Apple (AAPL) Considers Opening Retail Store in Samsung Stronghold of South Korea - WSJ
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Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) is considering opening its first retail store in South Korea, the home of its chief rival Samsung, the Wall Street Journal reported Thursday.
The iPhone maker looked at several sites is Seoul across the street from Samsung's headquarters, the Journal reported. Apple executives were said to be looking at locations in the upscale Gangnam neighborhood near Samsung three-story global flagship store.
Apple hasn't finalized plans and a store opening could take about a year. An Apple spokesperson said, "we have made no announcements about a store there."
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