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Why Apple wants stores in India

The Wall Street Journal (Blog) 12/20/2016

Apple is reportedly negotiating with Indian governmental officials to work out a path to opening stores in the country. Apple is currently only able to sell its products in India through third-party shops, often small ones, and is hopeful of providing the kind of store experience it is famous for. While India is loosening its restrictions somewhat on foreign-owned single-brand retail stores, Apple would need to source at least 30 percent of its manufacturing materials from the country in order to comply.

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