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UNIQLO to Open Its First Store in the Southeast U.S.A. at Disney Springs, Florida, on July 15

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UNIQLO today announced that it will open its newest location in the U.S. on July 15 in Disney Springs, at Walt Disney World Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. The new UNIQLO store, the first in the Southeast region of the United States, will occupy 25,000 square feet (2,300 square meters) across two sales floors and showcase the brand's full assortment of LifeWear - innovative, high-quality clothing that is universal in design and comfort - as well as items that incorporate its Japanese heritage. The new location will give families from all around the world an innovative and unforgettable retail experience, as well as feature an assortment of Disney-inspired products.

"We are very excited to introduce our UNIQLO products, customer service and shopping experience to Orlando at Walt Disney World Resort," said Hiroshi Taki, CEO of UNIQLO USA. "We are proud of our collaboration with Disney Consumer Products, and we look forward to offering our unique retail concept and products to vacationers and locals alike at Disney Springs. We hope to make every day at our store feel like opening day for our customers."

The core products, innovative fabrics and technologies that will be available from UNIQLO at Disney Springs include items like Ultra Light Down, HEATTECH, and AIRism, as well as Premium Linen, Denim, and Supima Cotton.

In addition to exclusive UNIQLO merchandise, the new store will incorporate the brand's unique Japanese heritage by conveying Japanese tradition, culture and beauty through colorful visuals and displays. Japanese-inspired daily giveaways, as well as in-store events each week and month like Taiko drummers and a Japanese-style game show, will provide fun and entertaining ways for families to engage with UNIQLO and its Japanese origins.

UNIQLO at Disney Springs will be the company's first store in the Southeast region, and it marks the company's fourth corner in the country, with its 43 current stores including Los Angeles, Seattle and Boston, and its UNIQLO.com online store.

Customers and fans can share their excitement about the new UNIQLO at Disney Springs store via the company's social media channels including Facebook, Twitter and Instagram using #UniqloDisneySprings.

Notes to Editors
On April 19, 2016, the UNIQLO Ginza Global Flagship Store in Tokyo launched the MAGIC FOR ALL collaboration line, occupying the store's 12th floor, which will remain until the end of July 2016.

On September 27, 2015, UNIQLO opened its first MAGIC FOR ALL store on the 5th floor of the UNIQLO Shanghai Global Flagship Store on Hua Hai Road, the largest UNIQLO store in the world.

On August 3, 2015, UNIQLO announced 'MAGIC FOR ALL,' a global initiative with Disney Consumer Products that adds a touch of Disney enchantment, Marvel action and Star Wars adventure to everyday UNIQLO LifeWear fashions and extends to exclusive innovative products, pop-up displays, and new in-store and online customer experiences.

On July 13, 2015, UNIQLO announced "friendship in Disney•Pixar movies" as the theme for its annual UT (UNIQLO T-shirt) Grand Prix 2016 Design Contest. First launched in 2005, the annual UT Grand Prix Contest attracts thousands of entries from around the world. The winning designs are included in the following year's spring summer UT Collection, which is sold worldwide. An exclusive animated short was produced 2015 to support the 2016 competition. For more, click here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fMElcXXzsSE

On May 30, 2015, UNIQLO launched an exclusive collaboration to sell Disney's new TSUM TSUM concept plush toys with specially designed TSUM TSUM UTs, most of which sold out in the first weekend. An original animated short was created to support the launch.

On May 19, 2015 UNIQLO announced the global launch of a line of Mickey Plays UTs, featuring Mickey Mouse as a professional tennis player and golfer, in the signature stances of UNIQLO Global Brand Ambassadors Shingo Kunieda, Kei Nishikori and Novak Djokovic for tennis, and Adam Scott for golf.


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