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Last Updated: 2014.05.08

UNIQLO to Open Three New U.S. Stores in Philadelphia This Year: Opening Dates Announced


UNIQLO, the global clothing retailer, announced today that it will continue its expansion in the U.S. by opening three new stores in the Philadelphia metro area this spring and fall. These new stores will mark the brand's first stores in the state, and its entry into one of three new U.S. markets this year.

The new UNIQLO Philadelphia locations and opening dates are:

• King of Prussia Mall in King of Prussia, PA (May 16)
• 1608 Chestnut Street in Center City Philadelphia, PA (October 3)
• Willow Grove Park Mall in Willow Grove, PA (October 10)

"Opening in Philadelphia, the birthplace of American democracy, is a proud milestone for UNIQLO. We trust that our everyday basics of exceptional value and functional apparel, will appeal to all in the City of Brotherly Love," said Larry Meyer, CEO of UNIQLO USA and Fast Retailing Group Senior Vice President.

Opening weekend giveaways and performances at the King of Prussia Mall store will include:

Traditional Japanese Taiko drum performances: Friday, May 16, 5:00PM - 7:00PM; Saturday, May 17, 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm; and Sunday, May 18, 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm;

UNIQLO tote bag giveaway to the first 500 customers each day, Friday, May 16 through Sunday, May 18;

A free AIRism* item with every purchase of $50 or more, Friday, May 16 through Sunday, May 18; AIRism is a revolutionary innerwear product that absorbs and wicks away sweat providing effortless comfort, dryness and odor reducing properties;

Grand opening special prices will be offered from Friday, May 16 through Monday, May 26 Memorial Day;

UNIQLO plans to open more stores in 2014, including the new markets of Boston and Los Angeles, in addition to the existing markets of San Francisco, Connecticut, New Jersey and New York. Using #NewUniqlo, customers can interact and share their excitement about these new openings via the company's social media channels including Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Currently, there are 20 open UNIQLO stores in the U.S., as well as UNIQLO.com, which offers nationwide online shopping. To staff these new stores, UNIQLO plans to hire and train several hundred full-time and part-time employees at all levels. For more information on open positions, visit www.uniqlo.com, or download the new UNIQLO USA app.

UNIQLO has more than 1,300 stores around the globe. Since opening its first store in Japan in 1984, UNIQLO has grown to become an international leader in high-quality, casual clothing with universal designs that offer supreme comfort and a superb fit that aim to improve the daily lives of its customers. The new UNIQLO stores will carry collections for men, women and kids featuring vivid colors and comfortable and innovative fabric technologies, all at affordable prices. These include Ultra Light Down and HEATTECH for cold weather (from $49.90 and $12.90, respectively), AIRism for hot weather (from $12.90), the Supima cotton line (from $12.90), Linen shirts (from $29.90), premium Jeans (from $39.90) and exceptional basics such as polos and the UT T-shirt collection. Please note, assortment of product will vary by store location.

*KOP AIRism Giveaway: Colors, size and style subject to availability; Transactions cannot be split to redeem additional AIRism giveaway items. Limit one per customer. Not eligible for return or exchange.


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