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Vijay Sales barred from retailing the iPad 2? [Update]

Remember that incident last year when Mr McGraw (CEO of the publishing company McGraw-Hill) leaked the details of the first-gen iPad on an interview with CNBC a day before the official launch? We

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Remember that incident last year when Mr McGraw (CEO of the publishing company McGraw-Hill) leaked the details of the first-gen iPad on an interview with CNBC a day before the official launch? We all know what happened next – the publisher was barred from the launch event and Apple’s iBook store. Apple does not take these things lightly and it seems that Vijay Sales, a retail partner for the iPad 2 in India might have learned it the hard way. Also Read - Xiaomi India could soon start a repair program similar to Apple's Self Service Repair program

A day before Apple officially announced that it would launch the iPad 2 in India, Vijay Sales broke the news of its arrival on Twitter saying – “It’s finally here! Thinner, Lighter, Faster…The iPad 2 now available at #VijaySales store near you. Go grab it!!!” Today when the iPad 2 was officially launched and stores like Croma, Reliance Digital, Jumbo and of course the iWorld sold the tablet, VijaySales disappointed its customers with absolutely no stock availability. Also Read - Apple starts sending alerts to users impacted by Pegasus spyware

It’s a possibility that Apple is furious with this retail chain for breaking the news early and as a result might have barred them to sell the next-gen iPad. Though the VijaySales chains in Delhi are promising to get the stock in 2-3 days. We’ll update you if the store does gets the tablets in the stated time.

UPDATE: We have been informed by Vijay Sales that they now have limited stocks of the iPad 2. (Status on May 14.)

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  • Published Date: April 29, 2011 8:03 AM IST
  • Updated Date: May 13, 2011 12:09 PM IST


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