San Francisco-based Gap Inc. will open its first-ever standalone stores in Brazil. The company has signed an agreement with Tudo Bom Comércio Ltda. to open the first new stores in fall 2013, and it plans to expand its store base in the country over the next five years. The first stores will open in Sao Paulo, followed by Rio de Janerio. Gap Inc. franchise stores can be found in 40 markets throughout Asia, Europe, Latin America, the Middle East and Australia.