Huawei has unveiled plans to invest £10m to open three ‘experience’ stores in the UK days after the government confirmed the company would be banned from participating in the ongoing rollout of 5G networks.
The Chinese mobile phone giant is set to open an outlet in London’s Olympic Park in October, marking its first British site.
A second store will open its doors is planned for Manchester in February 2021 with a third store in an unspecified location set to follow.
In addition to stocking Huawei smartphones, laptops and other products, the stores will provide product training, assistance and consultations to customers.
Anson Zhang, managing director of Huawei’s Consumer Business Group commented: ” We are excited to be making this strong commitment to the UK, and to be coming to the High Street to deliver our innovative new devices and experiences direct to the millions of people who own and love our products.
“The opening of our new Huawei Experience Stores and Service Centres follows the strong growth of our UK consumer business in recent years, and shows the confidence we have in our future here. We know that millions of people here in the UK love our products and we’re delighted we will now have these new high street spaces where we can interact with our owners in a more personal way.”