Apple accessories a growing business in Shenzhen
iPhones and iPads are the hottest electronic products in China, and selling and developing accessories for the gadgets is fast becoming a new growth industry in Huaqiangbei the country’s biggest electronics base.
Almost all products from copycat iPhones to Apple Peel 520 and any products related to Apple can be found in Huaqiangbei, clients from different parts of the world are flocking to Huaqiangbei in hopes to gain in the developing business. A lot of stores main businesses are selling Apple related products and the number of Apple fans provided a huge market and some stores are even selling majority of the products overseas. SEG Electronic Center said of all the products being sold the most popular ones are iPhone cases in which the cases are made of different materials raging from plastic of different colors to wood. Customers would buy three or more in one purchase alone, even retailers from other cities come and purchases items by bulk. Also a popular Apple product that sells well id the mobile charger for the iPhone.
The most creative product on the market right now is the Apple Peel 520, develop by two brothers in Shenzhen. the Apple Peel is a small case that can change the iTouch into an iPhone with immediately attracted attention throughout the country and other foreign companies. The only setback is the device cannot be mass produce due to legal problems with Apple Inc.
Making and selling Apple related products is a great opportunity for electronic companies in making the transition from making cheap imitations to a self develop technology. Some companies that used to imitate big companies have opened their own stores selling accessories for Apple products which they developed and made themselves.
With further improvement and upgrading of technology, these companies can turn into big brands with their technology and creativity.