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The First Uniqlo Store in Queens Will Open Next Month

A Uniqlo store in Japan. Photo: Getty
A Uniqlo store in Japan. Photo: Getty

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Uniqlo is continuing its stateside domination plan with an 8,000-square-foot store in Flushing, according to The Wall Street Journal. The Japanese retailer, whose founder and president previously expressed interest in becoming the world's largest specialty retailer by 2020, will be joining retailers like Target, Nordstrom Rack, and a Nike clearance store at The Shops at SkyView Center.

While it's Uniqlo's first Queens store, the fast-fashion chain already has five locations in New York City: Fifth Avenue, Soho, Herald Square, Brooklyn's Atlantic Terminal, and Staten Island. Nearby outposts like Long Island's Roosevelt Field Mall and Yonker's Ridge Hill have recently opened as well.

An exact opening date has not been announced, but signage that a tipster recently sent us of the construction facades pointed to a May premiere.

The Shops at SkyView Center

4024 College Point Blvd, Flushing, NY 11354 (718) 460-2000 Visit Website