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Topic: Apple Retail

Apple initiates mass discontinuation of boxed retail software

07/20/2011, 12:07 pm

Further emphasizing the Mac App Store as the preferred place to get new software for Mac OS X, Apple on Wednesday discontinued a slew of boxed software products.


Chinese counterfeiting extends to full-blown fake Apple retail stores

07/20/2011, 01:07 am

Extremely detailed knock-off Apple retail stores, complete with blue t-shirt-wearing employees claiming to work for the company, have been discovered in China.


Apple's China boom continues with 6x revenue growth to $3.8B

07/19/2011, 11:07 pm

Apple revealed Tuesday that its Greater China regional revenue saw a six-fold increase year over year to $3.8 billion, even while company executives admitted that they are barely "scratching the surface" of the Chinese market.


Golden Master copies of Mac OS X 10.7 Lion arrive on hard disks at Apple stores

07/18/2011, 09:07 pm

Hard disk drives bearing the Golden Master version of Mac OS X 10.7 Lion have arrived at Apple's retail stores ahead of an imminent launch, according to a new report.


Microsoft plans to counter Apple by building 75 retail stores in 2-3 years

07/13/2011, 04:07 pm

Microsoft plans to massively expand its retail presence in the U.S. in the next 2 to 3 years, with an aggressive goal of 75 new stores to take on Apple's own retail operations.


Apple accounted for one-fifth of all US retail sales growth in Q1 2011

07/13/2011, 03:07 pm

Apple led U.S. retail growth in the first quarter of calendar 2011, accounting for a whopping 20 percent of all sales growth by publicly traded American retailers during the three-month period.


Apple collaborating on 2nd university bookstore retail opportunity

07/11/2011, 02:07 am

Recent evidence points to a possible partnership between Apple Retail and Fairfield University that could mark the second university bookstore to gain an official Apple Store.


New York artist investigated over Apple Store spyware project

07/09/2011, 12:07 am

A Brooklyn-based artist is being investigated by Apple and the Secret Service after installing spy camera software on New York Apple Retail Store computers that took pictures of customers and sent them to a remote server.


Lawsuit accuses Missouri Apple Store of race, gender discrimination

07/05/2011, 03:07 pm

A new lawsuit takes aim at Apple and one of its senior retail store managers, accusing them of refusing to promote an employee because she is a black woman.


Apple shrouds Fifth Ave glass cube inside another cube as renovations begin

07/01/2011, 03:07 pm

Apple has constructed a second, temporary cube made of tarps to cover its iconic glass cube at its Fifth Avenue store, as construction to replace the structure has begun.


Apple retail to invade Hong Kong with massive two-story flagship shop

06/24/2011, 03:06 pm

Apple plans to make a big splash this fall with its first retail store in Hong Kong, a sprawling, double-decker outlet that will serve as the latest anchor shop at the high-profile International Finance Center (IFC) Mall.


Photos show major renovations in progress at Apple's Fifth Ave store

06/16/2011, 03:06 pm

This week, Apple began construction to replace the iconic 32-foot glass cube at its heavily trafficked retail store on Fifth Avenue, and AppleInsider offers a first look at the work in progress.


$6.7M effort to replace Apple's iconic Fifth Ave glass cube underway

06/16/2011, 10:06 am

Apple is hard at work on replacing and improving its iconic glass cube entrance to its store on Fifth Avenue in New York City, a project that will cost the company nearly $6.7 million.


Secret retail documents show Apple's 'intensive control,' meticulous planning

06/15/2011, 09:06 am

A new look at secret documents and details related to Apple's highly successful retail operations reveals inside information on the employee interview process, pay rates, training and store rules.


Apple 'actively recruiting' for replacement retail chief

06/14/2011, 03:06 pm

With Apple's retail operations continuing to expand and new features and improvements constantly being rolled out, the company revealed it is already working to find a replacement for the departure of Ron Johnson.


JC Penney nabs Apple's head of retail to become its new chief executive

06/14/2011, 12:06 pm

The head of Apple's retail operations, Ron Johnson, is set to depart Apple and will become the new president and chief executive of retailer J.C. Penney.


Pranksters affix Windows logo to upcoming Hamburg Apple Store

06/04/2011, 09:06 pm

A group of pranksters disguised themselves as construction workers on Saturday in order to post a Windows logo onto the facade of a future Apple Store in Hamburg, Germany.


Lawsuit accuses Broadway Apple Store employees of racial discrimination

05/25/2011, 12:05 pm

Apple is the target of a new lawsuit that claims employees of the company's Upper West Side store in New York City told two black men they were not welcome there.


Plans for Grand Central Apple Store are once again in motion

05/23/2011, 04:05 pm

Apple is reportedly still pursuing plans to build a new 15,000-square-foot retail store in New York's Grand Central Terminal.


In-store iPad 2 displays expected to save Apple time and money

05/23/2011, 12:05 pm

Apple's new interactive iPad 2 displays will not only create interest and generate sales for the touchscreen tablet, but they will also save the company money in the long run, one analyst believes.