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Last Updated: 2018.11.26

UNIQLO to Launch in Italy in Fall 2019 - First Store to Open in Piazza Cordusio in Central Milan

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This press release is also available in Italian here.

UNIQLO, the Japanese global apparel retailer, today officially announces plans to launch in the Italian market with the opening of a first UNIQLO store in Milan in fall 2019. Located in Piazza Cordusio, in the heart of the historical city and within walking distance to Piazza del Duomo, the new store will offer LifeWear for men, women, and kids over three levels.

"We are extremely honored and proud to be launching in Italy in 2019," said Tadashi Yanai, UNIQLO Founder and Chairman, President & CEO, Fast Retailing. "Milan is one of the world's most important and well respected fashion capitals, enjoying a long standing culture of craftsmanship as well as sophisticated and elegant design. With this incredible store location, and our LifeWear concept based on creating perfect clothing that meets the needs of everyone's daily lifestyles, we hope that the Milanese public and international visitors will embrace UNIQLO and make it theirs," he added.

UNIQLO Strøget
Building designed by Francesco Bellorini and Ippolito de Stani in the early 1900s

New Store Overview

Store Name:UNIQLO Piazza Cordusio
Address:Via Cordusio 2, 20123 Milan
Sales area:Around 1,500 square meters over three floors (basement, ground and first)
Opening date:Planned for Fall 2019, with more details to be announced at a later date

The building hosting the store is owned by Hines Italy.

Following the successful launch in the Netherlands in September this year, and plans to open in Denmark in Spring 2019, Italy will become UNIQLO's 10th market in Europe.

UNIQLO Presence in Europe as of October 31, 2018

Russia:32 stores
France:26 stores
UK:11 stores
Germany:9 stores
Belgium:3 stores
Spain:2 stores
Sweden:1 stores
The Netherlands:1 stores

For more information regarding UNIQLO in Italy, please visit www.uniqlo.com/milan.

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