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Apple to open largest Japan outlet in Tokyo's Marunouchi business district

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U.S. technology giant Apple Inc. is set to open its largest directly run Japanese outlet in the Marunouchi business district of Tokyo on Saturday.

Media were invited to view the store on Thursday. Its sales floor space is larger than that of any of its eight other directly operated outlets in Japan.

Denny Tuza, Apple’s senior marketing director for the Asia-Pacific region, said Japan is a special market for the company as the share of iPhone users in the country is comparatively high. The firm is reported to have plans to further increase its directly operated Japanese outlets within this year.

The Marunouchi outlet, a two-minute walk from Tokyo Station, will offer services in up to 15 languages.

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