Monday, July 05, 2010

FT.com / Technology - Lenovo: Apple is losing out in China

Apparently China is, to Apple, more about supply than demand

Speaking of Apple’s chief executive, Lenovo’s founder and chairman, told the Financial Times: “We are lucky that Steve Jobs has such a bad temper and doesn’t care about China. If Apple were to spend the same effort on the Chinese consumer as we do, we would be in trouble.”

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Apple’s products are proving to be as desirable for Chinese consumers as for their international peers, but official channels for their sale are extremely limited. The company has only a handful of flagship stores and authorised resellers in the country’s largest cities.

FT.com / Technology - Lenovo: Apple is losing out in China

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