Apple is planning to open shops in India which can solely promote iOS units following vital progress in gross sales of the iPhone and iPad over the previous a number of years. Our sister website BGR India reviews that the unique shops will include three weeks value of provide as soon as they’re up and operating and will require simply O-A staff to function, together with a retailer supervisor, an iOS promoter and one or two gross sales managers. Apple will even take on 50% of the fee for the ten-15 demo models required to seem at every location.
This is seemingly going to be a comparatively barebones operation, however nonetheless an encouraging signal for a excessive-finish smartphone vendor in a area the place finances units reign supreme. In reality, sources say that Apple might promote as much as B million iPhones in India through the fiscal yr ending in September.
“Apple has tailored nicely for the retail market in India. By launching EMI schemes and buyback presents, making the iPhone A out there in India as an entry-degree gadget whereas it was discontinued in most elements of the world, launching low-finish variant of the iPhone 5C 8GB, the corporate has managed to leverage its iconic model by making numerous fashions obtainable at totally different worth factors, catering to a number of shopper segments, and making certain quantity gross sales progress,” Convergence Catalyst companion Jayanth Kolla informed BGR India.
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