Respect Your Universe To Open First US Store In New York City

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Respect Your Universe To Open First US Store In New York City

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VANCOUVER, Oct. 2, 2017 /PRNewswire/ - RYU Apparel Inc. (TSX VENTURE: RYU.V ; Frankfurt Stock Exchange: RYA ) creators of urban athletic apparel, is pleased to announce that it has secured a store front in Williamsburg, the fashion epicenter, in the New York City borough of Brooklyn.

Williamsburg has emerged in recent years as a pop-culture darling becoming a beacon of Brooklyn creativity and a force in defining NYC trends. Williamsburg is a hip neighborhood that draws the young and the fashionable to its chic boutiques, trendy cafes and top rated restaurants.

RYU's shopping district neighbours include international brands such as Apple, Equinox, Whole Foods, Soulcycle, and RRL, as well as local companies, like McNally Jackson and BlueBottle Coffee. It is the perfect environment for Respect Your Universe to flourish as we expand into the USA.

The 2,800 ft2 store in the newly renovated heritage building on 76, North 4th St.will perfectly connect our brand's urban aesthetic and appeal with Williamsburg's style and community.

"We are excited to announce this important next step in the growth of RYU as a global brand", said Marcello Leone, CEO and President of RYU. "Expansion into the New York City area allows us to create connections and build community in one of the most influential athletic and fashion markets in the world."

The New York store is set to open in the first quarter of 2018.

About RYU

Respect Your Universe is an award-winning urban athletic apparel and accessories brand engineered for the fitness, training and performance of the multi-discipline athlete. Designed without compromise for fit, comfort, and durability, RYU exists to facilitate human performance. For more information, visit:

On Behalf of the Board

"Marcello Leone"
Marcello Leone, CEO, President and Chairman of the Board
Tel: 604-235-2880

Neither the TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation ServicesProvider (as that term is defined in policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

SOURCE RYU Apparel Inc.

Copyright CNW Group 2017

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