At Apple’s annual shareholder meeting, it was announced that "up to 25" new stores were planned for China in the next two years. The speaker was Apple’s senior VP of Retail, Ron Johnson.
The first of the new stores will very likely be in Shanghai and Apple COO, Tim Cook, confirmed a new store in Shanghai would be opening this summer.
No further details were given but experts suggested Nanjing, Hangzhou, Shenzhen and Guangzhou (in the Pearl River delta area, surrounding Hong Kong), with Chengdu, Wuhan, Tianjin, Dalian, Kunming and Chongqing as follow-up cities.
CNet Asia points out that Hong Kong and Macau, amazingly, still don’t have any official Apple store of their own.