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Apple Retail Store Signage Confirms 8:00 AM Launch for New iPad on Friday

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Yesterday, we noted that Apple's grand opening of its new Highland Village retail store scheduled for 8:00 AM on Friday hinted that the company was likely to planning to launch the new iPad at that time rather than in a late afternoon launch as was seen with the iPad 2....
Apple Retail Store Signage Confirms 8:00 AM Launch for New iPad on Friday

Sprint's Share of iPhone Sales at Big Box Retailers Double That Seen at Apple Retail Stores

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AllThingsD reports on an interesting survey from Consumer Intelligence Research Partners (CIRP) studying the balance of iPhone sales among the three major U.S. carriers at various points of sale such as Apple's retail stores, Best Buy, and warehouse clubs and mass market retailers. The survey shows that AT&T remains the...
Sprint's Share of iPhone Sales at Big Box Retailers Double That Seen at Apple Retail Stores

Patent Talks Between Apple and Samsung Chief Executives Yield Little Progress

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Earlier this week, Apple CEO Tim Cook met with his counterpart from Samsung, Choi Gee-sung, as part of court-mediated talks seeking to find common ground in the ongoing patent battles between the two companies. Unsurprisingly, the talks seems to have been relatively unproductive, with the U.S. case underway in California...
Patent Talks Between Apple and Samsung Chief Executives Yield Little Progress

Apple confirms first store in Rio de Janeiro Brazil as Istanbul, Turkey also preparing for Apple retail

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Apple today emailed several Brazilian outlets confirming the news that it would be opening an Apple retail store in the city. Translated: Apple has confirmed the opening of a store brand in Brazil. The first Apple Store will open in Brazil in Rio de Janeiro and will also be the company’s...
Apple confirms first store in Rio de Janeiro Brazil as Istanbul, Turkey also preparing for Apple retail

Good Luck Getting an iPhone 5 Next Friday

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If you were hoping to pick up anew iPhone 5 on launch day, Sept. 21, but didn’t awaken early this morning to pre-order, get ready to stand in line. Because according to Apple’s online store, pre-order inventory of the device is already sold out in first wave markets. Apple began...
Good Luck Getting an iPhone 5 Next Friday

Apple 'Messed Up' with Retail Store Cutbacks, Denies Mass Layoffs

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Following our report from earlier this week regarding word from Apple retail store sources of cutbacks and layoffs, Dow Jones Newswires now shares word that Apple has acknowledged that it "messed up" it adjusting its staffing formulas, although the company denies mass layoffs at its stores.In a communication with store...
Apple 'Messed Up' with Retail Store Cutbacks, Denies Mass Layoffs

Tickets for WWDC 2012 Sell Out in Under Two Hours

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Less than two hours after going on sale, passes for Apple's Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC) have already sold out. The quick sellout comes even as Apple imposed new restrictions this year limiting ticket sales to registered iOS and Mac developers and limiting the number of passes available per developer group....
Tickets for WWDC 2012 Sell Out in Under Two Hours

Apple Adjusts Warranty Coverage in Australia to Comply With Consumer Protections Law

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Australian law requires that sellers of products offer warranties for "a reasonable period from date of delivery until the failure becomes apparent". This has been interpreted as two-years for computers. Apple's standard warranty on all products runs for one-year, while AppleCare extends coverage to three years on Macs. The Sydney...
Apple Adjusts Warranty Coverage in Australia to Comply With Consumer Protections Law
Tales From The Front Of The iPhone 5 Line: Stick It In My Veins

Samsung says it wasn't involved with 'Wake Up' Apple Store flashmob

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Samsung has publicly disassociated itself with a "Wake Up" flashmob protest that was held outside of an Apple retail store in Australia earlier this week....
Samsung says it wasn't involved with 'Wake Up' Apple Store flashmob

Rumors of Massive Apple Retail Store for Paris as Virgin Vacates Prime Location

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Business Insider points to a report [Google translation] from French newspaper Le Figaro noting that Virgin will be vacating its landmark retail store on Champs-Élysées in Paris and that Apple is one of the primary candidates rumored to be interested in taking the spot. Interior of Virgin Megastore on Champs-Élysées...
Rumors of Massive Apple Retail Store for Paris as Virgin Vacates Prime Location

iPhone 5 Hits Grey Market in Hong Kong Starting at $1100

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M.I.C. gadget points to a report from the ePrice forums indicating that grey market vendors in Hong Kong have already managed to obtain limited stocks of the iPhone 5 and have begun selling them starting at the equivalent of about $1100. Apple's retail price will start at roughly $720 when...
iPhone 5 Hits Grey Market in Hong Kong Starting at $1100

Video: Thieves crash car into Apple store

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Thieves crashed a car into an Apple retail store, swept up a bunch of iPhones and iPads and then had trouble getting the car out of the store, according to security tapes released by police....
Video: Thieves crash car into Apple store

Long lines mark flagship Beijing Apple Store opening

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The Wangfujing Apple Store in Beijing opened on Saturday to large crowds that began gathering the night before, enduring cold weather to be among the first to get into the city's latest, largest and third Apple retail store. The new building includes three storeys (including a basement), Asia's first all-glass...
Long lines mark flagship Beijing Apple Store opening

Apple adds Passbook-enabled gift cards to its store app

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People who receive a digital Apple store gift card via e-mail can add it to their Passbook app and use it at their local Apple retail store. [Read more]...
Apple adds Passbook-enabled gift cards to its store app

Apple iPad Coming to US on April 3

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Apple finally announced the exact date of iPad availability in the US: it’s Saturday, April 3, for Wi-Fi models, while Wi-Fi + 3G models will be available in later April.As far as other countries go, all models of iPad will be available in Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan,...
Apple iPad Coming to US on April 3
Apple sends out recall notice to iMac owners with 1TB Seagate hard drives

Former Apple Retail head Ron Johnson talks remaking JC Penney using Apple experience

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Ron Johnson, Apple’s former head of retail, pioneered the concept of the Apple Retail Stores and the Genius Bar a decade ago. As you know, he is also yet another established Cupertino executive to use experience at Apple and tap his peers in an effort to transform an industry and...
Former Apple Retail head Ron Johnson talks remaking JC Penney using Apple experience

Portland Design Commission approves new Pioneer Place Apple Store plan

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Portland, Oregon's Design Commission has voted 5-1 to approve plans for large glass Apple retail store planned to replace the shuttered Saks Fifth Avenue location at Pioneer Square....
Portland Design Commission approves new Pioneer Place Apple Store plan

Reminder: iPhone 5 buyers have 30-days to purchase AppleCare+ at an Apple retail store

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As a reminder to customers, those who buy Apple's new iPhone 5 have a 30-day window in which they can add AppleCare+ coverage by visiting an Apple Store....
Reminder: iPhone 5 buyers have 30-days to purchase AppleCare+ at an Apple retail store
Apple Adds Ship to Store Option for Refurbished Products

Tim Cook says visiting a bustling Apple retail store on rough days is "like Prozac"

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Apple CEO Tim Cook joked Tuesday that, whenever he starts feeling his energy sag, he visits one of the company's bustling retail stores -- which he's dubbed the 'face of Apple' -- to help lift his spirits....
Tim Cook says visiting a bustling Apple retail store on rough days is "like Prozac"

Apple to begin taking iPhone 5 Personal Pickup retail reservations in US tonight

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While customers in international countries can already place a one-day reservation to get their hands on the iPhone 5 at an Apple retail store, the capability is set to come to the U.S. beginning tonight....
Apple to begin taking iPhone 5 Personal Pickup retail reservations in US tonight

Apple reveals store stats after staffing 'mistake': 300M visitors, 50K Genius Bar visits daily 2012

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Apple has given a set of Retail Store numbers to Jim Dalrymple of The Loop that tout how many visitors the outlets serve each year. It says that the stores served 300M visitors in 201, with 50k visitors a day to the Genius Bar, Apple’s expert assistance staff. Over several...
Apple reveals store stats after staffing 'mistake': 300M visitors, 50K Genius Bar visits daily 2012

Apple's new Barcelona store features unique logo

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A soon-to-open Apple retail store in Barcelona is advertised with a unique company logo that is "custom made" to fit the city neighborhood where the store is located....
Apple's new Barcelona store features unique logo

Apple iPad Available For Pre-Order From March 12, On Sale From April 3

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Apple just announced that its tablet device, the iPad, will be available in the U.S. on April 3. See announcement below. When Apple unveiled the device a few months ago, we were told it would be available by March. Rumors began to swirl recently that shipment of the devices was...
Apple iPad Available For Pre-Order From March 12, On Sale From April 3

Apple Hires Dixons CEO John Brewett as Retail Chief

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Currys and PC World 2-in-1 Superstore | Image courtesy of Dixons So today we got the answer to a question that we’ve been pondering for a number of months and we got Tim Cook’s first major hire as the official CEO of Apple. But I for one am a little...
Apple Hires Dixons CEO John Brewett as Retail Chief

Apple confirms 8AM Friday, March 16 launch for new iPad

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Apple has just released a press release confirming that the new iPad will launch in the US and nine additional countries this friday, March 16 at 8am local time. The countries include the US, Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Japan, Singapore, Switzerland, as well as the US Virgin Islands and...
Apple confirms 8AM Friday, March 16 launch for new iPad

'World's biggest' Apple retail store coming to Dalian, China

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A mall in Dalian, China, has begun advertising that the "world's biggest" Apple Store is set to open in the near future....
'World's biggest' Apple retail store coming to Dalian, China

Apple Issues Update to OS X Mountain Lion Developer Preview 3

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Apple issued a software update for OS X Mountain Lion Developer Preview 3 this evening. Apple released Developer Preview 3 to developers. The update brings the build number of Mountain Lion up to 12A193i (from 12A178q). If you already have Mountain Lion Developer Preview 3 installed, choose Software Update...
Apple Issues Update to OS X Mountain Lion Developer Preview 3
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