iPhone 6S and grey market in China. The new iPhone 6S is expected to hit shelves of stores in Hong Kong on September 18. We think that as China will among the first countries on the schedule, but we know that all official iPhone 6S will be released in first day, Chinese scalpers are gearing up to make a fortune from mark-ups on new iPhone 6S and iPhone 6S Plus (and rumored iPhone 6C) bought from Hong Kong and brought to China.
In 2010, Apple announced a plan of opening 25 stores in China by the end of 2012. Today, Apple has five retail stores in China, two in Beijing, three in Shanghai, but none in South China region where major cities such as Shenzhen and Chengdu are located.