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Insanely long lines at MUJI opening day began outside Metrotown mall (PHOTOS, VIDEOS)

Shopping, Life, Business, News

Insanely long lines at MUJI opening day began outside Metrotown mall (PHOTOS, VIDEOS)

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Kenneth Chan Aug 28, 2017 5:46 am 21,774

The opening of Metro Vancouver’s first MUJI store was such a huge attraction that prospective customers had to wait in a long snaking line that began outside the shopping centre in the parking lot.

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Thousands of people streamed through the Japanese clothing and household goods store at Metropolis at Metrotown on Saturday, August 26. Some people waited for as long as 90 minutes to get into the store.

The 7,700-sq-ft store on the mallโ€™s ground level, across from the Disney Store and Sephora in the Hudson’s Bay wing, is the largest MUJI store in Canada.

Here are some photos of the crowds and lines during the opening day:

So Muji opened at Metrotown today. Yeah…I’ll wait for another day. #muji #metrotown #metropolis #burnaby #vancouver

A post shared by Daphne Chanel (@little_bayleaf) on

#muji grand opening at #metrotown

A post shared by Nick B. (@nickboariu) on

– Today’s our store at 10am. There were a lot of people who was waiting for going to Muji. Omg… today was super super super busy! It was second time to work super crazy busy in my life….. omg…. I don’t wanna work tomorrow… It’s gonna be my third time to work at super busy workplace. I am sure I’m gonna die….. Monday is my day off. I will post on blog in detail about my first day of working at Muji. Thank you for waiting and reading my blog everyday :p P.S. Please don’t come to my store tomorrow……. (Sunday)….. I don’t wanna die….๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚

A post shared by ใƒŠใƒผใƒฌ๐ŸŒŸNadia Narae Lee (@naraestargram) on

Omg I can’t believe there’s still a huge line up for Muji, lol

A post shared by Reiko Little (@iskye35) on

Was going to check out Muji but the line goes out the mall ๐Ÿ˜…#crazylineup #muji #yvr #metrotown

A post shared by Olive (@olivina10) on

Grand opening of Muji at Metrotown. Crazy lineup all the way to the outside of the mall. Looks pretty amazing inside, will have to come back another day. #muji #mujimetrotown #mujicanada #metrotown #burnaby #lineups #shopping #notime #metropolisatmetrotown

A post shared by Jennifer (@yinguuuuu) on

Tremendous lines at Muji, another new japanese store. Waiting to be awed. #muji #japaneselifestyle

A post shared by Apala Guha (@apala_guha) on

This was the line up for #Muji…#MujiMetrotown #Burnaby #MujiBurnaby #BC #Canada #BurnabyAsianfies

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Kenneth Chan
National Features Editor at Daily Hive, the evolution of Vancity Buzz. He covers local architecture, urban issues, politics, business, retail, economic development, transportation and infrastructure, and the travel industry. Kenneth is also a Co-Founder of New Year's Eve Vancouver. Connect with him at kenneth[at]dailyhive.com

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