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Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Under Armour Continues Expansion in Kuala Lumpur

Under Armour, one of the leading global developer and manufacturer of performance footwear and apparel, is launching two new stores in Kuala Lumpur, located at Pavilion Kuala Lumpur and Mid Valley Megamall.


The opening of the two new stores – the seventh and eighth brand stores to open in this region – follows in the footsteps of the brand’s flagship store in Suria KLCC, which opened in January, through its exclusive distributor, Triple Private Limited (Triple). The store in Pavilion opens to public today (6th April l2015) while the store at Mid Valley will open on 21st April 2015. The addition of these two new retail stores is indicative of the brand’s strong momentum of growth in Malaysia and the South East Asian region, sealing its position as the definitive sports apparel brand for athletes.

Michael Binger, Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder of Triple said, “We look forward to establishing a strong brand presence amongst athletes and fitness enthusiasts in Malaysia, given the tremendous growth in the passion for sports and fitness in Malaysia recently. The opening of our new stores is a natural step to make the Under Armour brand experience and its high-performance apparels and gears more accessible to athletes and fitness enthusiasts. The opening of our two new stores at Pavilion and Mid Valley reflects the strategic importance of the Malaysian market for us. We intend to not only strengthen but expand our Under Armour community and create a resonating relationship with each of our customers in Malaysia.”

Located on the fifth floor, the new store in Pavilion KL boasts a retail space of 3,000 square feet and is the largest Under Armour store in Malaysia and South East Asia. Meanwhile, the store in Mid Valley spans across 2,600 square feet of space.

Both the stores carry a provocative experiential concept, allowing a customer to fully experience what it means to be an athlete and feel the spirit of the Under Armour brand as soon as they step in.
Wooden interiors, steel walls and bolts exude an industrial and gym-like atmosphere for customers, while other store elements reflect the high energy of Under Armour – echoing the brand’s signature ethos of gritty determination, passion and intensity.

Offering a vast range of sporting apparel for both men and women, the store features the newest apparel technology such as HeatGear® Sonic, HeatGear® Flyweight, Coldblack®, UA Tech™, and the Compression range. The menswear include men’s training, baselayers, combine training, running, golf and footwear. In the women’s range, the brand carries training, running, UA’s studio line, UA studio and UA StudioLux® and the award-winning Armour Bra powered by Under Armour.

Not only that, as part of their opening store promotions, customers who purchase above RM300 in a single receipt will be entitled to sign up for a one-year free membership where they will be able to get a 10% discount on all normal-priced merchandise. Additionally, customers who spend RM250 will get a limited edition Under Armour ID-Tag. This ID-Tag is limited to one unit per customer, and is available while stocks last.

Under Armour has partnered with elite and popular Malaysian athletes including Kit Mah, Linora Low, Hansen Lee, professional golfers Nicholas Fung and Airil Rizman Zahari, fitness model and body builder Nana Al Haleq and Mixed Martial Arts athlete, Peter Davis.

Under Armour’s roster of global athletes includes the most decorated Olympian of all time, Michael Phelps, American Ballet Theatre soloist Misty Copeland, recently signed 2013 Wimbledon Champion Andy Murray, and record-breaking American skier Lindsey Vonn. The Brand is also technical partners and kit manufacturers for Tottenham Hotspur of the Barclays Premiere League. 

So if you guys are a body builder and want to look as hot as The Rock, do grab their apparel at the local stores now.
With the opening of these stores, Under Armour now has three outlets in Malaysia and plans to open one more in Sunway Pyramid in late 2015. Under Armour is also available in sport specialty retailers as well as at selected gyms and studios.

The Under Armour Brand Stores are located at:

Pavilion Outlet
Lot 5.02.00 & 5.03.00, Level 5,
55100 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Tel: +603-2110 1288
Business Hours:
10.00am – 10.00pm

Mid Valley Outlet
G-012, Ground Floor
Mid Valley City, Lingkaran Syed Putra 
59200 Kuala Lumpur 
Tel: +603-2201 1399
Business Hours:
10.00am – 10.00pm

For more info about Under Armour Malaysia, check out their FB page at www.facebook.com/underarmoursea or their website at www.underarmour.com.my


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