Indian mobile market is one of the fastest growing and most promising. This is evidenced by the numerous announcements of a variety of mobile innovations, regularly appearing in the news. It is not surprising that Apple plans to soon increase in India, the number of stores selling exclusively “Apple” products.
According to the newspaper The Financial Express, the company from Cupertino had agreed with electronics retailer Croma on opening their own retail outlets for the sale of the iPhone. We will note, according to the laws of India, the foreign company must include in the range of his store a minimum of 30% local products. As of today, Apple devices are not manufactured in this country, the company is not able to open your own brand store. You have to go roundabout ways.
“Apple will open five outlets in the Croma stores in Mumbai including Malad, Juhu, Oberoi Mall, Phoenix Mall and Ghatkopar. In Bangalore Jayanagar it will be. The opening will take place before the festival of Diwali next month”, – specifies the edition.
In July it was reported that Apple plans to open 500 new monobrand salons on sale of iPhone, iPad, and accessories in 12 cities across the country. A network of small shops will specialize in selling base models of smartphones and tablets the company. The range of products will include iPhone, iPad and Mac. The size of stores operating on a franchise model, ranges from 40 kV to 55 square meters.
Apple helps its Indian partners in the redesign of the stores and bringing them to a common corporate identity.