Japanese global apparel retailer Uniqlo has announced plans to launch in India, with the opening of a first store in New Delhi during fall 2019. Subsequently, the company will focus on expanding its presence in the capital region, before considering other areas. Apart from Uniqlo, the operating company, Fast Retailing Co., will also introduce LifeWear apparel in India. The announcement makes India the latest in a string of new markets for Uniqlo worldwide, following earlier announcements to launch in Sweden and the Netherlands in fall 2018.