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Apple's new store in Hong Kong's Hysan Place nears completion

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Apple is set to open another international store in Hong Kong, with construction at Causeway Bay's Hysan Place mall well underway.

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Photo credit: AppleInsider reader Philip.


The giant glass front to the store at Hysan Place remains covered in a tarp as construction continues. The new mall opened in August with the exception of one major tenant: Apple.

From inside the mall, it can be seen that the Apple Store will occupy at least two floors, AppleInsider reader Philip shared on Friday. But the large storefront suggests the retail space could also occupy at third floor that may not have an entrance to the inside of the mall.

The first Hong Kong Apple Store just opened one year ago in the city's International Financial Center Mall. That store features Apple's iconic glass spiral staircase, as well as a view of Victoria Harbour, and was estimated to cost $20 million in construction.

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Photo credit: AppleInsider reader Philip.


The new location at Hysan Place will actually be the third Apple Store to open in Hong Kong to date. Just last week, the company also opened its doors on a new location at Kowloon's Festival Walk.

With 250 retail spaces in the U.S., Apple has turned its focus to expanding its brick-and-mortar presence internationally. As of the company's last quarter, there were 373 total Apple Stores around the world, earning an average quarterly revenue of $11.1 million per store.

China, in particular, has been an area of focus for Apple as demand for the company's products has surged. In addition to the two existing stores in Hong Kong, Apple also has five locations in mainland China.
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It's time for Apple to open up a Retail Store in Singapore. Just look at the amount resellers and the brand of their mobile devices. It's mind blowing.
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That should read "$11.1 million per store" average annual revenue.
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Originally Posted by Flaneur View Post

That should read "$11.1 million per store" average annual revenue.

I thought something was wrong there.

This is AI, I have to wonder if the article will be corrected? AI where no article is correct.
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Originally Posted by wizard69 View Post
This is AI, I have to wonder if the article will be corrected? AI where no article is correct.

 

I can only fix the articles as they appear on the forum, not the site proper, but I'll definitely do it for the sake of the people here (I never go to appleinsider.com, anyway). Check my sig and give me a holler if you see similar elsewhere.

Originally posted by Marvin

Even if [the 5.5” iPhone exists], it doesn’t deserve to.
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Originally posted by Marvin

Even if [the 5.5” iPhone exists], it doesn’t deserve to.
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This is all coming a bit late to Hong Kong in a way. Samsung phablets and smartphones are getting very very popular here, it is uncommon where I work to see iPhones except in the hands or westerners. Most of the local Chinese people are going for the Samsungs. I suspect this is to do with the fact that people want less devices and bigger screens as they live in fairly confined places. It's a psycology, it's efficiency. Mainland china is different as people a poor and there is still a prestige with Apple there. Hong Kong has moved on. Note the lack of crowds at the stores.
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Originally Posted by Lerxt View Post
Mainland china is different as people a poor and there is still a prestige with Apple there. Hong Kong has moved on. Note the lack of crowds at the stores.

 

That doesn't sound like logic.

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I don't see why. I've lived in HK for 15 years and do business on the mainland. They are vastly different places. The mainland is a backward place compared to Hong Kong's legacy of modern liberal education and its British style institutions and public service. I'd you've been to both places only once you would see the difference is immense. Hong Kongers see themselves as the civilized part of China, and rightly so. And they have moved on to the next big thing.
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Originally Posted by Lerxt View Post
And they have moved on to the next big thing.

 

So, the iPhone, then.


Unless you mean literally "big", as in "5" phones compensating for inadequate hardware and software", in which case they probably won't like the Galaxy whatever Mini.

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You may not like it but you really wouldn't know what is happening in Hong Kong, now would you? The iPhone is not in the running here as the "next big thing". People are moving to Samsung and other Android devices very quickly. Fact. There is a big wide world out there.
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Originally Posted by Lerxt View Post
People are moving to Samsung and other Android devices very quickly. Fact.

 

And they'll move away just as quickly. Price.

Originally posted by Marvin

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You really are having trouble accepting that in Asia people are moving on from the iPhone. The pathetic thing about this is that you clearly have never been anywhere and you just can't accept that Apple, in some parts of the world, doesn't satisfy people. Trying to argue against something you have no idea about says a whole lot about you.
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Originally Posted by Lerxt View Post
You really are having trouble accepting that in Asia people are moving on from the iPhone.

 

Probably because everything put out by everyone says otherwise.


The pathetic thing about this is that you clearly have never been anywhere…

 

And there it goes.


…and you just can't accept that Apple, in some parts of the world, doesn't satisfy people.

 

Apple, in ALL parts of the world, doesn't satisfy SOME people. Turns out it's growing in Asia.


 Trying to argue against something you have no idea about says a whole lot about you.

 

Yes, I know you much better now.

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