Sunday, January 4, 2009

Nokia, D. Phone open Nokia specialty store in Beijing

Jan. 4, 2009 (China Knowledge) - Nokia Corp, a Finland-based multinational communications enterprise, and China's mobile phone chain store D. Phone opened a Nokia specialty store in Beijing, capital of China, sources reported.

The specialty store, jointly managed by D. Phone and Nokia, is located in Zhongguancun commercial zone. The store, which owns the same appearance and brand logo of Nokia outlet, covers an area of above 130 square meters.
A spokesperson with Nokia said the company plans to expand the figure of the specialty stores in Beijing to 10 next year.

The mobile phone stores of Nokia include specialty stores and flagship stores. The former ones can cooperate with local partners, while the latter are directly managed and operated by Nokia itself, according to Nokia.

Nokia has only two flagship stores in China, located in Hong Kong and Shanghai respectively. The Shanghai outlet is Nokia's largest flagship store in the world.

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