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Uniqlo sister brand GU makes New York debut this fall with pop-up store

SoHo shop will mark first step outside Asia for chain with about 450 locations

People walk past a GU store in Tokyo's Ginza district. The brand has about 450 outlets across Japan, Taiwan, Hong Kong and mainland China. (Photo by Keiichi Furukawa)

TOKYO -- Fast Retailing, the Japanese parent of casualwear chain Uniqlo, said Thursday it will open a pop-up store for its GU clothing brand this fall in New York -- the label's first outlet outside of Asia.

The roughly 270 square-meter shop planned for Manhattan's SoHo neighborhood will stay open until summer 2023. 

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