UNIQLO Malaysia Opens 1st Megastore Today And Behold... The Crowd

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UNIQLO's first-ever megastore in Malaysia has opened today and the excitement is real

A crowd of people was seen waiting in anticipation outside the store in Damansara Avenue earlier today, 18 December.

Several netizens and residents commented that parking was limited so customers began parking illegally along the road.

According to Malaysiakini, the store was told by authorities to suspend operations for a few hours in order to santise the area and organise the queue. There was also a limit of 50 people allowed in at a time.

Petaling Jaya district police chief Nik Ezanee Mohd Faisal told the news daily that people were lining up as early as 8.30am, even though doors opened at 10am.

He added that the Ministry of Health, as well as police, ordered people to queue up properly during the suspension and doors were re-opened at 4pm.

Meanwhile, UNIQLO Malaysia has taken to Facebook to share photos of how their megastore looks inside, including a sneak peek of the popular AIRism bed sheet sets

If you're planning to head there, be sure to practise physical distancing at all times and be safe!

A-G-1, Lot 2005, Persiaran Perdana,
Jalan PJU 9, Bandar Sri Damansara,
52200 Kuala Lumpur

Operating hours:
10am to 10pm

Are the AIRism bed sheets worth the hype? Here's our honest review:

We also reviewed the store's face masks when they first arrived in Malaysia:

Not too long ago, UNIQLO Malaysia launched a clothing corner to help KL's homeless get back on their feet: