To celebrate stores will give one free HEATTECH item with the first 500 purchases
TORONTO, Aug. 29, 2018 /CNW/ - UNIQLO, the global casual apparel retailer, today announces the opening dates of four new stores, almost doubling the number of Canadian stores from five to nine. The first to open will be in British Columbia at Coquitlam Centre on September 14 and the rest will open in Ontario, at Vaughan Mills on September 28, CF Markville on October 12 and Square One Shopping Centre on November 2.
"Encouraged by the warm welcome we have had to date, we are thrilled to be opening three new stores in the Greater Toronto Area and a fourth new store in Greater Vancouver" said Yasuhiro Hayashi, Chief Operating Officer of UNIQLO Canada. "We're excited these four new stores will allow more people to discover LifeWear, thoughtfully created to make everyday life better and more comfortable."
Artist's rendering of UNIQLO Square One Shopping Centre
One HEATTECH item will be given to the first 500 customers who make a purchase on opening day of each new store, and people will be encouraged to Spin The Wheel for the chance to win free items or discounts between 2 p.m. – 5 p.m.
UNIQLO Coquitlam Centre
Friday, September 14, 2018 at 10 a.m.
2929 Barnet Hwy, Coquitlam, BC , V3B5R5
Monday and Tuesday: 10:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. Wednesday to Friday: 10:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. Saturday 9:30 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. Sunday and Holidays 11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Recognized for its innovative functional apparel and high-quality wardrobe staples, UNIQLO focuses on providing clothing made for everyone, everywhere. Product offerings at all four new stores will include the brand's signature collections including AIRism, HEATTECH, Extra Fine Merino and Ultra Light Down, along with premium Jeans and UT. Together these make up LifeWear – innovative, high-quality clothing that is universal in design and comfort.
People outside Toronto and Vancouver can now shop UNIQLO on the go with the newly launched mobile e-commerce that enables people from every corner of Canada to find clothing solutions from within the wide range of UNIQLO LifeWear clothing suitable for all lifestyles. Shopping mobile e-commerce allows people to purchase extended sizes on core items in sizes XXS to 2XL.
The new stores will join all other UNIQLO Canada stores in offering its All-Product Recycling Initiative in which customers can drop off gently used UNIQLO clothing in bins for donation to those in need.
Customers and fans are invited to share their excitement about the new stores via the company's Canadian social media channels including Facebook, Twitter and Instagram using #UniqloCanada.
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 2,000 stores in 20 markets worldwide including Japan, Australia, Belgium, Canada, China, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Russia, Singapore, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, 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.
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