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Uniqlo wants to expand beyond New York City and open up at least 200 stores in the next 10 years—including locations in Chicago, San Francisco, and Boston. To show how committed they are with this business plan, Fast Retailing Co., Uniqlo’s parent company, is expected to pluck 50 fresh U.S. college graduates this year and send them to a six-month management training camp in Japan. We will patiently wait. [Bloomberg]