Turkish menswear manufacturer Sarar has announced plans to open its first store in Japan during the next few weeks. The new store is planned for Tokyo and comes on the back of the company's reported exports of US$5m into the country during 2000. With imports to the US reaching US$18m the company has announced that it is also considering plans for new stores in New York, adding to its current contingent of international stores in Romania, Dubai and Cyprus as well as 30 stores in Turkey.