UNY Hong Kong opened its first store in Cityplaza at the Eastern District in 1987 with the mission of “delivering high-quality, sincere and courteous service of a department store from Japan to customers”. It later expanded the business to the Kowloon side in order to serve more people in Hong Kong.
So far, UNY Hong Kong operates 3 GMS, namely APITA in Tai Koo, UNY in Lok Fu and PIAGO in Kowloon Bay, and 1 free-standing store of 「WATSHI TO SEIKATSU」. It will continue to develop with the aim of being the most trusted and beloved department store company in the city.
UNY (HK) CO., LTD.
Address: Unit 1605-06, 16/F, Eastern Centre, 1065 King’s Road, Quarry Bay, Hong Kong
Located at Cityplaza in the Eastern district of Hong Kong Island, the first UNY in Hong Kong was opened on 12th June. It was also the group’s first overseas store outside Japan.
To celebrate the 1st Anniversary of UNY Hong Kong, a large festive parade took place at Cityplaza to share the joy with all our customers.
In order to contribute to the society, UNY Hong Kong launched “The Community Chest 10 cents Movement” in 1989.
To celebrate the 10th Anniversary of UNY Hong Kong, “UNY 10th Anniversary Festival” was held. Besides the attractive wagon sale and a series of promotional events, we had a special lucky draw called “UNY 10th Anniversary Festival Double Offers”. With a TOYOTA COROLLA GLI luxurious 4-door car, which was worth around HK$160,000, as the special grand prize, the campaign successfully created buzz.
UNY Hong Kong joint hands with Dah Sing Bank to launch a co-brand credit card, which is the Dah Sing APITA UNY PIAGO Card nowadays.
To celebrate its 20th Anniversary in Hong Kong, UNY at Cityplaza, Taikoo Shing, was renovated and rebranded as “APITA”. “APITA” is a composition of two Italian word, “apice (pioneer)” and “tasca (pocket)”, meaning “prophet’s pocket”. Just like APITA’s concept, we aim to create a shop which is like a pocket that fully stuffed with all the latest and trendiest information.
In June & December 2010, UNY at Lok Fu Plaza (later renamed as Lok Fu Place in 2016) and PIAGO at Telford Plaza in Kowloon Bay were opened respectively.
To catch up with the trend of online shopping, “APITA UNY PIAGO e-SHOP” was born in order to provide a more convenient shopping platform to our customers.
The company proceeded with an aggressive development starting with the refurbishment of APITA in 2014. In addition, we received high praise as 60% of our food products were imported from Japan.
Moreover, 「Watashi to Seikatsu」, a new sub-brand with a variety of goods sold at $12, was born in UNY Lok Fu in July 2014.
New branches of 「Watashi to Seikatsu」 were opened respectively at PIAGO Telford Plaza in Kowloon Bay in August and Provident Square in North Point in November.
To celebrate the 30th Anniversary of UNY Hong Kong, a limited edition of $100 Gift Certificates Set was released twice during March and September. Due to overwhelmed demand, the gift certificates sets were sold out fast. Moreover, during the Anniversary Festival in April, “APITA Showa Shopping Street” was set up at Cityplaza. With traditional games and snacks stalls, customers could experience the old-fashioned style of Japan.
The relationship between UNY and the society is getting closer after years of service in Hong Kong. We will keep having the spirit of UNY by providing a variety of products with high quality and serving our customers wholeheartedly. Besides, we wish to play our part to help people who are in need.
UNY would like to invite all of our dear customers to join us by putting their change in the collection box at our stores after shopping. The whole amount collected will be donated to The Community Chest.