New Delhi, September 18
Apple on Friday stated it should launch its on-line retailer in India subsequent week, providing its full vary of merchandise to clients throughout the nation for the primary time, a transfer that can assist the tech big money in on the festive demand.
The new on-line retailer, which might be launched on September 23, will present clients with the identical premium expertise present in Apple Store areas around the globe, delivered by on-line staff members who’re prepared to supply their experience, Apple stated.
In February, Apple CEO Tim Cook had stated the corporate will launch its on-line retailer in India later this yr, whereas its first bodily retail retailer will open within the nation in 2021.
“We know our users are relying on technology to stay connected, engage in learning, and tap into their creativity, and by bringing the Apple Store online to India, we are offering our customers the very best of Apple at this important time,” Apple senior vice- president of Retail + People Deirdre O’Brien stated.
Apple at present sells its merchandise in India via third-party sellers and on-line marketplaces like Flipkart and Amazon. In a serious push to single-brand retail, the federal government had final yr relaxed overseas direct funding (FDI) pointers, providing gamers extra flexibility on native sourcing norms.
The Apple Store on-line will permit folks to buy Apple merchandise, with on-line Apple specialists out there to assist with companies like custom-configuring Macs to establishing new units.
Customers can get recommendation, obtain steerage, and study new merchandise instantly from Apple, each in English and Hindi, the assertion stated. — PTI
- The on-line retailer will present clients with the identical premium expertise present in Apple Store areas around the globe
- Apple at present sells its merchandise in India via third-party sellers and on-line marketplaces like Flipkart and Amazon
- The retailer may also provide financing choices and trade-in programmes. All orders from the Apple Store on-line will ship with contactless supply