Today, on 22 October, the range of tenants of Akropole shopping centre has been supplemented by the world-famous smart device and accessory store “Xiaomi”, opening its first store in Latvia, located on the 1st floor between entrances B and C. With the launch of the store, Xiaomi is strengthening its position in the market of Latvia by offering a wide range of smart devices and accessories to technology enthusiasts. The opening of the store in Latvia is an important step for the further development of Xiaomi as a brand.
Zane Kaktiņa, manager of the Akropole shopping and entertainment centre: “We are pleased to welcome the Xiaomi store to the range of our tenants. We are proud that Xiaomi has chosen us as the home of its official store. With Xiaomi joining the circle of tenants, visitors will be offered an even broader range of smart devices and accessories, which is an integral part of the digital age. We wish Xiaomi success in Latvia and for it to expand its customer base.”
“The first Xiaomi Store in Riga has a crucial significance for the positioning of our brand in Latvia. Our mission is Innovation for everyone, and we aim to be always close to the customers and true Xiaomi fans. By offering a wide range product portfolio in the store, we make our products even more accessible to everyone. In the future we are planning to develop authorized distribution and of course bring new products to the market,” said John Zhang, Country Manager for Xiaomi in Baltics.
According to the global market report of the research firm Canalys for the second quarter of 2021, Xiaomi is the world's second largest smartphone maker with a 17% market share.
About Xiaomi Corporation
Xiaomi Corporation was founded in April 2010 and listed on the Main Board of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange on July 9, 2018 (1810.HK). Xiaomi is a consumer electronics and smart manufacturing company with smartphones, smart hardware and Internet of Things (IoT) platform at its core.With an equal emphasis on innovation and quality, Xiaomi continuously pursues high-quality user experience and operational efficiency. The company relentlessly builds amazing products with honest prices to let everyone in the world enjoy a better life through innovative technology.
“Akropole” is the most modern shopping centre in Latvia with a wide range of tenants for any shopping tastes and various needs of life. The safety of visitors and employees is and continues to be the priority of “Akropole” in ensuring a safe shopping environment - all escalators in the corridors are equipped with automatic UV disinfection mechanisms for the handles, which ensure continuous treatment of the handles with ultraviolet light. To ensure that air inhaled by shopping centre customers and employees is of good quality, the ventilation systems of “Akropole” continue to operate in fresh air mode. At the same time, regular disinfection of contact surfaces and other safety measures are continued in the shopping centre.
Thanks to the high standards of sustainability and energy efficiency, “Akropole” has obtained the prestigious BREEAM certificate for the design and construction stages of the building. “Akropole” was also recognised as the winner in the nomination category “New Public Building” in the “Latvian Construction Industry’s Annual Award 2019” contest, and was recognised as the best BIM object at “The Best Building of the Year in Latvia 2019”. Moreover, connected to “Akropole” shopping centre is the largest B+ class Business centre in Latvia.