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UNIQLO to Open First Store in Southeast Region of USA at Disney Springs Florida in Spring 2016

First store to offer full assortment of LifeWear for Men, Women and Kids


UNIQLO, the global apparel retailer and creator of LifeWear -innovative, high-quality, clothing that is universal in design and promotes comfort - today announced that it will be part of the magic at Disney Springs in Lake Buena Vista, Florida, with the opening of a flagship store in the spring of 2016. The new UNIQLO store, the first in the Southeast region of the United States, will house the brand's full assortment of LifeWear for men, women and kids.

Since opening its first store in Japan in 1984, UNIQLO has grown to become an international leader in affordable, casual clothing including premium Jeans (from $39.90), Linen shirts (from $29.90), Supima cotton T-shirts (from $12.90), and exceptional basics such as polo shirts, fleece and the UT (UNIQLO T-shirt) collection. The brand's unique and proprietary products include the AIRism line (from $12.90), that keeps you cool and dry in warmer temperatures with moisture absorption and heat release functionalities, Ultra-Light Down jackets (from $49.90), which come in compact, regular and standard weights for all weather climates, and HEATTECH (from $12.90), which generates and retains heat providing warmth and comfort in cooler conditions.

"We are very proud of our global relationship with Disney, and our joining the new Disney Springs at Walt Disney World Resort® is an exciting, new opportunity for us to introduce our brand to this area of the United States for the very first time," said Larry Meyer, CEO of UNIQLO USA. "We are looking forward to being part of the Disney magic and to have both local residents and visitors experience our great products and unparalleled shopping experience."

"UNIQLO is a fantastic addition to our growing list of new dining and retail locations at Disney Springs," said George A. Kalogridis, president of Walt Disney World Resort. "By the time it's complete in 2016, Disney Springs will have doubled in size and will offer our guests a truly unique and world-class shopping, dining and high-quality entertainment experience. We welcome UNIQLO to Central Florida, and look forward to showcasing this brand at its first location in the southeastern United States."

UNIQLO currently has a total of 42 stores in the United States - in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Philadelphia, Boston, San Francisco and Los Angeles - as well as online shopping at www.UNIQLO.com. Customers and fans can share their excitement about UNIQLO Disney Springs via the company's social media channels including Facebook, Twitter and Instagram using #UniqloDisney. UNIQLO is scheduled to open three new stores this fall, namely in Faneuil Hall Boston, Seattle and Chicago.


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