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In pictures: Uniqlo to open first Scandinavian store in Stockholm

Uniqlo's flagship store in Japan. Photo: AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi

Published: 18.Jan.2018 08:30 hrs

Japanese fast fashion brand Uniqlo is set to open its first store in Sweden later this year.

Sweden, home to fashion giants and designers such as H&M, Acne, Filippa K and many more, is now set to welcome another competitor to its trendy market: global Japanese chain Uniqlo.

"We are extremely proud and honoured to launch in Sweden in 2018, the year that also marks 150 years of diplomatic relations between Japan and Sweden," said Uniqlo chairman, president and chief executive Tadashi Yanai in a statement.

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