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Topic: Apple Retail

Apple's iPhone 5s and 5c draw massive crowds on launch day

09/20/2013, 10:09 am

Apple stores worldwide were packed this morning as the iPhone 5s and 5c went up for sale in a total of 11 countries and territories. Here's a look at some of the lineups spotted around the globe.

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Line grows at Apple's flagship Fifth Ave cube in anticipation of Friday launch of new iPhones

09/19/2013, 10:09 am

With less than 24 hours remaining before the launch of the newest iPhone models, more customers have begun to call the pavement with a view of Central Park their temporary home.

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Online iPhone 5s orders open at 12:01 a.m. Pacific Sept. 20, in-store sales begin locally at 8 a.m.

09/13/2013, 09:09 am

While it won't be available to preorder, the iPhone 5s will hit Apple's online store at 12:01 Pacific next Friday, Sept. 20, while Apple's retail stores will begin selling the device when they open at 8 a.m. local time.

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Apple confirms iPhone trade-in program begins today at retail stores

08/30/2013, 10:08 am

Apple has confirmed long-suspected rumors that it has been developing an iPhone trade-in program to be based out of its retail locations, saying that that program will begin rolling out nationwide today.

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AppleCare+ extended warranty for iPhone, iPad coming to Europe - report

08/28/2013, 02:08 pm

Apple is reportedly set to launch AppleCare+ extended warranties to Europe, bringing accidental damage coverage to the company's iPhone and iPad product lineups.

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Apple attempting to trademark the term 'startup' for retail services

08/28/2013, 10:08 am

Apple has filed an application in Australia to trademark the term "startup" when it relates to retail store services, computer maintenance, and a few other situations, and the move could have international implications.

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Apple training retail employees for forthcoming iPhone trade-in program [u]

08/26/2013, 04:08 pm

Rumors of Apple's plans to launch an in-store trade-in program saw new life on Monday, with new reports that the iPhone maker is starting training for its retail employees to familiarize them with the program ahead of its launch.

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Apple strengthening environmental affairs, retail & security in China with new hires

08/16/2013, 09:08 am

Apple is on a hiring spree in China, with more than 200 new positions now being advertised, including key personnel on the company's environmental affairs team.

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Ex-Apple CEO Scully's startup gets Shine wearable activity tracker into Apple Stores

08/06/2013, 02:08 pm

A startup company co-founded by former Apple CEO John Sculley has formed a partnership with his former company, as Apple's stores will now carry Misfit's Shine wearable activity measuring device.

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Apple Stores gain new Philips Hue Bloom & LightStrips lighting options

08/06/2013, 11:08 am

Apple's online and retail stores will become the exclusive home of Philips' latest iPhone-connected Hue lights this week: the Bloom portable LED bulb and stick-able LightStrips, both of which do not require a standard light socket.

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Smartphone buyers warming up to trade-in programs as Apple is rumored to offer its own

08/05/2013, 05:08 pm

As Apple rumored to be considering a retail trade-in program to lure more iPhone shoppers to its retail stores, a new survey has found that trade-in programs may help sway customers' loyalty.

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Apple retail workers file class action suit claiming lost wages over bag searches

07/29/2013, 04:07 pm

Former retail employees from Apple Stores in New York and Los Angeles have formed a class action suit against the iPhone maker, claiming that the company's anti-theft policies amounted to unpaid work to the tune of $1,500 per employee per year.

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Chinese scalpers booking & selling Apple Store Genius Bar appointments online

07/29/2013, 11:07 am

Chinese scalpers have set their sights on a new, in-demand product with limited availability: Genius Bar appointments inside Apple's popular retail stores.

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Selling 50% of iPhones through Apple's retail stores viewed as an unrealistic, lofty goal

07/17/2013, 09:07 am

Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook apparently hopes to sell as many as half of all new iPhones in the U.S. through his company's own retail stores, but a new analysis suggests that target may be unattainable.

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Apple hires Paul Deneve of French fashion house YSL [u]

07/02/2013, 06:07 pm

French luxury label Saint Laurent has named a new chief executive to replace Paul Deneve, who is leaving for a new career at Apple, where he will be involved in an unknown role.

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Apple retail: Latest New Jersey store opens, construction underway for new Portland shop

07/01/2013, 09:07 am

This weekend, Apple's new retail store at Quaker Bridge Mall in Lawrence Township, N.J., drew a crowd for its grand opening. Meanwhile, on the west coast, construction is well underway for a massive new store in Portland, Ore.

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Apple retail stores to begin taking iPhone trade-ins - report

06/06/2013, 02:06 pm

Apple is reportedly planning to allow iPhone owners to trade in their devices at the company's retail stores, in an effort to further boost domestic sales of its newest smartphone models.

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Apple's in-store iPhone screen repair machine brings 'China to the Genius Room'

06/06/2013, 09:06 am

As part of its new $149 iPhone screen replacement service, Apple has installed advanced display calibration machines at its retail stores that help simplify the process for employees.

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Job listings reveal new Apple Stores in Virginia, Utah, New Jersey

06/04/2013, 01:06 pm

New Apple retail locations are expected to open in Virginia, Utah, and New Jersey in the coming months, as a number of job listings appear to have revealed the company's latest U.S. locations.

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

05/30/2013, 11:05 am

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.

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