The India’s first Apple store is all set to open its doors tomorrow, and Twitter is filled with video and pictures, giving a sneak peek into Apple Store, BKC Mumbai, and giving netizens just a glimpse into what makes it so special. For the unversed, unlike hundreds of already setup stores in India where several products are simply on display, the Apple Store BKC will let users test products first, and then help them make the purchasing decision.

The store offers a special Today at Apple series, “Mumbai Rising,” running from the store’s opening day through the summer. These free sessions feature hands-on activities that celebrate Mumbai’s community and culture and showcase the talents of local artists and creatives.

Backed by a dedicated team of over 100 staff members who collectively speak more than 20 languages, customers can expect exceptional service at this much-awaited store.

The store’s design features a triangular handcrafted timber ceiling that extends beyond the glass façade to the underside of the exterior canopy, reflecting the unique geometry of the store.

The store has been designed to be one of the world’s most energy-efficient Apple Store locations, and features a dedicated solar array, as well as being operationally carbon-neutral and running entirely on 100% renewable energy.

The Facts of the Matter

In a world dominated by technology, few companies have managed to capture the hearts and minds of consumers quite like Apple. From the sleek design of its products to the unparalleled customer service at its retail stores, Apple has become a global phenomenon, captivating people from all corners of the world. And now, with the opening of its first retail store in India, Apple’s grip on consumers shows no signs of loosening.

The store promises to offer unique Today at Apple sessions, showcasing local talent and culture, while also setting a new standard for energy efficiency in retail design.

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Stone Walls Sourced from Rajasthan

Apple has finally opened its first retail store in India, located in the bustling metropolis of Mumbai’s Bandra Kurla Complex. The highly anticipated store boasts a stunning design that celebrates local culture, featuring stone walls sourced from Rajasthan and a 14-meter-long stainless-steel staircase connecting the ground level to the cantilevered mezzanine.

4,50,000 Individual Timer Elements in Ceiling

Upon entering the store, customers are greeted by a triangular handcrafted timber ceiling, with each tile made from 408 pieces of timber, forming 31 modules per tile, and a total of 1,000 tiles making up the ceiling. In fact, over 450,000 individual timber elements were assembled in Delhi to create this one-of-a-kind ceiling design.

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Beauty Goes More than Skin Deep

But the beauty of the store is more than skin deep. Apple BKC is designed to be one of the most energy-efficient Apple Store locations in the world, with a dedicated solar array and zero reliance on fossil fuels

for store operations. The store runs entirely on 100% renewable energy, showcasing Apple’s commitment to sustainability.

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Staffed By 100 Team Members Speaking 20 languages

Visitors can look forward to a unique series of Today at Apple sessions titled “Mumbai Rising”, featuring free hands-on activities that celebrate Mumbai’s community and culture, and showcase the talents of local artists and creatives.

The store is staffed by over 100 team members who collectively speak more than 20 languages, ready to welcome customers from around the world and provide guidance on Apple products and the Apple Trade-In program to suit their needs.

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