New Delhi: A source familiar with the construction of the stores in Mumbai and New Delhi said that the construction of the Saket Apple store in New Delhi was a six-month project and hundreds of laborers had to work day and night to get the job done. Thursday. ETC India is the architect contractor hired by Apple for the construction of the store at Select Citywalk in Saket, New Delhi.
For six months more than a hundred laborers work 24 hours a day and night and seven days a week. According to the source, the lighting products were used by the American company Floss. ,ALSO READ: Top 10 most iconic Apple Stores in the world: Check out the list,
A total of 52 panels were fire proof for the store and the cost of 8 meter panels was around Rs 20 lakhs. The source said, “German firm Casablanca tiles were used” while the company Tessa’s tables were imported for the store.
The store’s sales area is approximately 4,335 square feet, while it houses the repair and back-of-house areas. According to another source, the Saket Apple project was estimated to cost Rs 100 crore.
The stores are staffed by over 70 skilled retail team members, who come from 18 states in India and collectively speak more than 15 languages, according to an Apple statement.
For hands-on technical and hardware support, customers can make reservations at the Genius Bar in Apple Saket for expert help, the statement said. “The Genius Bar appointment can help with everything from setting up a device, recovering an Apple ID, selecting an AppleCare plan or modifying a subscription.”
“We are thrilled to bring the best of Apple to our customers in Delhi by opening our second store in India, Apple Saket,” said Deirdre O’Brien, Senior Vice President, Retail, Apple.
“Our incredible team members look forward to engaging with the local community and finding new ways to pursue their passions and help unleash their creativity through our amazing products and services,” Apple said in a statement. ”
At the store’s launch on Thursday, a huge crowd turned out for an opening by chief executive Tim Cook. Some of them shook hands with their CEO, others took his autograph, while others wanted to click pictures with one of the biggest captains of tech firms.