UNIQLO to Become the Exclusive, Multi-Year Sponsor of the Museum of Modern Art's Popular Free Friday Night Admission Program

  UNIQLO to Become the Exclusive, Multi-Year Sponsor of the Museum of Modern
              Art's Popular Free Friday Night Admission Program

In May, MoMA Launches UNIQLO Free Friday Nights and Extends Its Public
Schedule to Seven Days per Week

PR Newswire

NEW YORK, April 17, 2013

NEW YORK, April 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) and
UNIQLO announced today that UNIQLO, the global clothing retailer, will be the
exclusive, multi-year, corporate sponsor of the Museum's Friday night free
admission program, which provides free access to the public to the Museum and
all exhibitions from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m., every Friday, throughout the year.

(Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130417/NY95213 )

"UNIQLO Free Friday Nights" will launch on May 3, 2013. That evening, the
first 1,000 visitors will receive a special UNIQLO tote bag. Also in May, the
Museum will begin extending its publicschedule to seven days per week.

"UNIQLO Free Friday Nights" will provide increased accessibility to the
Museum's exhibitions, collection and film programs for New Yorkers and
visitors from around the world. Since the Free Friday Night Program launched
in 2004, nearly three million visitors have enjoyed free admission to MoMA's
exhibitions, film screenings and The Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Sculpture
Garden, making the Museum one of New York's favorite Friday night social

"Providing free Museum admission year-round helps MoMA fulfill its mission of
developing new audiences and making art accessible to a wider public," said
MoMA Director Glenn D. Lowry. "As a major corporate partner, UNIQLO plays an
essential role in helping the Museum bring the very best in modern and
contemporary art to our diverse national and international audience."

"MoMA is my favorite museum in the world," said Tadashi Yanai, Chairman,
President & CEO of Fast Retailing. "I am very pleased that we could open our
UNIQLO flagship store on the same street as MoMA in New York City. It is an
honor for us to be neighbors with MoMA on 53^rd Street, such a prestigious and
central location. I hope that together we can grow and deepen our
relationships with the general public, and that the UNIQLO sponsorship can
give even greater access to people from all around the world to visit such a
leading international museum."

A multi-year partner with the Museum, UNIQLO previously sponsored the MoMA
exhibition Tokyo 1955–1970, A New Avant-Garde in 2012.

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, g.u., Helmut Lang, J Brand,
Princesse tam.tam, Theory, and UNIQLO. With global sales of approximately 928
billion yen for the 2012 fiscal year ending August 31, 2012, Fast Retailing is
currently the world's fourth largest apparel retail company, 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 a total of more than 1,100 stores in 13 markets worldwide
including Japan: China, France, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Philippines, Russia,
Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, U.K. and U.S. UNIQLO operates 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


Website: http://www.uniqlo.com
Contact: UNIQLO USA, Melissa DiSalvo, Melissa.DiSalvo@uniqlo-usa.com; Burson-
Marsteller for UNIQLO, Nancy Goldstein, Nancy.Goldstein@bm.com
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