Taiwan-based Foxlink — an Apple component supplier and retail partner — plans to expand the number of its exclusive stores for Apple products in China, Taiwan, Hong Kong and Korea to 100 outlets by the end of the year, from 50 currently, reports “DigiTimes” (http://macte.ch/KUYoW).

In addition to Foxlink, Cybermart, the Foxconn Group’s retail chain in China, will also open a new store in Changchun, Jilin province, China, in July with the store to also set up an exclusive outlet of 200 square meters to sell Apple product, the article adds. What’s more, the Foxconn Group is purportedly set to expand the number of its Cybermart shopping malls in China by 7-9 this year, and is expected to build these stores in the locations such as Xiamen, Zhengzhou, Changchun, Taiyuan, Tianjin, Xinjiang, Kunming.