Uniqlo relocating at Chadstone
The new store will be unveiled in October with the move doubling the global retailer’s floor space at Chadstone.
The store will cover two levels and have the largest glass mannequin showcase in any Australian Uniqlo store. Standing over seven metres high, the fashion brand said the glass showcase will provide a dramatic and colourful exhibition of key items for the season.
“Chadstone has held a special place in the growth plan of Uniqlo Australia since we first opened,” said Matt Parker, chief development officer. “Our larger Chadstone store will allow shoppers to access a more substantial range of product, putting our lifewear philosophy centre stage in one of the biggest shopping centres in the Southern Hemisphere,” said Parker.
“We opened the doors to our first Australian store at Melbourne’s Emporium over two years ago. Since then, we’ve opened four stores in Victoria alone and we’re looking forward to continuing to strengthen our offering across the state.”
The new store will carry apparel for men, women, children and babies.
“Chadstone is Australia’s go-to destination for the largest premium retail offering,” said Angus McNaughton, CEO and MD of Vicinity Centres said. “Our upcoming $660 million redevelopment will reinforce Chadstone’s position as one of the most successful shopping precincts our country has to offer and we are delighted to welcome Uniqlo, a major global player in the retail landscape”.
The current Uniqlo Chadstone store will close on September 29 in preparation of the new store opening, October 13.
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