POPULAR Japanese clothing brand Uniqlo has unveiled new details about its first Scottish store.

We previously told how the brand had put forward an application to open a new store in the historic BHS building on Princes Street in Edinburgh.

The company has now announced that the store will open in Spring 2024.

COO of Uniqlo UK Allesandro Dudech said: “We are excited to take this next big step in the UK’s expansion with the Edinburgh store opening in Spring 2024.

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“It’s an honour to be opening in not only a new city but a new country. Edinburgh is a city of great cultural and historical heritage and we have many existing Scottish customers who shop through our e-commerce site, and Edinburgh has such a strong footfall from both locals and tourists.

“Uniqlo is proud to be expanding our presence in this important retail location, we look forward to bringing LifeWear to Scotland in 2024.”

The new store will be spread across two floors and will take the total number of Uniqlo stores across the UK to 19.

Uniqlo confirmed it is now recruiting for a number of roles in the store and encouraged people to visit the website HERE to apply.