1st Uniqlo Store in Vietnam Opens

Economy

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, Dec. 6 (Jiji Press)--Japanese fashion group Fast Retailing Co. <9983> opened Vietnam's first Uniqlo clothing store in downtown Ho Chi Minh City on Friday.

Some 1,000 shoppers formed a queue in front of the new store in the Dong Khoi area of the southern Vietnam city before the opening.

A 35-year-old customer from the Vietnamese capital of Hanoi welcomed the opening, saying she previously had to go all the way to China to buy Uniqlo products.

She said she loves the simple design of Uniqlo products and bought clothes for her husband and child.

The customer expressed hope that a new Uniqlo store will open in Hanoi soon.

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