People wearing face masks walk past an Apple store in Beijing on March 17, 2020 in Beijing, China.
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Smartphone makers in China including Huawei and Apple are turning to super-fast deliveries and even trade-ins at the door of consumers’ homes as shoppers remain cautious about visiting busy stores in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak.
Meituan, a Chinese firm most known for food deliveries, signed a deal with Huawei franchise stores. Users in three cities — Beijing, Shanghai and Wuxi — are now able to buy Huawei’s new P40 smartphone via the Meituan app and have it delivered to their residence. The P40 went on sale on April 8 in China. Meituan deliveries can…