Uniqlo to enter Midwest with Chicago flagship in fall 2015

New York -- Uniqlo will make its Midwest debut in fall 2015, opening a flagship in downtown Chicago in fall 2015. The store, located at 830 North Michigan Avenue, will be Uniqlo’s second largest location in the United States, after its Fifth Avenue flagship in New York.

“Chicago is a global city that’s home to some of the finest cultural and sports institutions in the world, and we are thrilled to join the city’s rich landscape,” said Larry Meyer, CEO of Uniqlo USA. “We look forward to bringing our innovative, high-quality apparel, world class customer service and modern, bright store aesthetic to the people of Chicago.”

Uniqlo USA, a division of Japan’s Fast Retailing, currently has 21 stores in the Northeast and San Francisco Bay area. The brand will continue its U.S. expansion this fall opening more new stores including locations in the Boston, Los Angeles and Philadelphia metro areas.

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