JAPAN: Fast Retailing to open first multi-brand store
Japanese retailer Fast Retailing has revealed it will open its first multi-brand department store in Tokyo next month.
The Uniqlo Marché Printemps Ginza will include five store-within-stores featuring the retailer's Uniqlo, G.U., PLST (plus T), Comptoir des Cotonniers and Princesse Tam Tam brands.
The 2,600 sq mt store, which will be the first outlet in Japan to sell the Princesse Tam Tam brand, will open in the Printemps Ginza Department Store on 2 November.
The company said customers will benefit from the convenience of having five brands under one roof.
Tadashi Yanai, chairman, president and CEO of Fast Retailing, said: "I hope that having five of our brands under one roof at this landmark location will offer busy professional women an exciting and convenient one-stop shopping destination."
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