RYU Apparel Secures First Enclosed Mall Location

Vancouver urban athletic brand to open fourth store in Metropolis at Metrotown

VANCOUVER, Aug. 18, 2016 /CNW/ - RYU Apparel Inc. (TSX VENTURE: RYU & Frankfurt Stock Exchange: RYA), the world's first tailored, technical urban athletic brand, today announces it has secured a location for its fourth brick-and-mortar store. Located within Metropolis at Metrotown in Burnaby, the new store will be RYU's first enclosed mall location.

As British Columbia's largest shopping centre, Metropolis at Metrotown is home to over 400 stores and services and is known as one of the province's premiere shopping destinations. The new RYU store will span over 2,000 square feet and is slated to open in Summer 2017.

"This new store marks our further physical expansion across Metro Vancouver," said Marcello Leone, CEO, President and Chairman of the Board for RYU. "Vancouver is our home base and our goal is to be an integral part of the community."

RYU is slated to open two new retail locations within Metro Vancouver by the end of 2016 – an 1,100 square foot store located on Thurlow at Robson and a third location at the redesigned Park Royal South.

About RYU
RYU Apparel Inc. is the world's first tailored, technical urban athletic brand engineered for the fitness, training and performance of the multi-discipline athlete. Designed without compromise, RYU exists to facilitate human performance. For more information, visit: http://ryu.com

On Behalf of the Board

"Marcello Leone"
Marcello Leone, CEO, President and Chairman of the Board

Neither the TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

SOURCE RYU Apparel Inc.

For further information: RYU Apparel Inc., Investor Relations Contact: Anna Brazier, +1 844 535 2880, investors@ryu.com, www.ryu.com; Media Inquiries Contact: Katie Stevens, 778-686-0906, katies@talkshopmedia.com

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