Apple is shutting down all of its shops in mainland China till February 9 amidst fears of the coronavirus outbreak. The corporate says that the transfer comes out of an “abundance of warning and based mostly on the newest recommendation from main well being consultants.”

In accordance with an official assertion offered to Bloomberg’s Mark Gurman, the American tech big shall be shutting down all its company places of work, shops, and call facilities in China by way of February 9.

Firms worldwide are weighing choices on how to answer the coronavirus epidemic. Airways throughout the globe have halted flights to China, Honda and Nissan have evacuated their staff, Starbucks has closed down greater than 2000 retailers throughout the nation.

Apple has additionally restricted worker travels to China and has put in new pointers for the cleanliness of its shops and worker well being. They’ve issued a brand new income forecast assertion that’s extra unsure than regular because of the virus scenario.

The corporate’s on-line retailer, nonetheless, will stay open even with all of its brick and mortar shops closing down.


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