Apple seeks DIPP’s nod to open own stores
The company, which has increased its focus on the Indian market in the recent years, has seen its sales crossing the $1-billion mark for the first time in the year ended March 2015 in India, says results filed with the Registrar of Companies.
The company has aggressively widened its retail network in the country and stepped up marketing efforts. In 2012, Apple India changed its sales model by appointing retail distributors and began advertising campaigns. This led to increase in the number of sales, which and the brand has acknowledged the importance of the Indian operations on analyst calls several times.
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