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Apple must modify Union Square store plans to save fountain, says City of San Francisco

06/28/2013, 04:06 pm

Apple may be required to rework its design for a new Union Square flagship store, as San Francisco's Planning Department has reviewed the Cupertino company's plans and found the preliminary proposal wanting.


First images of 'Stanford 2' Apple Store renovation surface, hint at new design language [u]

06/07/2013, 06:06 pm

As construction continues at Apple's Stanford 2 retail location, new pictures reveal the store will boast a "glass box and floating roof" design, the first of three Apple Stores to receive the refreshed design aesthetic.


Apple raises iPad and iPod prices in Japan, blames weak yen

05/31/2013, 01:05 am

Apple quietly raised the prices of all iPad and iPod models in Japan on Thursday as the yen continues to weaken against the US dollar, making business increasingly difficult for companies selling imported products.


iOS compatible 'Chip and PIN' card reader goes on sale at European Apple stores

05/29/2013, 01:05 pm

Merchants looking to collect credit card payments on the go have a new option from Payleven, which has launched its "Chip and PIN" card reader at Apple's retail and online stores in Europe.


Controversy brews around Apple's plans for new San Francisco store

05/28/2013, 04:05 pm

It's rare for Apple Stores to encounter much in the way of design criticism, but that's exactly what's happening in San Francisco, where Apple's proposed new flagship store is catching flak for both design and its impact on the area.


South Australia's first Apple Store draws line hours ahead of opening [update: photos and video]

05/24/2013, 05:05 pm

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 having been there for nearly 12 hours.


Rumor: Apple outlines new in-house repair policy in note to Brazilian AASPs

05/23/2013, 06:05 pm

A purportedly official email sent out to Brazilian Apple Authorized Service Providers (AASPs) earlier this month appears to confirm a previous rumor that Apple is planning on performing iOS device repairs in-house, a change from the current policy of replacing the damaged model with a refurbished unit.


Briefly: South Australia's first Apple Store to open Saturday in Adelaide

05/20/2013, 09:05 pm

In an update to its website on Monday, Apple revealed its newest retail location in Australia, at Rundle Place Centre in Adelaide, will open its doors on Saturday at 10 a.m. local time.


Video shows Berlin Apple Store opening to throngs of customers

05/03/2013, 07:05 pm

The first Apple Store in Germany's capital of Berlin opened on Friday local time, as thousands of fans queued up to be one of the first get inside the company's latest flagship retail location.


Australian court orders Apple must complete retail space construction

04/13/2013, 01:04 pm

An Australian court has ordered Apple to complete the stalled construction of its retail space in Brisbane's historic MacArthur Chambers building, whether or not Apple intends to occupy the space.


Ron Johnson could return to run Apple Retail

04/08/2013, 07:04 pm

Nearly a year and a half ago, Ron Johnson left his job as senior vice president of Apple Retail for the opportunity to act as the chief executive of JC Penney. Following his ouster there, it's possible he could return to run the chain he helped build over the previous decade.


Apple tweaks its online store with new touch-friendly scrollable menu bar

04/05/2013, 07:04 am

Apple's online store was temporarily unavailable overnight as the company tweaked its design, making it more touch-friendly with a quickly scrollable menu bar on product category pages.


French Apple Stores prohibited from making employees work after hours, fined 10K euros

03/13/2013, 07:03 am

Seven Apple Stores in France can no longer force employees to work after doors close, as a Paris court has banned the company from such activity following complaints from labor unions.


iMac shipping times improve in Europe, but still take longer than Apple's US store

03/04/2013, 10:03 am

iMac orders in Europe are now estimated to ship in as little as 5 to 7 business days, a major improvement over previous estimates, but a number that still lags behind Apple's turnaround in the U.S.


Apple TV, Smart Covers, AirPorts & other Apple accessories come to Staples

02/26/2013, 11:02 am

Staples on Tuesday updated its website to advertise that accessories for Apple products including the Magic Mouse, Time Capsule and EarPods are now available for purchase through the retailer.


Apple accounts for 20% of all 2012 US consumer technology sales revenue

02/19/2013, 08:02 am

Apple was the third-largest consumer technology retailer in the U.S. in 2012, while its products accounted for the largest share of revenue among consumer tech companies.


Rumors of Google retail store resurface, but no launch date in sight

02/18/2013, 08:02 pm

A rumor that Google is investigating opening physical retail outlets to compete with the Apple Store has resurfaced, though sources say the internet giant may not move forward with the initiative until 2014.


Former Apple retail chief John Browett now CEO of UK chain

02/14/2013, 10:02 pm

After being ousted from Apple in October, former Vice President of Retail John Browett has taken a new job as chief executive at UK-based women's fashion chain Monsoon Accessorize.


Tim Cook says visiting a bustling Apple retail store on rough days is "like Prozac"

02/12/2013, 11:02 am

Apple CEO Tim Cook joked Tuesday that, whenever he starts feeling his energy sag, he visits one of the company's bustling retail stores -- which he's dubbed the 'face of Apple' -- to help lift his spirits.


128GB iPad with Retina display now available from Apple

02/05/2013, 07:02 am

Apple on Tuesday updated its online store to reflect availability of the new high-capacity 128-gigabyte iPad with Retina display.