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Apr 12, 2001

Apple has announced that its 28th retail store in China opens Saturday, December 12 at 2:00 p.m. local time. The store will be located in the MixC shopping mall at 136 Minzu Avenue in Nanning's Qingxiu District.

MixC shopping mall in Nanning, China (Image: WeekendNotes)

The new store will be open between 10 a.m. and 10 p.m. local time on Monday-Thursday and Sunday, with extended hours on Friday and Saturday, and offer traditional Apple Store services, including the Genius Bar, Workshops and JointVenture.

Apple has aggressively expanded its retail footprint in China under the leadership of Angela Ahrendts, having opened new stores in Beijing on November 28, Chengdu on November 21 and Dalian on October 24. Apple has also opened retail stores in Chongqing, Hangzhou, Hong Kong, Nanjing and Tianjin over the past year.

Article Link: Apple's Next Chinese Retail Store Opens in Nanning on December 12


Dec 6, 2012
The numbers below is from Apple's last 10-K report (in millions). Sure seems like China is becoming their number one revenue producing company very fast (not that the Americas includes all countries in North, Central, and South America, plus all the Caribbean islands). With all these stores and continued growth, Apple may need to move their headquarters over there soon :eek:

Sales by Operating Segment:
Americas $ 93,864
Europe 50,337
China 58,715
Japan 15,706
Rest of Asia Pacific 15,093
Total net sales $ 233,715


macrumors regular
Jan 16, 2004
Flushing, New York
When Tim Cook announced in October 2014 that Apple wanted to expand to 40 stores in China within two years (from 15), I doubted the company would accomplish it. I'll be surprised if it isn't several more above Cook's goal a year from now.
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