What does Apple’s Indian expansion plan mean for the mobile landscape?

(Source: Reuters/Mike Segar.)
Good things come to those who wait, as the adage goes. Apple, known for its long game worldwide in terms of products, services, and marketing, finally arrived in India earlier this year. In April, the tech giant launched its first two stores, both of which achieved record-breaking sales during an off-season period when online retail dominates the market. For years, Apple has faced regulatory challenges in setting up its coveted brick-and-mortar stores in India, relying instead on authorised serv

This content is for IR Pro subscribers only.

Subscribe now to unlock an all-access pass.

IR Pro - monthly

$5 +GST for the first 30 days. (Auto renews at $28+GST per month.)
  • Unlimited news access
  • Exclusive members only masterclasses (live and on-demand)
  • Weekly careers advice
  • Weekly and quarterly digital magazines delivered to your inbox
Subscribe now
Retailer’s choice

IR Pro - annual

$312 +GST per year. (Auto renews annually.)
  • Unlimited news access
  • Exclusive members only masterclasses (live and on-demand)
  • Weekly careers advice
  • Weekly and quarterly digital magazines delivered to your inbox
Subscribe now