Muji Cooper Square Opening on April 12
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Alleged “bleeding” retail traffic and the imminent completion of the Death Star at 51 Astor Place were cause enough for Muji to hop onto the bandwagon of East Village gentrifiers. As reported last month, the Japanese container store inked a ten-year lease at 52 Cooper Square, its second downtown location (and fifth in the city). Rent for the mid-block footprint is upwards of $25,000.
Now word is leaking that Muji Cooper Square, its new name, will open its doors on April 12. To celebrate the inauguration, the first 1,000 customers who make a purchase on opening day will receive an exclusive “My Bag” with a map of Cooper Square included (lovely). After that, these totes will run $3.50.
The store will be open regularly from 11:00 am to 9:00 pm from Monday to Saturday; 11:00 am to 8:00 pm on Sundays.