Apple Will Add 25 Stores In China In Two Years

Apple CEO Tim Cook holds a new iPad after a presentation at Apple headquarters in Cupertino, California October 16, 2014. REUTERS/Robert GalbraithThomson ReutersApple CEO Tim Cook holds a new iPad after a presentation at Apple headquarters in Cupertino

BEIJING – Apple Inc Chief Executive Tim Cook said the company is planning to open 25 retail stores in China within the next two years, according to a Chinese transcript of an interview posted by web portal Sina.com.

Apple presently has 15 outlets in the country, Cook said. The Apple chief executive is on a visit to China, where he has visited Apple facilities and met Vice Premier Ma Kai.

(Reporting by Matthew Miller; Editing by Stephen Coates)

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