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UNIQLO to Enter Canadian Market in Fall 2016 Opening First Stores in Yorkdale Shopping Centre and Toronto Eaton Centre

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UNIQLO, the global clothing retailer, announced it will open two stores in Toronto, Canada in the fall of 2016, marking the brand's first entry into the country and its 18th market overall. The stores will be located at Yorkdale Shopping Centre, one of the highest performing shopping centers in North America and Toronto Eaton Centre, a historic landmark and one of Canada's best-known shopping destinations. These flagship level stores at 24,000 sq. feet and 28,000 sq. feet respectively, will offer the brand's full range of men's, women's and children's items.

"Entering the Canadian market is a milestone for the company and a significant step in our growth strategy," said Larry Meyer, CEO of UNIQLO USA and Canada. "Our first two stores in the great City of Toronto will mark the launch of the UNIQLO brand in Canada, which we aim to build upon thereafter with a presence in the lovely city of Vancouver."

UNIQLO provides clothing with innovation and real value, engineered to enhance everyday life year-round for women, men, kids and babies. Committed to creating clothing that focuses on the wearer, product offerings include the brand's unique and proprietary collections AIRism, HEATTECH and Ultra-Light Down, as well as premium denim Jeans, Supima cotton T-shirts, Polo's and Fleece.

Since opening its first store in Japan in 1984, UNIQLO has grown to become an international leader with more than 1,500 stores worldwide. Customers and fans can share their excitement about these new stores via the company's social media channels including Facebook, Twitter and Instagram using #UniqloCanada. To staff the new stores and implement its global service standards, UNIQLO will be recruiting in Canada. For more information on open positions, please visit http://jobs-uniqlo.com/sa/.

Company Overview

Company name:​​UNIQLO Canada Inc.
Location:New Brunswick, Canada
Representative:Larry Meyer, Fast Retailing Group Senior Vice President
Ownership:Fast Retailing 100% consolidated subsidiary
Type of business:UNIQLO sales of casual apparel in Canada


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