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Apple store in South Korea

There Will Soon Be an Apple Store in South Korea

Apple Announces
January 6, 2017

Is Samsung ready for an Apple Store in South Korea? The company has plans to open its first retail store in the country that rival Samsung calls home, according to Reuters.

Apple Store in South Korea

Apple Store in South Korea

Apple Store in South Korea

Though it’s the home to Samsung, South Korea will host an Apple retail store by the end of 2017. Apple has posted hiring notices for 15 positions including store leader in Seoul, South Korea. The listing doesn’t specify exact location or date.

“We’re excited about opening our first Apple Store in Korea, one of the world’s economic centers and a leader in telecommunication and technology, with a vibrant K-culture,” Apple told Reuters in a statement Friday.

“We’re now hiring the team that will offer our customers in Seoul the service, education, and entertainment that is loved by Apple customers around the world.”

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