15 August 2019, Manila, Philippines – UNIQLO launches the first roadside store in the Philippines, which is located in Westgate, Alabang – 22km south of Manila. It is surrounded by local communities with residential areas, office buildings, restaurants, and schools. UNIQLO Westgate Alabang opens on 16th August, offering a new level of shopping experience, more personal and more convenient for Filipinos.
Masayoshi Nakamura, COO, UNIQLO Philippines, reveals “UNIQLO Philippines embraces a new UNIQLO business model by transforming from mall only business to newer various types of store for rapid expansion. UNIQLO Philippines aims to boost the vitality of the local area by becoming a lifestyle and cultural hub and a driver of local economic development and prosperity. The first roadside store in the Philippines aims to closely engage with the local community by improving convenience for customers and attracting new and sustainable businesses to the area.” He also adds that “We intend to follow the successful step of putting up UNIQLO roadside stores outside Japan like Korea, Taiwan, and Thailand.”
UNIQLO Westgate Alabang has a shopping space of 1,518 square meters. The operating hours are from 10.00am – 10.00pm every day. The store carries a full range of UNIQLO LifeWear items for men, women, kids, and babies for an exceptional one-stop shopping experience the whole family can enjoy.
Moreover, it includes a parking lot for UNIQLO customers, which is carefully designed to ensure enough space and accessibility for needs – families with children, elderly people and people with disabilities. UNIQLO Westgate Alabang is situated at Alabang-Zapote Road in Westgate Development Filinvest City.
For the opening weekend, August 16 to 18, UNIQLO Westgate Alabang will be open from 9.00am-10.00pm, and shoppers can receive a limited-edition UNIQLO dry bag with a minimum purchase of P3,000.
On the opening week, from August 16 to 22, shoppers can enjoy exclusive limited offers on UNIQLO’s U Crew Neck T-shirts (from 590 to P490), Pocketable Parkas (from 1,490 to P1,290), EZY Ankle Pants (from P1,490 to P1,290) and many more.
From August 16 to September 15, 2019, customers can get a stamp card with a minimum purchase of P3,000 and by presenting the UNIQLO App. One stamp card consists of exciting offers from Westgate Alabang partner merchants including:
- Neil’s Kitchen Westgate – Free Neil’s Kitchen Flagship Dessert/Dish for dine-in customers
- Earth Origins Westgate – 30% off for dine-in customers
- Celeste Cycles Westgate – 15% off on all purchase
- OneLife Studio – P2,500 off on classes for new members
- Beyond Yoga Alabang – Free 1 day pass for new members and P1,500 off on 1 month unlimited class for existing members
- Altacienda Native Wellness Spa – 30% off on all skin services or 10% off on all massage services.
For more updates, customers may download the UNIQLO mobile app, visit UNIQLO Philippines’ website at www.uniqlo.com/ph and social media account, Facebook (facebook.com/uniqlo.ph), Twitter (twitter.com/uniqloph) and Instagram (Instagram.com/uniqlophofficial).
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, Helmut Lang, PLST (Plus T), Comptoir des Cotonniers, Princesse tam.tam, and J Brand. With global sales of approximately 2.13 trillion yen for the 2018 fiscal year ending August 31, 2018 (the US $19.17 billion, calculated in yen using the end of August 2018 rate of $1 = 111.1 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 more than 2,000 stores in 22 markets including Japan. In alphabetical order, the other markets are Australia, Belgium, Canada, China, Denmark, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Malaysia, Netherlands, Philippines, Russia, Singapore, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Taiwan, Thailand, U.K. and U.S. In addition, UNIQLO established a social business in Bangladesh together with the Grameen Bank in 2010, and today there are several Grameen-UNIQLO stores in Dhaka.
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.