As seen (guess where!) at the intersection of Fell and Ashbury:
$31 T-shirts will never be the same.
What’s next – Claybury, Colbury, Shrabury, or Stanbury? Or perhaps Fellton, Fellon, Fellder, or Fellyan?
We Can Only Hope.
All the deets:
“New Arrival – MUJI Food
NEW YORK – Thursday, January 16. 2014 – MUJI U.S.A. Limited announces that MUJI Food will be launched at MUJI SOMA and MUJI San Jose store January 17, following the encouraging start at MUJI Hollywood Flagship store. The store will offer a wide range of popular MUJI food with 23 snacks, 14 teas, and 3 seasonings. All merchandise is subject to availability.”
540 9th street
(Between Bryant and Brannan Streets)
Monday – Saturday 10:30 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Sunday 11 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Free Parking Available
MUJI offers good quality products such as a wide variety of stationeries, household items and apparel at reasonable prices. Mujirushi Ryohin,“MUJI” in Japanese means “no-brand quality goods”. The value of the MUJI product is in its effectiveness without the renowned brand or designer name. The essence of MUJI products lies in its simplicity, flexibility and modesty to fit different life styles and individual preferences. MUJI, originally founded in Japan, does not direct its products to be affected by any trends and “isms”, rather, aims to be universally relevant. MUJI products maintain reasonable price levels, not by compromising quality, but by avoiding the waste typical of many products’ manufacturing and distribution — unnecessary functionality, excess decoration, and needless packaging.
About MUJI U.S. A. LIMITED
MUJI U.S.A. LIMITED is the U.S. subsidiary of Ryohin Keikaku Co., Ltd. which is MUJI’s corporate entity incorporated in Japan. Since its founding in 1980, MUJI has expanded around the world and has 379 stores in Japan and has 206 stores in other countries as of February 2013. Ryohin Keikaku Co., Ltd., is a public company traded on the Tokyo Stock Exchange (ticker number: 7453) with $2.35 billion in sales in 2012.
The people behind the 2012 GapFit campaign had all the tools to do a good job, but they ended up doing a bad job, IMO.
I’m talking about twisted torsos, thinned bodies in certain areas, embigged body parts in other areas, messed-up (blown out) colors, etc.
Is this how you run, you twist your entire body towards the camera?
Take a look for yourself.
Hey retail people, your ship has come in:
“UNIQLO IS NOW HIRING SUPERVISORS for our San Francisco store! Please attend our Supervisor Open House Interviews: Wednesday, May 16th 9am – 6pm or Friday, May 18th 9am – 6pm. Location: The Westin St. Francis Hotel, 2nd Floor (335 Powell Street, San Francisco, CA)”
This gig is new, this gig is you:
If you welcome new challenges, have a drive for success, and embrace the responsibility of leadership—then you belong at UNIQLO!
We are seeking individuals who aspire to grow and develop into true professionals. At UNIQLO, teamwork is crucial. We encourage team members to take the initiative and actively participate in all aspects of our business. We are committed to a merit-based work environment and fairly assessing employees on ability, growth and achievement—regardless of race, color, national origin, citizenship, religion, sex, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local civil laws. We offer career advancement and salary increases to hardworking, committed individuals who consistently generate results. All of our employees, including newly hired part-time staff members, have the potential to take on greater responsibility and rise within our organization.
Supervisors Needed for Union Square, San Francisco Store Location!
Reporting to the Store Manager, the Supervisor is the pace setter and role model for customer service in the store. Their key function is to ensure all Sales Associates in their respective department or zone exceed customer expectations. Additionally, they are responsible to help train, oversee and develop Sales Associates on store standards.
* Motivates their team to meet and exceed sales goals
* Supervises the floor to monitor breaks and ensure coverage during peak times according to Daily Work Schedules
* Ensures brand and operational standards (visual, cleanliness, cash management, inventory management, etc.) are consistently met
* Ensures their team proactively manages customer needs and exceeds expectations according to the UNIQLO service standard, the UNIQLO Fundamental Principles and the 6 Standard Phrases
* Trains and develops their team on fitting room & cash wrap standards and assists when needed in those zones
* Manages inventory by ensuring all merchandise is represented and replenished on the floor in full size runs
* Assists management to identify issues in the store
* Trains their team on product and brand knowledge and ensures product knowledge is conveyed to customers
* Follows all company policy and procedures & notifies management of any infractions
* Assists with special projects as assigned by management
* High School Diploma or GED
* Ability to train and develop a team with strong communication skills
* Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts and percentages
* Ability to work a flexible schedule that meets the business needs, including evenings and weekends
See? Look at all these people lining up Saturday morning to get into the new Forever 21 (formerly the Virgin MegaStore) right across the street from the Union Square Apple Store:
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Hey, is that billionaire Forever 21 Founder Jin Sook Chang handing out gift cards camera right? I think so, but I don’t know.
Boy, if only this store opening were as big a deal as the new Pearl’s Deluxe Burgers two blocks up the street, then the Mayor would have been there and everything…
Let’s see here, the aftermath: You’ve got a Honda Accord (see the firefighters gingerly lifting a big old hose off of it (sorry about that, Chief) so the driver can escape the scene?), a noticeably perky news lady, a news producer, a witness/interested party, and a big old firetruck all in front of TRUE and the People’s Cafe during Yet Another Foggy Morning in the Upper Haight, just as you might expect:
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Thanks once again, Guardians of the City. See you at Costco and Lucky!
This shot came from the side of a ladder truck parked on Fulton:
And area LEAs too, love the Dead, it seems…