Uniqlo to open first stores in Texas

blog image

Uniqlo, a Japanese clothing retailer, will launch its first stores in Houston and Dallas in the Lone Star State, a move that Texans have been eagerly awaiting. Uniqlo is aiming to strengthen its position on the West Coast with a wider expansion strategy, which is being implemented alongside this strategic move.

Uniqlo plans to reveal six stores in California and five in Texas during the fall/winter of this year as part of its expansion strategy. The brand will be introduced to places like Sacramento and San Diego in California.

Uniqlo will set up shop in important Texas sites like Sugar Land, Memorial City Mall in Houston, and First Colony Mall in Austin. Galleria Dallas, South Arlington’s The Parks Mall at Arlington, and Frisco’s Stonebriar Centre will host the brand’s Dallas premiere.

Sacramento will be the next stop on the West Coast for Uniqlo as the company prepares to open stores in Arden Fair and Westfield Galleria at Roseville. Uniqlo will soon be opening in Westfield UTC, so San Diegans can get their shopping on. New Uniqlo stores will also be opening in the San Francisco/San Jose area including at Westfield Century City and Sherman Oaks’ Westfield Fashion Square as well as San Jose’s Westfield Oakridge.

Uniqlo plans to open more than 20 new stores in North America in 2024 as part of this ambitious growth. By 2027, the company hopes to have 200 locations across the continent.

Uniqlo USA CEO Yoshihide Shindo was quite upbeat about the brand’s entry into the Texas market, saying that the company’s LifeWear goods would be a good fit for the varied climates and lifestyles of both Houston and Dallas.

Plus, Shindo brought attention to Uniqlo’s dedication to the West Coast, recognizing the significant desire from clients in these areas. He underlined the company’s commitment to provide clients with the complete Uniqlo LifeWear experience by using data collected from online purchases.

With the opening of its first U.S. store in 2005, Uniqlo embarked on its North American adventure. The retailer’s North American operations turned a profit in FY2022, and FY2023, which ended on August 31, 2023, saw significant expansion. This development is a major step forward in Uniqlo’s continuous global growth and demonstrates their dedication to offering innovative, high-quality apparel to clients in all kinds of different markets.

Ethan Sullivan

Ethan's penchant for the pulse of the fashion world extends to covering lifestyle topics, offering readers a seamless blend of the latest style updates and lifestyle trends.

Read more