April 16, 2009
Muji USA Launches Online Store
The beloved Japanese retailer’s wares are finally available to North American customers outside of New York.
Last month, I fessed up about my wallet-zapping Muji addiction, which has grown substantially worse since the Japanese retailer opened its latest New York store only a few blocks from Metropolis HQ. Well, now I’m really in trouble—the “no brand” brand announced yesterday that its has a new online store. Naturally, Muji-holics living outside of New York are thrilled—even though, at the moment, there are only about 300 products available for North American customers. Still, I can tell you from experience: all those pen refills and cute PET travel bottles start to add up fast…
See also: Metropolis’s April story on an unlikely new collaboration between Muji and Thonet, with designs by Konstantin Grcic and James Irvine.