October 6, 2023, Mumbai – Global apparel retailer UNIQLO today opened its long-anticipated first store in Mumbai at Phoenix Marketcity Kurla, Mumbai. The new store will offer customers in Mumbai a new shopping experience that showcases LifeWear – the company’s commitment to creating perfect clothing that meets the requirements of everyone’s daily lifestyle needs.
From Left to Right – Ms. Mansi Saxena (Store Manager UNIQLO), Mr. Tomohiko Sei (Chief Executive Officer, UNIQLO India), the first UNIQLO customer in the queue, Ms. Rashmi Singh (Chief Operating Officer, Phoenix Mills) Ms. Neha Kapoor (President - Leasing, Phoenix Mills)
Commenting on the launch, Tomohiko Sei, Chief Executive Officer, UNIQLO India, said “We are thrilled to open our much-awaited first Mumbai store. From seeing a strong demand on our e-commerce channel to now launching brick-and-mortar stores in Mumbai, we are delighted to bring our LifeWear to Mumbaikars, and look forward to supporting their daily lives.” UNIQLO
Prior to the official opening of the store, a ribbon cutting ceremony took place in front of a line of enthusiatic customers, who were eagerly awaiting the opportunity to shop at Mumbai’s first ever UNIQLO. Phoenix Marketcity Kurla is UNIQLO’s 11th brick-and-mortar store in India.
A store featuring UNIQLO’s full range, with a design capturing the essence of Mumbai
Spread across two floors, the UNIQLO Phoenix Marketcity Kurla, Mumbai store will offer consumers a range of LifeWear collections for men, women, kids, and babies, with its thoughtfully designed, high-quality, and functional products that are made for all.
The store will also offer the entire range of Fall/Winter products, such as its innovative and functional Ultra Light Down, HEATTECH, and Recycled Fleece garments, as well as products featuring premium fabrics such as cashmere, lambswool, and merino. Customers can also find UNIQLO’s essential items such as easy-care rayon, AIRism T-shirts, denims, fine cloth shirts, and smart ankle pants. The lineup will also include the special UNIQLO and KAWS collaboration UT T- shirt collection.
In addition, the new store also features a creative rendition of the spirit of Mumbai by local architect and illustrator Aashti Miller. Her vibrant artwork, spread across the escalator wall, highlights iconic elements of Mumbai – from the colossal structure of the Gateway of India to the delight of a day’s
cutting chai, her designs capture the true essence of the maximum city.
Overview of the store
Store Name: UNIQLO Phoenix Marketcity Kurla, Mumbai Opening Hours: 11 am to 9:30 pm
Sales Area: Approximately 11,500 sq. ft. over two floors (lower ground and ground floor)
Address: UNIQLO, Lal Bahadur Shastri Rd, Patelwadi. Kurla, Kamani, Kurla West, Kurla, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400070
For more information regarding UNIQLO and its current line-up, please visit the website or download the “UNIQLO India Official Application”.
UNIQLO India Website: www.uniqlo.com/in
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About UNIQLO LifeWear
Apparel that comes from the Japanese values of simplicity, quality and longevity. Designed to be of the time and for the time, LifeWear is made with such modern elegance that it becomes the building blocks of each individual’s style. A perfect shirt that is always being made more perfect. The simplest design hiding the most thoughtful and modern details. The best in fit and fabric made to be affordable and accessible to all. LifeWear is clothing that is constantly being innovated, bringing more warmth, more lightness, better design, and better comfort to people’s lives.
About UNIQLO and Fast Retailing
UNIQLO is a brand of Fast Retailing Co., Ltd., a leading Japanese retail holding company with global headquarters in Tokyo, Japan. UNIQLO is the largest of eight brands in the Fast Retailing Group, the others being GU, Theory, PLST, Comptoir des Cotonniers, Princesse tam.tam, J Brand, and Helmut Lang. With global sales of approximately 2.3 trillion yen for the 2022 fiscal year ending August 31, 2022 (US $16.6 billion, calculated in yen using the end of August 2022 rate of $1 = 138.7 yen), Fast Retailing is one of the world’s largest apparel retail companies, and UNIQLO is Japan’s leading specialty retailer.
UNIQLO continues to open large-scale stores in some of the world's most important cities and locations, as part of its ongoing efforts to solidify its status as a global brand. Today the company has a total of more than 2,400 stores across the world, including Japan, Asia, Europe and North America.
With a corporate statement committed to changing clothes, changing conventional wisdom and change the world, Fast Retailing is dedicated to creating great clothing with new and unique value to enrich the lives of people everywhere. For more information about UNIQLO and Fast Retailing, please visit www.uniqlo.com and www.fastretailing.com