Tokyo — Asia’s largest retailer is hoping that a $280,000 annual salary and a managerial title in three years will lure top talent as it grapples with one of the tightest labor markets in Japanese history. 

The salary being considered by Uniqlo owner Fast Retailing would be more than three times the average pay at the company, and nearly 10 times the national average in Japan for those with similar employment tenures.

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