Japanese retail group Fast Retailing has announced the launch of its first store in Taiwan this autumn.

Uniqlo will open its store in the Uni-President Hankyu Department Taipei store in the Xin-yi area, one of Taiwan's biggest shopping areas.

It follows a recently finalised an agreement with Uni-President Enterprises Corporation(UPEC) in Taiwan.

The store will occupy the first basement level of the 1,450 square metre commercial centre.

Uniqlo has expanded to a total of approximately 916 stores, with 125 of these stores located overseas.