MUJI WILLIAMSBURG TO OPEN SEPTEMBER 2017
The Japanese retailer is set to open its first Brooklyn location at 200 Wythe Avenue
New York, New York – Japanese lifestyle brand, MUJI is delighted to announce the opening of their first Brooklyn location, in the one of New York City’s most prominent arts and culture districts, Williamsburg on September 8, 2017.
The 7,300 sq. ft store will offer a wide range of MUJI’s signature line of products including: apparel, kitchenware, tableware, furniture, interior and storage accessories, stationery, skincare and travel items. In addition, MUJI Williamsburg will feature the flagship-exclusive embroidery station; a bespoke service that allows customers to customize textile items with a selection of over 300 embroidered designs. MUJI customers frequenting the Williamsburg store can expect a comprehensive collection of well-designed items that speak to the brand’s core philosophies of minimalism, sustainability and functionality.
“MUJI is delighted to open our first ever Brooklyn location in Williamsburg” said Toru Tsunoda, President of MUJI USA. “As the neighborhood is home to young families and collectives of innovators, artists and design-conscious individuals, this area perfectly encapsulates the types of communities that continue inspire our brand and inform our design processes. We’re excited to finally become part of this vibrant district.”
Following the forthcoming re-opening of MUJI’s SoHo location, the Williamsburg store will be the retailer’s seventh store in the Greater New York City area. MUJI Williamsburg will see the brand collaborate with local artists and artisans on upcoming projects that pay homage to Brooklyn’s vibrant creative scene and connect with the diverse families that inhabit it.
MUJI Williamsburg will be one of a number of upcoming store openings this year as the brand celebrates its 10th year anniversary in the U.S., including the reopening of the SoHo store, which temporarily shuttered in March for a store refurbishment, which will open this fall.
ABOUT MUJI USA
The MUJI name derives from the company’s original name in Japanese: Mujirushi Ryohin, meaning “No Brand, Quality Goods.” MUJI started in Japan in 1980 and now has over 400 stores in Japan. It opened its first store outside Japan in London in 1991, adding over 400 since then. MUJI USA currently has fourteen stores in the U.S., with six in California, six in the greater New York City area, including a stand-alone MUJI to Go store at JFK airport, one in New Jersey and one in Boston. For more information please visit www.muji.com/us and follow @mujiusa on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter
Name: MUJI Williamsburg
Address: 200 Wythe Avenue, Brooklyn
Hours: Monday – Saturday 11:00am-9:00pm
Sunday – 11:00am-8:00pm
Size: 7,300 sq. feet