Popular Japanese retailer Uniqlo is on track to open its first two Canadian store locations this fall in Toronto. Representatives were in Toronto yesterday to present a preview of Uniqlo’s fall collections, as well as provide details about the new Canadian stores. According to Uniqlo’s Canadian COO as well as its Canadian broker, the Japanese brand will eventually expand throughout Canada.
Uniqlo Canada Chief Operating Officer Yasuhiro Hayashi met with the press to discuss the new stores, as well as to profile the fall collection which, because of its technology, will provide warmth in cold Canadian winters. The brand’s ‘Heattech‘ innerwear line features moisture-wicking fabric that retains heat, and also features anti-odor properties. Women’s and men’s collections range from casual to dressy, including a variety of very soft cashmere sweaters as well as light-weight down jackets and vests….