Tim Cook, Apple‘s worldwide CEO, has heaped admiration on the “incredible energy” of the Indian market and the nation’s “beautiful culture” just days before the company opens its first company-owned stores in India. To capitalize on its 25 years of operations here, he noted, the company will increase its investments in both consumers and the neighborhood.
Cook, who will return to the nation after seven years to inaugurate the stores in Mumbai and New Delhi, said Apple will intensify its work in the nation as it grows.
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As a result of India’s beautiful culture and incredible energy, he said in remarks to TOI that he was eager to build on that history – supporting our customers, investing in local communities, and working together to develop innovations that serve humanity.
According to Cook, these programs are a part of Apple’s global empowerment agenda. The Apple CEO’s trip to India will coincide with the company’s fully operational, robust, and largely export-focused manufacturing operations in this country.
- The company will increase its investments in both consumers and the neighborhood.
- The business won the previous fiscal year by exporting goods around $5.5B in 2022–23.
- The company has discreetly but quickly raced on to claim the top spot in India.
The business won the previous fiscal year by exporting goods worth around $5.5 billion in 2022–23, or about half of the predicted $11.2 billion total overseas shipments of smartphones. The company has discreetly but quickly raced on to claim the top spot in the Indian luxury smartphone market.
According to analysts, the corporation has “confidently set up India as a strong, alternate base to China” when it comes to global production and sourcing because the Taiwanese manufacturing triad of Foxconn, Wistron, and Pegatron are already present here.
A meeting with PM Narendra Modi is reportedly on the schedule for Cook, though this has not yet been officially confirmed.
Several other top ministers and corporate leaders are also expected to attend. Additionally, he will meet with members of the ecosystem of app developers and Apple stakeholders.
Apple’s corporate, customer, and service policies have already been taught to the staff who will be manning the stores. On the other hand, customers would pay the same prices and adhere to the same rules in any Apple store or other franchise partner.