Turkish Trade Registry announced that Apple applied to the Department of Istanbul Trade Registry for permission to open its second store in Istanbul, Turkey. Apple’s request was approved. The documents reveal that Apple is preparing to open a second store in a shopping mall called Akasya.
Istanbul, located on both sides of the Bosphorus – Asia and Europe, is the largest and the most populus city in Turkey. Akasya Mall was opened last March and is located in the city’s Acıbadem district which is located in the Asian part of the city. Akasya mall houses major brands.
Apple’s first retail store in Turkey opened last April at Zorlu Center, located in the European side of the city, in Istanbul; Apple also launched the online store in Turkey in October, 2013.