Uniqlo announces its first West Coast opening (fourth in the US). The fast fashion giant is set to open just a block from our campus - at 111 Powell Street this Fall. We are excited to have them join the fast fashion ranks already here - Zara, H&M and Forever 21. Fast Retailing Chairman, President & CEO Tadashi Yanai reported, “We are very excited to be opening our first UNIQLO store on the U.S. West Coast in San Francisco, a world leading center in innovative technology. Our plan to open a store on the West Coast is part of our longer-term commitment to expand our presence throughout the United States. We look forward to working closely with the people of San Francisco to help us create the best possible store, and to bringing our high quality, innovative and affordable clothing to the diverse San Francisco community and the wider Bay Area."

In other retail news - DSW (mega shoe store) has moved to the huge space opposite Saks Fifth Avenue AND Express is planning a presence in our very building (ground floor). Guess which store is going to be the play ground training site for Fashion Stylists and Image Consultants!