An Apple retail store is opening soon in South Korea. Yes, that is right, in South Korea, where the main office of Samsung is located.
Apple's First Retail Store In South Korea Is Opening Soon
Apple announced on Friday that an official retail store is coming to Samsung’s homeland of South Korea.
"WWe're excited about opening our first Apple Store in Korea, one of the world's economic centers and a leader in telecommunication and technology, with a vibrant K-culture," Apple told Reuters in a statement on Friday.
Tim Cook's company has not divulged too many details on its proposed invasion into South Korea and is staying silent on when the first-ever Apple Store in the country would open its doors to people specifically the South Korean people.
However, according to TechTimes, Apple has acknowledged that it has begun hiring people as employees for the Apple Store in the said country. The fist-ever Apple Store would be officially opening in the South Korean capital City, Seoul, as indicated by the company's released statement.
Apple Posts Hiring Notices For Their South Korea Store
"We're excited about opening our first Apple Store in Korea, one of the world's economic centers and a leader in telecommunication and technology, with a vibrant K-culture," Apple told Reuters in a statement Friday.
Apple, the iPhone maker, listed hiring notices for 15 positions dated January 5 on its website, including a store leader and a business manager. The listings did not really specify the exact location of the store or when those who are hired will begin working under Apple.
In the mean-time, Apple declined to comment on where exactly in Seoul its retail store would be or when it would officially open. But South Korea's Yonhap News Agency said in a report on Friday that the construction was underway for the Apple store at a location in a southern district of Seoul and that the work will likely be completed by end-November.