Pictures: Apple stores open at Dubai International Airport

Two outlets at Dubai Duty Free to offer full range of Apple products, with sales projected to reach $61m this year
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Apple has opened two concessions at Dubai Duty Free in Dubai International Airport’s Terminal 3.
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The two Apple shop ‘programs’ offer the full Apple products range, including the iPhone, iPad, Apple watch, Macbook laptops, Apple TV and Apple accessories, Dubai Duty Free said in a statement on Monday.
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The shops occupy prime retail space next to gate B15 & A12 in the airport’s new Concourse B, covering 86 sq m and 70 sq m respectively.
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Colm McLoughlin, executive vice-chairman and CEO of Dubai Duty Free, said: “With the Apple shop program in Concourse B being the largest in any travel retail in the world, this is a very exciting development for Dubai Duty Free and our customers. They will enjoy the design, layout and products, along with first-class customer experience and product knowledge.”
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Since the opening of the new Apple shop concessions Apple has seen an 8 percent rise in sales for Apple products, a figure that is expected to rise further, according to the firm.
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“Based on our current sales projections, we expect Apple sales to reach AED220 million ($61 million) this year,” McLoughlin said.