JAPANESE apparel retail brand Uniqlo is set to open its first store in Mindanao at the SM Lanang Premier, Davao City on May 26.
The branch in SM Lanang Premier will be among the three stores that will be launched here in Mindanao starting May. The other two stores will be at SM City Davao, Ecoland, Davao City and at SM Cagayan de Oro Downtown Premier, which is set to open on May 12.
"The first round of store openings will add over 3,000 square meters of new shopping space in three locations, bringing the Uniqlo LifeWear shopping experience to Dabawenyos and Kagay-anons," Uniqlo said in a statement.
The store in SM Lanang Premier will be located at the Fashion Zone on the upper ground floor of the mall near the main entrance.
Meanwhile, the store in SM City Davao, which opens on June 2, will be located at the first floor of the Annex building. The store in SM Cagayan de Oro Downtown Premier will open by the end of June.
"We are committed to growing our business in Mindanao, and look forward to delighting our customers here for years to come. We aim to make the lives of the Filipinos better through our innovative and high-quality Uniqlo Life Wear pieces," said Katsumi Kubota, Uniqlo Philippines chief operating officer, in a statement.
The stores in Mindanao will showcase a full line up of Uniqlo LifeWear, an innovative, high-quality clothing collection that is universal in design and comfort made for everyone.
The Uniqlo stores here will feature clothing ranges for men, women, kids, and babies like shirts, pants, jeans, denims, dresses, and sport items. Also available are Uniqlo's Heattech and Airism, the brand's proprietary technology clothing lines.
Airism is Uniqlo's line of functional innerwear that solves a variety of discomfort by controlling sweat. The clothing line features quick-drying technology that keeps skin smooth and dry when perspiring.
Meanwhile, the Heattech collection is an innerwear line that features heat retaining properties to keep the wearer warm and a soft tecture to keep the wearer comfortable.
Published in the SunStar Davao newspaper on May 05, 2017.
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