(Source: Inside Retail Asia | 13 April 2016)
Japanese fashion brand Uniqlo is opening six stores in the Philippines by June 2016.
“We are thrilled to announce that Uniqlo will open four new stores in Luzon by May and two new stores in the Visayas by June, as we continue to bring high-quality and innovative clothing to Filipinos,” said Katsumi Kubota, COO of Uniqlo Philippines.
The Luzon branches of Uniqlo Philippines will be in UP Town Center in Quezon City; Solenad 3 in Nuvali, Laguna; Evia Center Vista City in Daang Hari Rd, Cavite City; and SM City Cabanatuan in Nueva Ecija.
The Visayas stores will be in Iloilo City and Bacolod City, adding to the existing outlets in SM City Cebu and SM Seaside City Cebu.
Uniqlo is a brand of Japanese global retail holding company Fast Retailing, which designs, manufactures and sells clothing under seven main brands: Uniqlo, GU, Comptoir des Cotonniers, GU, Helmut Lang, J Brand, Princessetam.tam and Theory. It has global sales of about US$13.88 billion.
There are more than 1700 Uniqlo stores in 17 markets, including Australia, China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, South Korea, Taiwan and Thailand.