Apple Opens First Retail Store in India as It Looks to Country for Manufacturing

The tech company is expanding its reach by opening bricks-and-mortar locations in Mumbai and New Delhi.

Apple Inc. opened a retail store in India on Tuesday. Chief Executive Tim Cook celebrated the opening in person. The company is ramping up efforts to diversify their supply chain and boost sales of smartphones in the most populous nation in the world.

The company has opened a brick-and-mortar store in Mumbai, India's financial center. It plans to open a new location on Thursday in New Delhi.