Fake Chinese Apple Store Clerk: We're Fake And Proud

So that hoax of an Apple Store in Kunming, China is under no illusions as to its legitimacy - it's unauthorised and lovin' it. Have a problem with the counterfeit operation? They couldn't care less, the WSJ reports.

When reached by phone after many attempts, someone at the Kunming store finally picked up. He said that unlike other black market operations, their faux-pomme shop was above the board, selling only authentic Apple products, at normal Apple prices, to customers who don't have access to one of the only four legit Apple stores in all of China.

And they're not gonna change. At least not for now: "It doesn't make much of a difference for us whether we're authorised or not," explained the clerk. "I just care that what I sell every day are authentic Apple products, and that our customers don't come back to me to complain about the quality of the products." So there you go, Genius. [WSJ]


Comments

    As long as the products are legit - then booyah for them. If it turns out they're selling 2-bit fakes, I just hope the store clerks don't end up being lynched for someone else's greed.

      I agree.

    Didn't they fool all their 'specialists' into believing that they were bona fide Apple employees? I don't think it's just a clear cut issue of selling KIRF goods or not.

    if the products they are selling are legit, the shop is doing a good deed that revealing the failure of Apple in the Chinese market.

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