International retailer Uniqlo set to open a retailer at Chinook Centre in August

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Japanese clothes model Uniqlo is ready to open its first retailer in Calgary this summer season at CF Chinook Centre.

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The worldwide retailer is transferring right into a 15,000-square-foot house on the primary flooring of the mall close to Hudson’s Bay. The shop, which is scheduled to open someday in August, is Uniqlo’s first location in Calgary however its second in Alberta.

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“Since opening our Edmonton retailer in 2019, it’s clear that the Alberta buyer resonates with the LifeWear message — that clothes is made for everybody on daily basis,” mentioned Daisuke Tsukagoshi, CEO of Uniqlo North America.

In line with a information launch on Wednesday, the shop will supply the model’s distinctive visitor expertise and its lineup of LifeWear garments for males, ladies and children.

The shop in Chinook Centre will probably be Uniqlo’s second store opening in Canada this 12 months. In June, Uniqlo will probably be launching in Ottawa at CF Rideau Centre.

Quick Retailing Co. has opened 2,400 Uniqlo shops worldwide, together with 16 in Canada, since launching its first retailer in Hiroshima in 1984.

“Uniqlo has created attire that comes from the Japanese values of simplicity, high quality and longevity, that includes common designs, supreme match and luxury to enhance the every day lives of its prospects,” mentioned the corporate within the information launch.

It’s planning to host a sequence of profession festivals to develop its hiring efforts in Calgary.

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