its ongoing global expansion has finally reached australian shores. we're talking uniqlo's arrival at emporium melbourne, a massive new shopping mall in the heart of the city. the japanese retailer occupies 2,180 sqm. [23,465 sq.ft.] of retail space spread over two basement floors and two above ground floors. the shop interior is clean and simple, featuring all the signature characteristics of uniqlo's retail design, including large-sized wooden displays, glass-encased mannequins and the brand's signature led screens. as one of the most anticipated store openings, a large number of shoppers that waited in line for the new mall open, headed straight for the uniqlo store. and we all know why, don't we? the new store stocks the full range of men's women's and kids collections, and simultaneously with the opening the brand's australian e-commerce platform was launched. location: emporium melbourne, 269-321 lonsdale street [cbd].