“Apple opened the doors to its new West Lake Apple Store in China on Saturday, letting throngs of eager customers into one of the company’s largest retail outlets in Asia,” AppleInsider reports.
“As promised earlier this week, Apple officially started sales at the West Lake Apple Store in Hangzhou, the first of five Chinese outlets to slated to open ahead of the Chinese New Year on Feb. 19,” AppleInsider reports. “The grand opening was celebrated by Apple CEO Tim Cook, who posted a rare tweet to mark the occasion.”
— Tim Cook (@tim_cook) January 24, 2015
“Last week, Apple SVP of Retail Angela Ahrendts revealed plans to open five Chinese stores before the Chinese New Year, the first being West Lake,” AppleInsider reports. “Ahrendts’ announcement is in line with Apple’s lofty goal of opening 25 retail locations in China by the end of 2016.”
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