Feeds

iPad factory towns in China to finally get Apple Stores

Need to send money to California may puzzle locals

Top 5 reasons to deploy VMware with Tegile

Apple will start selling fondleslabs in the Chinese cities where they are made, a job advert reveals.

A job posting for "Store Leaders" on the Hong Kong branch of JobsDB reveals that Apple is looking to set up Apple stores in the southern Chinese cities of Shenzen and Chengdu, where Apple assemblers Foxconn and Pegatron have huge factories.

Apple has identified China as a huge growth opportunity – Tim Cook called sales there "amazing" and identified it as "our fastest growing major region by far" – but only has five stores there: two in Beijing and three in Shanghai, compared to over 100 in America.

There was a riot outside the Beijing Sanlitun store in January because the store was unable to open on the launch of the iPhone 4S, due to huge queues.

In the job advert picked up by Apple Insider and posted on 8 May, Apple said it was recruiting "Store Leaders" in Beijing, Shanghai, Chengdu and Shenzen.

Apple Asia is looking for a "genuinely inspiring leader" who has to be a graduate with five years of experience. The job is described as: "A chance to use your hands and heart." ®

Internet Security Threat Report 2014

Whitepapers

Why cloud backup?
Combining the latest advancements in disk-based backup with secure, integrated, cloud technologies offer organizations fast and assured recovery of their critical enterprise data.
A strategic approach to identity relationship management
ForgeRock commissioned Forrester to evaluate companies’ IAM practices and requirements when it comes to customer-facing scenarios versus employee-facing ones.
High Performance for All
While HPC is not new, it has traditionally been seen as a specialist area – is it now geared up to meet more mainstream requirements?
Managing SSL certificates with ease
The lack of operational efficiencies and compliance pitfalls associated with poor SSL certificate management, and how the right SSL certificate management tool can help.
Top 5 reasons to deploy VMware with Tegile
Data demand and the rise of virtualization is challenging IT teams to deliver storage performance, scalability and capacity that can keep up, while maximizing efficiency.