Nokia closes its flagship store in Shanghai, China

Nokia closes its flagship store in Shanghai, China

It was back in October of 2007 when Nokia proudly opened its flagship store in Shanghai, China – unveiling it as its biggest retail outlet in the world. The times are changing and the Finnish company is still in the cost-cutting mode, and has decided to close its mega-store in the city. The idea now is to focus on “growing its presence in operator and third-party retail outlets,” rather than go through its own physical stores, which cost a ton to operate.

At the same time, Nokia will beef-up its online presence, while moving all after-sale services to a smaller store in Shanghai. Previously, Nokia Store was closed in Beijing, and we tend to believe all of its other stores will follow suit…

[Via: CellularNews]

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