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UNIQLO Announces Opening Dates for Ten New Stores this Fall

         UNIQLO Announces Opening Dates for Ten New Stores this Fall

The Celebration Includes a New App and a New UNIQLO.com

PR Newswire

NEW YORK, Sept. 3, 2013

NEW YORK, Sept. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- UNIQLO, the global clothing retailer,
has announced the fall opening dates for its ten new mall stores in New York,
New Jersey, Connecticut and California. With the opening of the new stores in
October and November, UNIQLO will have a total of 17 stores in the U.S., in
addition to the UNIQLO.com online shopping platform.

The stores will all carry the innovative, casual clothing UNIQLO provides for
men, women and kids, including the popular Heattech innerwear and high-tech
Ultra-Light Down jackets. There will be more information available closer to
opening day on activities and special promotions for each opening weekend.

The opening dates are:

  oNew Jersey
    o Bridgewater Commons Mall in Bridgewater, NJ (October 4^th)
    o Menlo Park Mall in Edison, NJ (November 1^st)
  oNew York
    o Staten Island Mall in Staten Island, NY –(October 18^th)
    o Atlantic Terminal Mall in Brooklyn, NY (October 25^th)
    o Smith Haven Mall in Lake Grove, NY –(November 8^th)
  oConnecticut
    o Westfield Trumbull Shopping Center in Trumbull, CT (November 8^th)
  oCalifornia
    o Hillsdale Shopping Center in San Mateo, CA –(October 11^th)
    o Stonestown Galleria in San Francisco, CA (October 18^th)
    o Westfield Valley Fair Mall in Santa Clara, CA –(October 25^th)
    o Bay Street Emeryville in Emeryville, CA –(November 1^st)

"We are delighted to announce the opening dates of our incredible new
locations and can't wait for our customers to enjoy the shopping experience at
a UNIQLO store. We have dedicated fans and believe our world class customer
service, innovative products, high quality fabrics and large variety of styles
made to improve people's everyday lives will entice a whole new group of
customers," said Larry Meyer, COO of UNIQLO USA and Fast Retailing Group
Senior Vice President.

To celebrate, UNIQLO has created the free UNIQLO USA app for Apple products.
It will be available on Android devices later this year. By using the app's
Virtual Cam on UNIQLO logos and icons, fans will have access to
behind-the-scenes videos, current employment opportunities, "weekly favorites"
and a store locator. They will also be the first to know about new arrivals,
special promotions and more.

To support their retail expansion, a new UNIQLO.com will debut this fall.
Customers will find a more interactive site featuring digital life tools,
how-to videos, in-depth product information and an insider look at LifeWear.

The new stores are strategically placed surrounding the brand's current
flagship stores on the East and West Coasts. To staff the new stores, UNIQLO
is still in process of hiring and training several hundred full-time and
part-time employees at all levels. For more information on open positions, use
the new app or visit www.uniqlo.com.

There are currently seven open stores, including three in New York City (5^th
Ave., 34^th St., Soho New York), two in New York State (Westchester's Ridge
Hill, Palisades Center), one in Paramus, NJ (Westfield Garden State Plaza),
and one in San Francisco, CA (Union Square).

For further information please contact:

Eileen McMaster | UNIQLO | Eileen.McMaster@uniqlo-usa.com
Nancy Goldstein | Burson-Marsteller | nancy.goldstein@bm.com O: (212) 614-4827

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 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
1,200 stores in 14 markets worldwide including Japan, China, France, Hong
Kong, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Russia, Singapore, South Korea,
Taiwan, Thailand, U.K. and U.S. In addition , Grameen UNIQLO, a social
business established in Bangladesh in September 2010, opened its two first
stores in Dhaka in July 2013. 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 www.uniqlo.comandwww.fastretailing.com

SOURCE UNIQLO

Website: http://www.uniqlo.com
 
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