UNIQLO Global Celebrates the Grand Opening of Their New York Flagship Store

From Tokyo to New York

The Biggest Brand in Japan Comes to the U.S.

Multi-Media News Release Includes Downloadable Video, Text & Pictures


Nov 10, 2006, 00:00 ET from UNIQLO

    NEW YORK, Nov. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- UNIQLO, Japan's most popular apparel
 retailer and a worldwide leader in casual wear, celebrates the grand
 opening of its 36,000 square foot global flagship store in New York's SoHo
 neighborhood with a celebrity studded Grand Opening party and a traditional
 Japanese ribbon-cutting. UNIQLO celebrates in true Japanese hospitality,
 putting people first and treating everyone with kindness and warmth as they
 get to know the new collection, made according to Japanese tradition of
 exacting quality. The UNIQLO collection offers contemporary sportswear
 basics and accessories for women, men and children.
     About UNIQLO: UNIQLO is a brand of Fast Retailing Co., Ltd., one of the
 top 10 specialty apparel retailers in the world. Fast Retailing Co., Ltd.
 owns and operates UNIQLO casual clothing stores in Japan and owns
 subsidiaries in the UK, Shanghai, South Korea, Hong Kong, and in the US
 since late 2004. Fast Retailing is also a significant investor in some top
 international fashion brands such as Theory, COMPTOIR DES COTONNIERS, g.u.,
 CABIN, Princesse tam.tam, FOOT PARK and ASPESI in Japan. For more
 information go to their website, http://www.uniqlo.com
     *  B-Roll:      Party footage, Red carpet arrivals, Ribbon cutting
                     ceremony with NY Mayor Michael Bloomberg, product shots
     *  Pictures:    Hi-res photos of the new SoHo NYC Flagship store and the
                     new UNIQLO print ad campaign
     *  Soundbites:  Iron Chef Masaharu Morimoto, Tadashi Yanai, CEO and
                     Founder of UNIQLO, Leelee Sobieski, Axl Rose
     *  Text:        Full Press Releases regarding UNIQLO Party Event,
                     Ribbon Cutting and Launch of ad campaign
             For more information or hardcopy tape, please contact:
      Robin Applebaum / Dogmatic, Inc. / 646.336.7977 / robin@dogmatic.com