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Apple will open first India store next year, Tim Cook says at shareholder meeting – Source CNET Tech


Apple is heading to India, CEO Tim Cook said at the company’s annual shareholder meeting. 

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Apple is slated to open its first retail store in India next year, CEO Tim Cook said during the company’s annual shareholder meeting in Cupertino, California, on Wednesday. The electronics giant will also open an online store in India this year, he added.  

The process of opening a store in India has taken time because Apple has been seeking approval to operate in India without a local partner, Cook told shareholders. “I don’t think we would be a very good partner of retail,” he said. “We like to do things our way.”

Cook called himself a “huge believer” in the opportunities India presented, saying the world’s second biggest country by…

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