Topic: Apple Retail
11/02/2010, 06:11 pm
Apple has ended the Personal Shopping program in its retail stores, removing all mention of the service online and within its Apple Store iOS app.
10/25/2010, 10:10 pm
Apple retail stores will soon launch a new wireless check-in service that will allow employees to manage a queue of customers using a custom iOS app called Concierge, according to a new report.
10/12/2010, 10:10 pm
Apple announced Tuesday that its newly redesigned Apple Retail Store in Saint Louis, Mo., which will feature a first-of-its-kind lounge area, will open Saturday, Oct. 16 at 9 a.m.
10/08/2010, 01:10 pm
A new Apple Store in St. Louis, Mo., could include a new feature previously unseen at the company's retail locations: a "lounge" area with free Wi-Fi.
09/25/2010, 10:09 am
Over a thousand people waited in line Saturday for the grand opening of Beijing's Xidan Joy City store and the launch of the iPhone 4 in China.
09/22/2010, 02:09 pm
Burglars stole more than $24,000 in merchandise from an Apple store in Naperville, Ill., on Wednesday, and wireless carrier KT Corp. announced that it has sold more than a million iPhones in South Korea.
09/19/2010, 10:09 pm
Apple announced Sunday that the iPhone 4 will be available in China starting Saturday, September 25 at 8 a.m. The launch will coincide with the openings of the Hong Kong Plaza Apple Store in Shanghai and the Xidan Joy City Apple Store in Beijing.
09/17/2010, 12:09 am
Chinese Apple fans braved heavy rain Friday morning to be the first to purchase the Wi-Fi iPad from Apple. China Unicom began taking pre-orders for the iPhone 4 Friday at 10 a.m.
08/12/2010, 08:08 am
The iPhone 4 remains in limited stock at Apple's U.S. retail stores seven weeks after its launch, suggesting that "antennagate" has done little to slow sales.
08/06/2010, 03:08 pm
After a number of pranksters uploaded videos of themselves "jailbreaking" demo iOS devices on display at Apple's retail stores, the company has blocked access to the website from its networks.
08/04/2010, 10:08 am
Apple's retail store revenue increased 72.8 percent year over year to $2.58 billion in the June quarter, an increase attributed to consumer demand for the iPad. The company's retail expansion will continue this Saturday with the opening of its largest U.K. store in Covent Garden.
07/22/2010, 10:07 am
Apple has begun to focus on small, local businesses as part of a newly evolved strategy that aims to expand the company's sales past the consumer market.
07/14/2010, 02:07 pm
Apple is said to be prepping major changes to the Genius Bar at its brick-and-mortar retail stores, in hopes of offering customers shorter wait times and quick overnight repairs.
07/13/2010, 06:07 pm
Apple is drumming up excitement amongst its retail employees, hinting this week that something revolutionary will soon be introduced within its international chain of brick-and-mortar shops.
07/12/2010, 03:07 pm
Apple over the weekend opened its second retail store in China, signifying that the Cupertino, Calif., company is prepared to step up its expansion into the nation.
07/08/2010, 02:07 pm
George Blankenship, the strategic genius behind Apple's booming retail segment, lasted only a year attempting to jumpstart a similar effort at rival Microsoft before being lured away from the software giant to architect the retail experience for upstart Tesla Motors.
06/23/2010, 11:06 am
Less than 24 hours before the official launch of the iPhone 4, lines of customers camped out at Apple stores continue to grow, while many who preordered online began receiving their handset Wednesday.
06/21/2010, 01:06 pm
Customers who reserved iPhone 4 at their nearby Apple retail store received an email reminder today to actually pickup their new phone on Thursday, along with an apology for any pricing issues that might have been involved in the AT&T authorization meltdown last week.
06/15/2010, 08:06 am
Apple on Tuesday released a new retail store application for the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch, allowing customers to find local stores, purchase products, read customer reviews and more.
06/14/2010, 10:06 am
Apple as early as tomorrow may launch a new app that will allow customers to manage Genius bar reservations and pre-order the new iPhone 4 from their existing Apple handset or iPod touch.