Retailer: Uniqlo

Background: Japanese fast-fashion retailer Uniqlo was founded in 1949 in Tokyo and now has well over 2,000 stores worldwide. Uniqlo sells private-label fashions for men, women and children. Publicly traded Fast Company has owned Uniqlo since 2005. The brand has stores in Canada with more to come. Stores in Canada are typically in the 15,000 to 40,000 square foot range on high streets and in enclosed malls.

SpecialtyFast Fashion
What We KnowUniqlo has opened stores in the Toronto, Vancouver, Montreal and Edmonton markets. It has 16 stores in Canada as of May 2022 and new markets are said to be targeted including Calgary.
Broker/BrokerageJeff Berkowitz of Aurora Realty Consultants 
Notable NewsUniqlo entered the Canadian market in September of 2016 when it opened a flagship store at CF Toronto Eaton Centre in Toronto.
RI’s TakeIn the past Uniqlo has said that it was intending to open about 100 stores in Canada. It’s unclear if the retailer will achieve even close to that number. The Calgary and Ottawa markets currently lack any Uniqlo stores, and the retailer is also expected to open in downtown Vancouver at some point when a space is secured.

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