Samsung plans retail expansion in small Indian towns

Tuesday 8 April 2014 | 10:56 CET | News
Samsung India is looking to open 3,000-4,000 exclusive outlets across Indian towns with a population of less than 100,000 as part of its strategy to boost sales in low-penetration, but fast-growing markets for electronic devices. Vineet Taneja, Samsung India's country head for mobile phones and digital imaging, told the Economic Times that the company will set up 1,000 such stores this year in tier IV and V markets. It has already set up 10 such stores on a pilot basis. Samsung has adapted its retail format to reduce fixed costs and make the stores viable more quickly in small

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Companies: Samsung
Countries: India
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