Apple has published several job openings today that reveal plans to open stores in new locations. As a matter of fact, some of these retail-related opportunities are located in Brazil and Turkey, two countries that don’t have any official Apple Retail Stores.
While the exact location isn’t explicitely listed, further digging reveals that its first retail stores in Turkey and Brazil will be respectively based in Istanbul and Rio de Janeiro.
The workaround we used to find these details was spotted by a reader of Brazilian tech blog MacMagazine, Cesar Parzianello, who noticed that the application process asks candidates to confirm which stores they are interested in. We also took our own screenshots for both countries:
While it is certainly interesting to see Apple finally gain its own foothold in these two emerging markets, we suspect that it won’t limit itself to one store per country. More importantly, we already have clues that other stores could follow, as it is hiring a Market Leader (read: regional leader working across multiple stores) for both Brazil and Turkey.
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