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by YM (subscribe)
Published February 19th 2014
Have you heard about Muji?because Muji is in Melbourne
Muji or Mujirushi Ryohin 無印良品 is a retail company founded in Japan in 1980. They specialise in a diverse range of goods including household, furniture, apparel, stationery, food and many more. In other words Muji is a lifestyle choice distinguished by its minimalistic designs and an emphasis on recycling. Muji is calling Australia home with the launch of their first store at Chadstone last year and preparing the opening of their new store at the new Myer Emporium mid 2014.

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The first Muji in Australia

Mujirushi in Japanese means 'no brand' or 'no logo' and Ryohin means quality goods which together translates to No Brand Quality Goods. Muji's success is attributed to word of mouth rather than flamboyant advertisements and marketing strategies. Their no-brand strategy provides an alternative to traditional branded products and attract many customers who prefer.

Muji is based on three core principles which remains unchanged until this day. This includes
1. The selection of quality materials.
2. Streamlining production processes
3. Simplification of packaging.

By selecting quality materials to produce their products, they are able to provide their customers with quality goods that last for a long time. Their belief is to reduce the impact on the environment through recycling and streamlining production processes to minimalise any waste produced. The simplification of packaging means no unnecessary packaging waste, their products are displayed on shelves with minimal packaging, displaying only functional product information and a price tag.

Muji began with 40 products during the 1980s and have expanded up to 7000 different products ranging from stationery, manchester, luggage, beauty products, travel bottles, clothing, appliances and even a Muji automobile and Muji house that can be bought in Japan.

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Muji to go variety includes a range of luggage, neck cushions, passport cases and many more

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The colourful range of pens from Muji

There are currently more than 200 International retail stores across the globe including France, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Poland, United States, Germany, Sweden, United Kingdom just to name a few.

The Muji stamp table allows you to customize the products you purchase to make it uniquely your own.

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The Muji stamp table, customize your own notebooks, folders and stationery.

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Examples of how you can customize your own products

Muji is also well known for their clothing with a focus on the natural material and a no-frills approach. This makes both their men and womenswear timeless - everyday essentials that you can call upon any season. Muji clothing are practical clothing and sourced through environmental friendly resources and production methods. Their organic cotton shirts and linen pants are one of the must-have essentials.

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100% cotton pyjamas in womens wear

Currently they have a range of bottled sugar-free teas including oolong tea, black soy bean tea, corn tea and jasmine tea. Coming up they will also stock more delicious snacks and food from Japan.

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The range of sugar-free tea to try

Muji is located on the ground level of Chadstone Shopping Centre between Myer and David Jones. Getting there is simple; the centre is close to four stations including Oakleigh, Hughesdale and Murrumbeena stations on the Dandenong, Cranbourne or Pakenham lines, and Holmesglen Station on the Glen Waverley line. To complete the journey you can take a short bus trip, or a walk from Hughesdale station will only take 10 minutes along Poath Road. For those taking the bus, you may take the 903, 742, 800, 802, 804, 862 or 900 towards Chadstone. If you are heading there by your own transportation, there is plenty of car parking available on site.
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Why? The first Muji store in Australia
Phone: 03 9563 3558
Where: 1341 Dandenong Road, Chadstone
Your Comment
Great! Didn't know Muji had arrived in Australia, really enjoyed going to their London stores
by EricaL (score: 3|1679) 2362 days ago
great i will pass this on to my grand daughter , as she is a fan of all things Japanese,
by diny. (score: 1|15) 2362 days ago
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