Apple is about to establish a retail store to cater its customers in the South east asian region
The American consumer electronics manufacturer is about to extend its distribution network. The technology giant has confirmed that it would establish its first retail store in the south East Asian region, situated within the territory of Singapore, as the California based smartphone maker begins to speed up its efforts in the continent’s sharply growing smartphone market. Tech in Asia reported that the organization quietly started to hire staff for its upcoming Singapore network last week and today it’s official Angela Ahrendts, made a confirmation that an Apple outlet is about to arrive.
Apple news exclaimed that Angela stated “We have more than 900 incredible employees working in our Singapore contact center and are thrilled to begin hiring the team that will open our first Apple Store in Singapore — an incredible international city and shopping destination, We can’t wait to deliver the service, education and entertainment that is loved by Apple customers around the world.”
Apart from that, Reuters reported that the outlet and the organization’s entire operations in the Singaporean territory would be thrilled by renewable power in a measure that follows initiatives taken in various regions encompassing Europe, USA and most lately People’s Republic of China. Apple news today affirmed that the company has not confirmed when the outlet would be launched or where would it be situated, although it has been speculated that the enterprise is currently having a retail location at Knightsbridge, in the city state’s much demanded after Orchard Road buying hotspot.
That is in accordance to a statement given by the current tenants who have claimed that they are making space for Apple’s outlet. The company presently employs a combination of carriers, authorized outside-party collaborators and its online selling stores in the Southeast Asian region. Singapore is a state that is amongst the 1st wave of launches for newly launched Apple devices and therefore rational 1st step for extending the state’s retail foothold. Apple laptop informed that it is not clear that whether the organization is actively intending to launch its outlets in other Southeast Asian regions, which is currently a focus point for Chinese smartphone manufacturers like One Plus and Xiamoi and Samsung.
As per reports of Analyst organization IDC this summer the smartphone sales in the Southeast Asian region, which are known for counting a total population of over 500m, increased by 66% per year to reach 24m units between April and June. Whereas this quantity is far lesser than that of US or China, the Southeast Asian regional market is far from concentrated unlike West and China- and that provides an opportunity.