India has approved smartphones maker Oppo's request to open single-brand retail stores in the country, paving the way for the Chinese firm to sell directly to consumers and add to its existing wholesale business. The move would help Oppo expand its reach in the world's third-largest smartphones market, where global giants such as Apple Inc have been trying to gain a foothold. The Foreign Investment Promotion Board approved Oppo Mobiles India Pvt Ltd's request on Tuesday, according to a notice on the department's website. The government also approved luxury ...
Oppo gets govt nod to open own stores in India
The move would help Oppo expand its reach in the world's third-largest smartphones market