“Apple Inc. is seeking managers for stores in six new cities in China as the company works to fulfill Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook’s pledge to double outlets in the most populous nation,” Bloomberg News reports.
“The company is hiring for outlets in Tianjin, Chongqing, Wuxi, Zhengzhou, Shenyang, and Hangzhou, according to a recruitment advertisement on Apple’s website,” Bloomberg News reports. “None of the cities currently has an Apple-owned store.”
“Cook said in April 2013 the Cupertino, California-based company would double the number of retail stores it operates in the region within two years,” Bloomberg News reports. “Apple, which opened its first China store in Beijing’s Sanlitun district in 2008, had 11 outlets when Cook announced the target to double locations. The company currently has 13 shops, including 10 on the Chinese mainland in Shanghai, Beijing, Shenzhen and Chengdu, and three in semi-autonomous Hong Kong, according to Apple’s website.”
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