Lei Jun, chairman and chief executive Xiaomi Corp, says he had to override critics in his push to set up an offline retail network. Photo: BloombergLei Jun, chairman and chief executive Xiaomi Corp, says he had to override critics in his push to set up an offline retail network. Photo: Bloomberg
Lei Jun, chairman and chief executive Xiaomi Corp, says he had to override critics in his push to set up an offline retail network. Photo: Bloomberg

Xiaomi defends strategy of building offline retail network

Xiaomi founder Li Jun says he brushed aside critics who warned against setting up physical stores

Topic |   China innovators
Lei Jun, chairman and chief executive Xiaomi Corp, says he had to override critics in his push to set up an offline retail network. Photo: BloombergLei Jun, chairman and chief executive Xiaomi Corp, says he had to override critics in his push to set up an offline retail network. Photo: Bloomberg
Lei Jun, chairman and chief executive Xiaomi Corp, says he had to override critics in his push to set up an offline retail network. Photo: Bloomberg
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