On March 8th, according tomedia reports, Xiaomi has closed its only authorized store in the UK. It is understood the store is also Xiaomi’s first licensed store in the UK, which opened in November 2018 at London’s Westfield shopping centre. Meanwhile, the store’s official Twitter account @mistorelondon has been shut down.
The Westfield Shopping Centre’s official website also shows that the Xiaomi licensed shop at the mall is no longer open.
The reasonfor for the store closure is unclear, but it does not affect THE purchase of Xiaomi phones and other products by UK users, who can still buy Xiaomi products through Xiaomi UK’s official website and other official channels.
It was previously reported that on November 8, 2018, Xiaomi officially announced its entry into the UK market, and the UK’s first Xiaomi licensing store will open in London on November 18, 2018. At that time, Xiaomi in the British market launched Xiaomi 8Pro flagship mobile phone, Red Mi 6A, Xiaomi bracelet 3 and electric scooters and a range of products.
Previously, Mr. Lei had said Xiaomi’s global presence was divided into several stages: first India, then Southeast Asia and Russia, and then Europe.
Xiaomi UK Stores