According to Bloomberg, due to the decline in demand for iPhone Indian division, Apple left just three of the Manager of the sales Department.
Despite the fact that iPhone X iPhone and 8 are extremely popular, total sales of the other models of smartphones Apple, and the forecast for the remainder of 2018 do not look very positive. Most likely, characteristic of the entire mobile electronics industry’s sales decline is inevitable and the Corporation from Cupertino.
After analyzing the situation, from the Indian office, Apple has made the decision to leave just three of the Manager: national Manager, sales and distribution, Manager commercial supply chain and working with companies of medium size and head of sales. Sources of Bloomberg claim that the Indian sales Department is currently undergoing a restructuring process.
Apple CEO Tim cook has repeatedly stated that he pins great hopes on India. However, the share of corporations in the market of the country has remained low due to competition with cheaper models from Samsung and Xiaomi. Besides, until recently, the Indian factories Apple has been busy producing exclusively iPhone SE the iPhone 6, most of which focused on the local market. This is due to high electricity tariffs and low-income populations.
According to analysts, in the first half of 2018 sales of the iPhone were weak. And even if in the second half will be the traditional leap, the total number of sold smartphones Apple will be less than in previous years.
At the moment, Apple’s share of the Indian market is only 2%. Analysts believe that the employees of Corporation are not sufficiently well understand the Indian market and slowly build a business relationship with the clients.