According to the forecasts of well-known analyst of investment company Loup Ventures Gene Munster, in the coming years Apple will continue to expand its retail network. The expert believes that by 2023, the cupertinos will open worldwide and more than 600 speciality stores.
At the moment, in different corners of the globe is already working 511 Apple Store. While most of the stores located in the United States. However, despite this, the analyst Loup Ventures is confident that such an extensive retail network gives Apple “undervalued competitive advantage.” In fact, the number of branded stores cupertinos much bypassed all competitors.
According to experts, in the coming years Apple will develop its retail network mainly in China and India. Currently in China already dug about 50 Apple Store. But the company is sure that this is not enough. So in the next five years, the cupertinos have to open several dozen of its offices in China.
The main components of success of Apple Store gene Munster believes aesthetic design, availability of support and motivation of staff.