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Topic: Apple Retail

Apple to open major retail stores in Hong Kong, Shanghai this week

09/19/2011, 08:09 am

Apple has two major retail openings overseas planned for this week in Shanghai and Hong Kong, as the company also launched online stores in the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, and United Arab Emirates.


Thunderbolt Displays shipping; Apple knockoff settlement; Apple Experience Center

09/16/2011, 02:09 am

Customers report that Apple has begun shipping LED Thunderbolt Displays directly to them. Also, the company has reached a settlement with two New York stores that were allegedly selling knockoff goods and accessories. Finally, students at a top university in China are unhappy with an Apple Experience Center soon to open inside the campus library.


First official Apple Store in Hong Kong will open Sept. 24

09/05/2011, 02:09 pm

Apple's first retail store in Hong Kong is set to open later this month, inside the high-profile International Finance Center mall on September 24.


Apple already using Web-based iOS diagnostics, could eliminate trips to store [u]

08/31/2011, 01:08 pm

While reports claim Apple is looking to remotely address iPhone and iPad issues with a Web-based service, the company is already utilizing the same technology for some repairs conducted in its retail stores, AppleInsider has learned [updated with more information].


Apple ordered raid on New York store to seize knock-off accessories

08/18/2011, 08:08 pm

Recently unsealed court documents in Apple's case against an "Apple Story" store in New York City reveal that the iPhone maker executed a warrant to seize counterfeit products being sold at the store.


Santa Monica Apple Store with glass roof given swift approval

08/18/2011, 10:08 am

The Santa Monica Planning Commission approved Apple's plans for a new retail store with a giant glass roof on Wednesday without any discussion.


Proposed Apple Store in Santa Monica features giant curved glass ceiling

08/17/2011, 10:08 am

Apple is expected to propose a major new retail store in Santa Monica that would feature a large curved glass roof allowing the California sun to illuminate the shopping space.


Photo shows alleged LTE 4G equipment installed at Apple Store

08/16/2011, 01:08 pm

A new photo claims to show high-speed LTE 4G equipment from AT&T being installed at a "major" Apple retail store, increasing speculation that Apple could launch a 4G device in the near future.


Construction begins at site of Apple's Grand Central Terminal store

08/15/2011, 02:08 pm

Construction is now underway at New York's Grand Central Terminal, where Apple is hard at work on a new retail store that may open this year.


Apple opens 5 new stores in big retail push

08/13/2011, 09:08 pm

Apple on Saturday opened five new retail stores around the world, including one in Research in Motion's hometown of Waterloo, Ontario, and the company's first location in Alaska.


Rendering shows off Apple's new, simplified Fifth Ave glass cube

08/10/2011, 03:08 pm

Apple has provided an artists' rendering of its redesigned 32-foot glass cube entrance on Fifth Avenue in New York City, showing what the $6.7 million project will look like once completed.


Apple simplifying Fifth Ave glass cube with larger, seamless panes

08/09/2011, 02:08 pm

Apple this week updated the construction site at its iconic Fifth Avenue store entrance, revealing that the new $6.7 million glass cube being built there will be simpler and more efficient [includes new pictures].


Apple takes aim at copycat fake retail stores with new lawsuit

08/04/2011, 03:08 pm

After a number of fake Apple retail stores in China gained publicity online, Apple appears to have taken legal action, undoubtedly looking to shut down the counterfeit locations designed to look like its own operations.


Apple's search for new retail chief extends overseas

08/02/2011, 08:08 pm

Apple has hired a global recruitment firm to take its search for a new retail executive abroad in hopes of finding a replacement with international retail experience, according to a new report.


Doubts cast on rumor of Apple buying Barnes & Noble

07/28/2011, 02:07 pm

Responding to a new rumor that Apple is considering a purchase of bookseller Barnes & Noble, one Wall Street analyst has said he doesn't think such a deal would make much sense for the iPhone maker.


Grand Central Apple Store revealed in renderings, may open by holidays

07/25/2011, 08:07 pm

Pending final approval from New York's Metropolitan Transportation Authority board on Wednesday, Apple plans to begin construction on a flagship store within Grand Central Terminal in hopes of opening the store before this year's holiday season.


Apple building $1.4M temporary store in New York's SoHo neighborhood

07/25/2011, 04:07 pm

While its popular SoHo store undergoes major renovations, Apple will set up shop at a temporary location in the same neighborhood on New York City's Greene Street, AppleInsider has learned.


Two fake Apple stores in China ordered to close

07/25/2011, 07:07 am

Two fake Apple retail stores in the city of Kunming, China, have been ordered to close because they do not have official business permits.


Chinese officials investigating fake Apple Stores as customers complain

07/23/2011, 08:07 pm

After reports emerged of "knockoff" Apple Stores in Kunming, China, government officials have launched an investigation into retail stores in the city, even as outraged customers have returned to the store demanding proof that their purchases are genuine.


Apple's bid for marquee store in Grand Central Terminal nears approval

07/20/2011, 05:07 pm

Industry watchers called it a long-shot, but an elaborate proposal by Apple to embed an unusual retail store within Manhattan's historic Grand Central Terminal is now expected to receive the green light by month's end.