Saturday, 20 October 2012

Apple Opens Largest Apple Store in Asia

Apple on Saturday (20/10/2012) opens its largest store in Asia, in Beijing.

Some Chinese media reported Apple store covering 2300 square meters is located on Wangfujing Street, a shopping district in the heart of Beijing essential.

The opening of Asia's biggest store in Beijing is likely to emphasize that China as an important market for U.S. technology companies from these.

China is now Apple's second largest market after the United States.

Hundreds of visitors lined up to look into the complex three-story store after the store officially opened at 9 am local time.

Apple's popularity in China continued to increase along with the launch of the latest generation iPhone which causes consumers to buy the line and create a black market to buy the latest Apple products.

Apple reached 12.4 billion U.S. dollars in China until March of this year.

But the company also faced a number of criticisms related conditions experienced by the workers Apple manufacturer in China.

A critique of Apple's latest hit this week when the Taiwanese company Foxconn, which makes Apple products admitted that they employ children aged 14 years in the iPhone assembly plant in China.

The same company has also been rocked by a spate of incidents of suicides of its workers in 2010.

Labor activists blame the poor working conditions in the process of assembling a number of Apple products in China.

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