance in an account.

Pacific Trade Talks End With No Deal: High-level efforts to complete a major Pacific trade agreement ended Friday without resolution amid deep differences over trade in dairy and other products.

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