SOURCE: Workday, Inc.

Workday, Inc.

April 08, 2015 21:00 ET

Workday to Provide Technology Foundation for HR in the Cloud to Fast Retailing

Leading Japanese Retail Company to Modernize HR Organization With Workday HCM for Continued Global Growth

PLEASANTON, CA and TOKYO, JAPAN--(Marketwired - Apr 8, 2015) - Workday, Inc. (NYSE: WDAY), a leader in enterprise cloud applications for finance and human resources, today announced that Fast Retailing Co., Ltd., a leading global retail clothing company, has selected Workday Human Capital Management (HCM). Delivered in the cloud, Workday will provide Fast Retailing with a modern technology foundation that can scale with fast growth and empower management with real-time analytics about its workforce to support decision-making.

Employing approximately 90,000 people in 22 countries, Fast Retailing is one of the world's largest apparel retail companies, with close to 2,800 stores worldwide. The company designs, manufactures, and sells seven main clothing brands, including Comptoir des Cotonniers, GU, Helmut Lang, J Brand, Princesse tam.tam, Theory, and UNIQLO.

With Workday HCM, Fast Retailing expects to gain the ability to standardize HR processes worldwide, streamlining operations to create greater efficiencies and productivity throughout the business. In addition, the company plans to connect and collaborate with other Workday users through the Workday Community, taking advantage of knowledge, training, and best practices in HCM.

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"With Workday, Fast Retailing gains a flexible and fast HR system that is built to scale and adapt to changes as its organization grows," said Hanshin Kim, general manager, Japan, Workday. "In addition, since Workday is built for mobile first, Fast Retailing's workforce will have access to information when they need it, allowing them to make smarter decisions in the moment from any location."

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