US: Uniqlo to open West Coast flagship store
Japanese casual clothing retailer Uniqlo is heading to the US West Coast this autumn with a new flagship store in San Francisco, as part of a longer-term goal to expand its presence throughout the country.
The 2,700 sq m store will be the fourth US location for the apparel retailer, following the opening of three stores in Manhattan.
Tadashi Yanai, chairman, president and CEO of Fast Retailing, said: "Our plan to open a store on the West Coast is part of our longer-term commitment to expand our presence throughout the US."
Speaking about the range to be offered in the new store, a spokesperson told just-style: "We would like to have as full a product offering as possible."
Describing the retailer's international expansion plans, the spokesperson added: "We have plans to open stores in all major markets around the world, so wherever we believe we have business opportunity, we would like to open there."
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