Apple Reseller Forced to Close In Select City Mall After Tech Giant’s Store Opening

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Apple Imagine was a premium reseller of Apple products that was opened in 2014. However, the mall authority did not extend the lease, leading to the closure of the store after the opening of the Apple store at the Select Citywalk Mall in Saket, Delhi. According to reports, Apple had asked the mall management to shut down around 20 resellers, including Apple Imagine, in preparation for the opening of the new Apple store. Additionally, Apple had reportedly asked Reliance Jio World Drive Mall to ban about two dozen competitor brands’ stores near its BKC store.

Barely days after the inauguration of the Apple store at the Select Citywalk Mall of Saket, Delhi, ‘premium’ reseller Apple Imagine shuts down. Apple had presented a list of 20 resellers to the mall management that were asked to shut down pertaining to the Saket store inauguration an ET report said.  Also, Apple had asked Reliance Jio World Drive Mall to bar about two dozen competitor brands from having any kind of presence near its BKC store.  Apple Imagine store was functional

 According to reports, the Apple Imagine store located in the Select Citywalk Mall in Saket, Delhi, was forced to shut down after the inauguration of the official Apple store in the same mall. It is reported that Apple had presented a list of 20 resellers to the mall management that were asked to shut down in relation to the opening of the Apple store. Additionally, Apple had reportedly requested Reliance Jio World Drive Mall to prevent about two dozen competitor brands from having any kind of presence near its BKC store.