THEY’VE GOT YOUR NUMBER
PHOTO BY / FOR CHINA DAILY Models show handy holders at the Macworld iWorld Asia 2013, which is a display platform for Apple peripheral products and accessories. The four-day expo ended on Sunday at the Beijing National Convention Center. More than 500 companies took part and launched almost 100 new products. place of the Genius Bar, and employees look trim and neat in black polo shirts instead of Apple’s blue T-shirts. The retail outlets are part of a strategy to overtake Samsung in the world’s biggest smartphone market, offering a range of devices in an environment starkly different from the typical Chinese electronics bazaar. a 24.2 percent quarter-to-quarter increase, and a 45.3 percent year-on-year increase, according to a research report released by iResearch, China’s leading Internet industry research company. According to the National Bureau of Statistics, total retail sales amounted to 6.03 trillion yuan nationwide in the period.