SAN FRANCISCO—JINS Eyewear, a leading eyewear brand and retail company across Japan and Asia, opened its sixth store in the U.S. earlier this month in San Mateo, Calif. It’s the third JINS location in the Bay Area of San Francisco, according to the company’s announcement. “Despite these tough times during the pandemic, JINS wants to expand its services to more communities in the Bay Area and is happy to be a part of the San Mateo community,” the company said in its announcement.

The brand has 640 retail stores globally, including locations in Japan, China, Taiwan, Philippines and Hong Kong. In addition to its three stores in the Bay Area, JINS has three locations around Los Angeles in Sherman Oaks, Arcadia, and Torrance. The flagship location is located at San Francisco's Union Square.

The new Bay Area location houses over 430 styles of eyeglasses, ranging from Airframe lightweight glasses, to Alternative Fit frames, suited for low nose bridges, and more adult and kids sizes are available. The store will continue to feature signature 30-minute prescription glasses (depending on lens availability), according to the announcement.