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Facebook Cash Mobs Support Locally-Owned Stores and Locally-Run Bars

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(Paul J. Richards/Getty Images) "We're from the Internet" can sound ominous but that may change if Facebook-based cash mobs really take off. Cash mobs are groups assembled on Facebook who pick a locally-owned retail outlet then at a predetermined date and time descend on the establishment with a mission to spend up...
Facebook Cash Mobs Support Locally-Owned Stores and Locally-Run Bars

Flap over fountain forces San Francisco mayor to reconsider Apple Store plans

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Apple's plans to move its flagship San Francisco retail outlet may have hit a slight bump, as the city's mayor has said that he'd like to reconsider the plan for the store after critics asserted that its construction would call for the removal of a local landmark.    ...
Flap over fountain forces San Francisco mayor to reconsider Apple Store plans

Apple may test new Genius Bar layout to handle more customers

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The company might be trying out a double-row Genius Bar at one retail outlet as a way to take advantage of more space. [Read more]...
Apple may test new Genius Bar layout to handle more customers

Microsoft Surface goes on sale to cheering crowds

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Microsoft's Surface debuted to crowds of early adopters across the U.S. Friday, as the Windows RT-powered tablet went on sale. About 100 people waited outside Boston's Microsoft Store to buy the Surface tablet, which runs a new version of Windows. Unlike previous versions of the operating system, Windows RT...
Microsoft Surface goes on sale to cheering crowds

Rapper Soulja Boy opens up shop on Shoply

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Soulja Boy, the American rapper, actor, record producer and entrepreneur has opened up a retail outlet on Shoply, the social shopping market place. It’s not the first time the artist has harnessed the web to support his career. Soulja Boy’s first single, ‘Crank That (Soulja Boy)‘, back in 2007 was launched on...
Rapper Soulja Boy opens up shop on Shoply
Revel Systems Signs On Goodwill And Belkin As It Focuses On Expanding Retail Reach

Microsoft considers opening retail stores in the UK, but it may depend on their success in the US

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We knew that Microsoft was headed to the UK to open a physical retail store in March next year and it seems that the company is spending a little time exploring real estate for that purpose. According to a report in the Financial Times, Microsoft has been chatting with UK...
Microsoft considers opening retail stores in the UK, but it may depend on their success in the US
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EBay to launch online secondary ticketing site StubHub in the UK

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StubHub, which connects buyers and sellers, will take on Seatwave and Viagogo – the subject of a C4 documentaryEBay is set to shake-up the controversial secondary ticketing market with the official UK launch of the online marketplace StubHub.StubHub, which was acquired by eBay in 2007 in a deal worth $310m...
EBay to launch online secondary ticketing site StubHub in the UK

Apple Stores tops Tiffany's in sales per square foot, again

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But the $45 dollars the average Apple Store customer spends each visit is the least of it FORTUNE -- It is likely that there is no retail outlet in the world that generates as much cash per square foot than an Apple Store. That's certainly true of the U.S., according...
Apple Stores tops Tiffany's in sales per square foot, again
20th Century Fox Puts Movies Online First With A Big Push Behind "Digital HD"
Samsung opens an Apple Store in Australia

Seven ways to improve the iTunes Store

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The iTunes Store is the most popular retail outlet in the United States for buying music, and has become a digital bazar, selling everything from TV shows and movies to ebooks and audiobooks....
Seven ways to improve the iTunes Store

China's next Apple store is believed to be under construction in Beijing

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Signs have emerged indicating that a new Apple store is under construction in Beijing and may be open by year’s end. A piece in today’s Beijing Business Daily describes a not-yet-completed building with a strong resemblance to a typical Apple retail outlet, located in Beijing’s China Central Place Shopping Center...
China's next Apple store is believed to be under construction in Beijing

courtenaybird: Apple Stores top Tiffany's in sales per square...

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courtenaybird: Apple Stores top Tiffany's in sales per square foot, again It is likely that there is no retail outlet in the world that generates as much cash per square foot than an Apple Store....
courtenaybird: Apple Stores top Tiffany's in sales per square...

Microsoft’s first UK store set for London, opening in March 2013

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Opening 19 stores in the US to mixed success and more to come, Microsoft is set to invade the UK and open its very first retail outlet in London in March of next year, The Verge reports. According to sources, Microsoft will first launch an online retail presence for UK consumers...
Microsoft’s first UK store set for London, opening in March 2013

South Australia's first Apple Store draws line hours ahead of opening

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While Apple's latest retail outlet in Australia isn't scheduled to open for another three hours, customers eager to get into the region's first Apple Store are already queuing up, some have been there for nearly 12 hours.    ...
South Australia's first Apple Store draws line hours ahead of opening
Fab.com hits million-dollar days during Black Friday/Cyber Monday

The cult of the Apple Store

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Part 4 of the New York Times‘ series takes readers inside the indoctrination process FORTUNE — If you’ve ever wondered what kind of training is required to get Apple employees to behave the way they do at the opening of a new retail outlet or the launch of a new...
The cult of the Apple Store
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Siri confirms much speculated new Apple Store will open in Sydney

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A leak in the Apple Australia camp has appeared to confirm that the company’s much speculated plan to build a new Apple Store in Sydney’s Broadway shopping centre is true but, don’t expect heads to rule, or a ticking off to be dealt out, as the details have been presented...
Siri confirms much speculated new Apple Store will open in Sydney
The Pinterest Pivot

Pandemonium at the opening of Beijing's new Apple Store

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Apple built a huge, three-story retail outlet -- the city's 3rd -- just in time for the iPhone 5 FORTUNE -- Remember what happened in January when the iPhone 4S arrived in Beijing? Would-be customers and rival gangs of scalpers massed by the thousands outside the company's two stores. Demand...
Pandemonium at the opening of Beijing's new Apple Store

Here's A Taste Of What Publishers Will Do If First Sale Rights For Foreign Goods Disappear

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As Techdirt reported a few months back, the Supreme Court Justices seem rightly concerned about the "parade of horribles" -- things that would happen if the decision in the Wiley v. Kirtsaeng copyright case over whether or not you have the right to resell a foreign-made product you bought were...
Here's A Taste Of What Publishers Will Do If First Sale Rights For Foreign Goods Disappear

Developers gets more context as Google Reviews, search and more is added to Google Places API

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Google has updated the Google Places API to bring a number of interesting additions that will provide developers with the tools to add more local information and context to their apps and creations. Most notably, the Web giant has now added support for Google Reviews, which can now be shown...
Developers gets more context as Google Reviews, search and more is added to Google Places API

Samsung Galaxy Tab 2, Player 4.2 go on sale nationwide this Sunday, May 13th

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Samsung announced this afternoon that its new Galaxy Tab 2 and Player 4.2 will be going on sale nationwide this Sunday, May 13th. Both devices were announced in April. Let’s start with the Galaxy Tab 2, the successor to the widely popular original Galaxy Tab. The Galaxy Tab 2...
Samsung Galaxy Tab 2, Player 4.2 go on sale nationwide this Sunday, May 13th

High-End Specs + Low Price + No Wireless Contract = Success For The Nexus 4

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Have you heard? The Nexus 4 is a hit. UK buyers effectively depleted the Google Store’s supply almost immediately after it was available. Of course without hard sales numbers that stat is a little useless. Google has yet to comment. But it’s still telling of the demand. People want this...
High-End Specs + Low Price + No Wireless Contract = Success For The Nexus 4

Video: Foxconn's factory workers get an Apple Store

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The company's first retail outlet in Shenzhen, China, employs 250, draws huge crowds FORTUNE -- Three things struck me about Paco Wong's 18-minute YouTube video (pasted below) from the opening Saturday of Apple's (AAPL) first store in Shenzhen, China: The number (reportedly 250) of retail staffers the company has employed The size...
Video: Foxconn's factory workers get an Apple Store

RIM plans first BlackBerry store in the Middle East, in latest international sales push

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RIM is close to opening its first retail outlet in Dubai, as it plans to build its sales presence across the Middle East, as it continues to focus on international markets following efforts in India and Asia. Bloomberg reports that the company is “in the final stages” of securing the...
RIM plans first BlackBerry store in the Middle East, in latest international sales push
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