The opening of the first UNIQLO store in Manila, in the SM Mall of Asia, makes the Philippines the 12th country outside of Japan where it has presence, after opening stores in the US, UK, France, Russia, China, South Korea, Hong Kong and Taiwan. UNIQLO also operates stores in Southeast Asian countries like, Thailand, Malaysia, and Singapore.
UNIQLO is finally opening on Friday, June 15, 2012 at the SM Mall of Asia. UNIQLO is a global apparel brand and number 1 clothing company in Japan offering wide array of simple, timeless and functional apparel for men, women, and kids. In support of the first store opening, in Manila its Chairman and CEO Tadashi Yanai is visiting FROM TOKYO TO MANILA on Wednesday, June 13. Yanai will meet with members of Philippines and Japanese media to share his economic vision for UNIQLO in the Philippines.
With the vision to improve people’s lives through the power of clothing, UNIQLO is seen as an innovator in the apparel industry. In its product lines are highly functional clothes like AIRism, an undergarment that provides cool comfort to the wearer, Dry Pique Polo Shirt, a polo shirt that quickly dries body sweat, and UV Cut apparel, a clothes line with SPF protecting wearer from harmful sun rays.
UNIQLO promotes its “MADE FOR ALL” Philosophy, which captures the company’s vision of providing casual clothing that is made for all people regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, or any other ways that define an individual. As UNIQLO opens its doors to the Filipinos on Friday, it marks the official day of the brand’s landing FROM TOKYO TO MANILA.
The UNIQLO store at the SM Mall of Asia is open from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.
SM Mall of Asia: One of the World’s Largest Shopping Malls
UNIQLO is opening its first store in thePhilippinesin SM Mall of Asia, one of the largest shopping malls in the world, occupying a waterfront site onManilaBayspanning 407,000 square meters. This massive shopping complex hosts a wide range of retail tenants, including a number of major fashion brands, and is a major draw for both tourists and local residents. The new UNIQLO Mall of Asia Store will be one of SM Mall of Asia’s largest tenants.
Asiaoffers enormous growth potential for UNIQLO and is a key regional focus of the brand’s global expansion strategy. UNIQLO started opening its first stores in Thailand in September 2011, following its successful expansion into Singapore and Malaysia, increasing its lineup in Southeast Asia to 15 retail locations. Now, as the brand continues to accelerate its regional expansion efforts, the UNIQLO Mall of Asia is set to offer the joy of truly great clothing to shoppers in thePhilippines.
Shoppers won’t be disappointed as UNIQLO will offer exciting freebies and huge discounts on the opening day. Various UNIQLO products like its popular UT (UNIQLO T-shirts, Regular Price P790), Jeans(Regular Price P990), Dry Pique Polo Shirt(Regular Price P990), and Bra Top(Bra Camisole Tunic, Regular Price P990) can be purchased at a really low price of P590.
Plus, UNIQLO is also giving away a specially designed FREE TOTE BAG to the first 500 daily customers from June 15 to 17 and to shoppers who get a minimum P2000 single receipt purchase. In addition, a delicious “Mochiko” (Japanese confection made of glutinous rice flour) to the first 500 UNIQLO customers on opening day starting at 10 a.m.
So hurry! Discount offer starts on June 15 up to June 21 only.
UNIQLO is a subsidiary brand of Fast Retailing Co. (FR), a leading global Japanese retail holding company that offers clothing under a number of brands, including Theory, g.u., Comptoir des Cotonniers and Princessetam.tam. With sales of 820 billion yen in fiscal 2011, FR is the world’s fourth largest apparel retailers andJapan’s leading specialty retailer with more than 1,000 stores worldwide, including operations in theUnited States, theUnited Kingdom,France,Russia,China,Hong Kong,Taiwan,South Korea,Singapore,Malaysia,ThailandandJapan. UNIQLO operates an integrated business model under which it designs, manufactures, markets and sells high-quality, casual apparel in line with its Made for All philosophy.
With a corporate statement committed to changing clothes, changing conventional wisdom and changing the world UNIQLO is dedicated to creating great clothing with new and unique value to enrich the lives of people everywhere.