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Topic: Apple Retail

Apple to build new 'prototype' retail store in Palo Alto, Calif.

01/08/2010, 09:01 am

Apple could be considering a new design for its future retail stores, as the Mac maker reportedly plans to build a new "prototype" store in Palo Alto, Calif.

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Retailers want in on Apple's iPod touch point-of-sale system

12/02/2009, 07:12 pm

Businesses of all sizes have reached out to Apple with interest in its iPod touch-based point-of-sale system, which recently debuted at the Mac maker's stores.

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Apple's Cyber Monday Internet shopping traffic increases 71%

12/02/2009, 08:12 am

Though it didn't crack the top 20 overall retail Web sites, Apple's online store saw a massive 71 percent spike in Internet traffic for Cyber Monday, placing it well above the competition.

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Apple's Black Friday Mac in-store sales forecast to decrease [u]

11/30/2009, 07:11 am

Checks with Apple stores last week suggest that in-store 2009 Black Friday Mac sales could see a year-over-year decrease, though online sales will likely compensate for losses, according to a new report. [Updated]

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New apps said to make iPod touch more prominent in Apple stores

11/19/2009, 10:11 am

In addition to the the EasyPay iPod touch application used for checkouts, numerous Apple-created, task-specific applications are allegedly coming to Apple retail employees, AppleInsider has been told.

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Apple store in upscale Greenwich, Conn., to open Saturday

11/17/2009, 03:11 pm

Construction continues at the Greenwich, Conn., Apple store as crews rush to complete the structure in time for the grand opening this Saturday.

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Apple said to release iPhone app for in-store appointments

11/16/2009, 12:11 pm

Apple plans to release a new "Concierge" application for the iPhone and iPod touch that will allow customers to schedule appointments at retail stores, AppleInsider has been told.

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Apple takes wraps off of Upper West Side store in New York

11/12/2009, 11:11 am

Apple Thursday gave a first look at its new New York City store located on Broadway at 67th street, set to officially open to the public this Saturday at 10 a.m.

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Apple unveils holiday shopping in-store pickup option

11/06/2009, 03:11 pm

In time for the holiday shopping season, Apple has introduced a new "Reserve and Pick Up" option via its retail Web site, allowing customers to reserve products online and pick them up in store.

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Apple's Broadway store to open Saturday, Nov. 14

11/06/2009, 12:11 pm

Apple has officially announced that its forthcoming flagship store on Broadway in New York City will have its grand opening on Nov. 14, in time for the holiday shopping season.

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Philadelphia's first Apple store moves closer to reality

11/03/2009, 11:11 am

Apple's long-awaited plans to bring a retail store to the City of Brotherly Love look to be near realization, with the company now hiring employees and obtaining permits.

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Exclusive look at Apple's new iPod touch-based EasyPay checkout

11/03/2009, 09:11 am

(ifoAppleStore) Within two weeks, Apple stores will begin retiring their current Windows CE-based portable computers and start using a custom-designed and crafted iPod touch to check out customers. AppleInsider has a first look at the new system.

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Apple's first France store to open November 7th - reports

10/28/2009, 08:10 pm

While Apple has yet to make it official, multiple reports are saying that the electronics maker plans to cut the ribbon on its first French retail shop -- a flagship location located beside the historic Louvre museum in Paris-- on November 7.

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Fourth Manhattan Apple Store shrouded with 'red curtain'

10/27/2009, 03:10 pm

In preparing to reveal its latest New York City flagship store at 67th and Broadway, Apple has covered the massive glass building with a picture of a red curtain to tease passers by.

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Apple to extend full health benefits to its part-time employees

10/27/2009, 01:10 pm

Starting in January 2010, part-time Apple employees who have been with the company for one year will receive full medical insurance coverage, as part of their compensation.

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Apple to spend $4 million on Chicago subway station renovations

10/26/2009, 10:10 am

Apple has reportedly agreed to spend more than $4 million to renovate a Chicago subway station adjacent to a future Apple Store site, and also earned the right of first refusal to name the public transit stop.

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Exclusive photos, video from Microsoft Store grand opening

10/22/2009, 02:10 pm

Microsoft debuted its first retail store in Scottsdale, Ariz., Thursday to coincide with the launch of Windows 7, and AppleInsider has exclusive photos, video and details from the grand opening event.

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Apple may not be Microsoft's biggest retail challenge

10/15/2009, 04:10 pm

Microsoft's retail and hardware partnerships may hinder its expansion into the retail space, as it seeks to compete with Apple's brick-and-mortar locations.

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Disney turns to Apple's Steve Jobs to spark retail magic

10/13/2009, 07:10 am

As Disney attempts to get more aggressive in the retail space, the entertainment giant has relied on its connection with Apple in hopes of recreating some of the Mac maker's retail magic.

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Microsoft flashing green in bid to poach Apple Retail experts

09/26/2009, 02:09 pm

As Microsoft attempts to enter the retail landscape and compete head-to-head with Apple, the software giant is reportedly courting Apple Store employees with one of its greatest assets: cold, hard cash.

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