Japan’s retail giant Uniqlo opens in Cebu


(Source: Cebu Daily News | October 21, 2015)

Uniqlo, the global clothing retailer, will open its first store in Cebu under its LifeWear concept, Simple Made Better at the 1st Level, The Northwing, SM City Cebu on October 23, 2015. This will mark its 25th store in the country and its entry into the Visayas region. The 1,000 sq. meter store will feature a full range of style staples for men, women and kids and a dynamic product mix apt for the Cebuano lifestyle.

“We have opened 24 stores in Metro Manila and Luzon, entering the Visayas market is a milestone in our growth strategy,” shared Katsumi Kubota, Chief Operating Officer of Uniqlo Philippines. The opening of its first store in the Visayas will soon be followed by another one in the much-awaited opening of SM Seaside City Cebu this November.

Uniqlo provides clothing with innovation and real value, engineered to enhance everyday life. Committed to carrying clothing that focuses on the wearer, product offerings include Filipino’s everyday wear necessities such as premium denim jeans, stylish leggings pants, colorful chino shorts, graphic T-shirts, polo shirts, Supima Cotton T-shirts and innerwear. The product line-up will also include the brand’s unique and proprietory collections AIRism, HEATTECH, and Ultra-Light Down (ULD) among others.

Uniqlo Cebu offers the following special opening promotions on October 23: Fleece Printed Full Zip Jacket and Fleece Full Zip Jacket for only P790, Cropped Leggings Pants for Women at P690, and Chino Shorts for Men at P790.

Its Lifewear concept, Simple Made Better, advocates apparel that comes from the Japanese values of simplicity, quality and longevity made with such elegance that it becomes the building blocks of one’s style and clothing that is constantly being innovated to bring more warmth, more lightness and better comfort to life. Lifewear is about simple apparel with a not-so-simple purpose to make life better.

UNIQLO is present in 16 markets worldwide including Japan, US, Australia, France, United Kingdom, Singapore, China and Malaysia, among others. 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. Fast Retailing is one of the world’s largest apparel retail companies, and UNIQLO is Japan’s leading specialty retailer. 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.

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