May 2, 2018, Manila, Philippines – Japanese global apparel retailer, UNIQLO, announces the opening of its first store in South-Central Mindanao. UNIQLO’s newest store will open its doors on May 25 in SM City General Santos, bringing over 900 sqm of new shopping space and the UNIQLO LifeWear shopping experience to more Filipinos.
Following UNIQLO’s launch in Mindanao last year, the opening of the new store demonstrates an even stronger dedication to the region, as the brand continues to offer its signature LifeWear pieces and world-class shopping experience to customers in the area.
“We are confident about the success of our first store in SOCCSKSARGEN region with the wonderful support we continue to receive since our establishment here in the Philippines in 2012,” said Masayoshi Nakamura, COO, UNIQLO Philippines. “We are excited to continue UNIQLO’s long-standing commitment to provide innovative and high-quality LifeWear clothing here with our customers in General Santos City.”
Located on the first floor of the mall, the new UNIQLO store in SM City General Santos will give shoppers 946 sqm of new shopping space. The store will showcase the complete line-up of UNIQLO LifeWear: Innovative, high-quality clothing that is designed with comfort in mind, made for everyone, everywhere. The full range of world-renowned UNIQLO proprietary technology clothing lines, such as AIRism and HEATTECH will also be available.
For more information, customers can visit the UNIQLO Philippines’ website at www.uniqlo.com/ph and social media accounts, Facebook (facebook.com/uniqlo.ph), Twitter (twitter.com/uniqloph) and Instagram (Instagram.com/uniqlophofficial).
About UNIQLO LifeWear
Apparel that comes from the Japanese values of simplicity, quality and longevity. Designed to be of the time and for the time, LifeWear is made with such modern elegance that it becomes the building blocks of each individual’s style. A perfect shirt that is always being made more perfect. The simplest design hiding the most thoughtful and modern details. The best in fit and fabric made to be affordable and accessible to all. LifeWear is clothing that is constantly being innovated, bringing more warmth, more lightness, better design, and better comfort to people’s lives.
About UNIQLO and Fast Retailing
UNIQLO is a brand of Fast Retailing Co., Ltd., a leading global Japanese retail holding company that designs, manufactures and sells clothing under seven main brands: Comptoir des Cotonniers, GU, Helmut Lang, J Brand, Princesse tam.tam, Theory, and UNIQLO. With global sales of approximately 1.8619 trillion yen for the 2017 fiscal year ending August 31, 2017 (US $16.87 billion, calculated in yen using the end of August 2017 rate of $1 = 110.4 yen), Fast Retailing is one of the world’s largest apparel retail companies, and UNIQLO is Japan’s leading specialty retailer.
UNIQLO continues to open large-scale stores in some of the world’s most important cities and locations, as part of its ongoing efforts to solidify its status as a truly global brand. Today the company has more than 1,900 stores in 19 markets worldwide including Japan, Australia, Belgium, Canada, China, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Russia, Singapore, South Korea, Spain, Taiwan, Thailand, U.K. and the U.S. In addition, Grameen UNIQLO, a social business established in Bangladesh in September 2010, currently operates several Grameen UNIQLO stores in Dhaka. UNIQLO manages an integrated business model under which it designs, manufactures, markets and sells high-quality, casual apparel. The company believes that truly great clothes should be supremely comfortable, feature universal designs, are of high quality and offer a superb fit to everyone who wears them.
With a corporate statement committed to changing clothes, changing conventional wisdom and change the world, Fast Retailing is dedicated to creating great clothing with new and unique value to enrich the lives of people everywhere. For more information about UNIQLO and Fast Retailing, please visit www.uniqlo.com and www.fastretailing.com.