Did you know the biggest Apple Store in Asia was simply ushered in? Found in China, the store has actually been opened up for public, and is making information across the world. Directly after the jump for further details.

Referred to the Westlake Apple Store, Apple’s sales and customer care point lies in Hangzhou, China, and such was the buzz that in an uncharacteristic step, Tim Cook uploaded an image of the store’s opening on his Twitter account. Showcasing the personification of consumer excitement that the picture portrays, Cook stated “”Starting Something New in Hangzhou, China! #AppleStoreWestLake”“. A lot more so, the front runner store has likewise been highlighted on Apple’s Chinese site under the retail part.

China retail

With the launch of iPhone 6 and the iPhone 6 Plus, Tim Chef stressed that Apple was looking ahead to even more penetrate the mobile phone market in China. After the most recent iPhone was released in China a couple of months back, the iPhone 5 and 5s market share in all honesty has diddly squat over the spilling-over demand and current market share of the iPhone 6/ 6 Plus, damaging previous sales records in the much eastern country. Currently, apples iphone total up to an amazing 45 % of China’s smartphone market share.

Given the huge potential of the Chinese market, this flagship store is not a surprise. As is with all flagship Apple Shop, this one includes a Brilliant Bar, a specialized flooring for workshops, and far more with the design reviewing the soon-to-open Apple Store in Union Square, San Francisco, which bears a similar glass panel front.


With the launch of the Westlake Apple Store there are now a solid 20 main retail outlets throughout China. Nonetheless, we could see 5 even more shops open by late February. Tim Cook has actually already revealed his intents of opening an even more 20 Apple Stores in the next two years. Nearly 2 years back, Prepare had suggested that China would soon be Apple’s biggest market, and if the iPhone 6/ 6 Plus sales are anything to go by, that day is inching more detailed.

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(Source: Tim Cook [Twitter])

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