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This man, right, is Don Chang, the founder of Forever 21, the fast-fashion retailer that's taking over the world. The chain is planning its first expansion into the UK later this year, and is planning on opening 100 shops in Japan. "Forever 21’s sales more than doubled to $2.3 billion in 2009 from $947 million in 2005. It expects expects $3.2 billion in sales this year," reports the Wall Street Journal. "The Los Angeles fast-fashion retailer famously has “John 3:16” printed on the bottom of its yellow shopping bags, a reference to a New Testament scripture. “That’s my purpose of life,” said Mr. Chang, a lifelong Christian." That, and selling knockoffs. The company has been accused of copying designers including Trovata, Anna Sui, Diane Von Furstenberg, LAMB, Chanel, Dr. Martens, and Rodarte, just to name a few. [WSJ]