Apple to open first official Thailand store in November

Apple Inc. has announced that it will open its first official store in Thailand next month.

The store is located in the Iconsiam Mall in Khlong San, Bangkok, a new shopping center that along with the Apple store is scheduled to open Nov. 9.

The Apple Store is located on the river side of the complex and comes complete with an Apple logo that has been stylized to be like a Thai language character.

Apple has offered its goods via “authorized retailers” throughout Thailand for several years including a number of locations in Chiang Mai.

There is no news as to whether Apple intends on bringing their stores to Chiang Mai but based on experience other countries that Apple first opens in, such as Australia, the rollout of an initial flagship store is then followed by new stores in different cities.