Apple Offered Special Exemption To Open Retail Stores

by MR Magazine Staff

Apple might have found a way to exempt itself from a rule that has kept its retail stores out of India, according to a new report. India’s Department of Industrial Police Promotion (DIPP) will recommend to the country’s Finance Ministry to provide Apple a special exemption that would allow the company to open its own retail stores in India, the Times of India is reporting, citing sources. The company will be able to open its own stores, thanks to it offering products that are both “cutting edge” and “state-of-the-art,” according to the report, which was earlier reported on by Apple-tracking site 9to5Mac. Read more at Fortune.