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Friday, 10th January 2014
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Uniqlo announces Ikebukuro store

Popular Japanese chain Uniqlo has announced the opening of its latest large-scale store along the Sunshine 60 Dori shopping strip in the Tokyo district of Ikebukuro where fashion fanatics flock every day for the best bargains.

The new venue, opening March 14th, will boast an enormous trading floor measuring 2,644 square metres including a basement level and six storeys above ground, with Uniqlo products for men, women, children and babies on offer.

The design is said to have been inspired by the brand's most popular flagship locations and will appeal to visitors and locals.

Uniqlo has attained popularity across the world with its smart combination of snappy casual clothing, created with the cutting-edge innovation and intelligence we have come to expect from the Japanese.

Besides its vibrant shopping and entertainment sectors, Ikebukuro boasts some of Tokyo's finest attractions, including the city's principal war museum and the Yasukuni Shrine which commemorates the Japanese war dead.

Written by Susan Ballion