UNIQLO clothing plans to open its second Connecticut store this summer, part of the Japanese brand’s expansion in the U.S. market.
The company had only seven U.S. stores open in October, but UNIQLO has since announced plans to open an additional 15 locations over the next couple months.
In November a location at the Trumbull Shopping Center opened and later this spring or summer, a second location is expected to open at the Stamford Town Center.
“We are thrilled to announce our newest store openings and are eager to bring the UNIQLO experience to even more communities throughout the United States,” said Larry Meyer, CEO of UNIQLO USA, in a statement. “Our goal is to continue to build brand awareness for new potential customers, and greater loyalty from our fans, with more convenient access to our high-quality clothing and exceptional customer service.”
Currently UNIQULO is Japan’s leading specialty retailer. Additional large-scale stores are expected to open throughout the year. The brand prides itself on offer everyday basic clothing at exceptional value.