JAPANESE apparel retailer Uniqlo is opening its first large store in Central Luzon next week.

In a statement, Uniqlo said it will open the 1,320-square meter (sq.m.) store in SM City Olongapo Central on Sept. 13.

“With the recent opening of our first roadside store in the country, we are excited to launch another Uniqlo store located here in SM City Olongapo Central,” Masayoshi Nakamura, chief operating officer of Uniqlo Philippines, said.

The new store is located at the SM mall’s first floor. It will carry the complete line of Uniqlo Lifewear, plus the 2019 Fall/Winter collection.

Uniqlo, a brand of Fast Retailing Co. Ltd., has 2,000 stores in 22 markets including Japan, Australia, China, France, Singapore, Spain and United States.