Topic: Apple Retail
07/23/2015, 10:07 am
Apple on Thursday launched its awaited Back to School 2015 promotion, offering a free pair of Beats Solo2 wired headphones, valued at $200, with the purchase of a new Mac.
07/20/2015, 01:07 pm
A newly-filed class action lawsuit accuses Apple of breaching contract by failing to provide new -- or "equivalent to new" -- devices when offering up replacement hardware under AppleCare+ warranties.
07/10/2015, 09:07 am
Apple's latest retail outpost in Hong Kong -- thought to be the company's largest in Asia -- went public this week with the unveiling of a huge, three-dimensional Apple logo in a somewhat unexpected place.
07/09/2015, 09:07 am
Apple Stores are already beginning to sell third-party accessories with packaging co-designed by Apple, giving the company even greater control over the presentation and marketing of products sold in its retail outlets.
07/07/2015, 02:07 pm
Apple on Tuesday updated its virtual retail outlet with a new section that describes the company's approach to testing and approving the third-party cases it stocks for the iPhone and iPad.
07/07/2015, 08:07 am
Apple's highly anticipated retail store at the Queens Center shopping mall in New York City will open this Saturday, July 11, the company has revealed.
07/06/2015, 03:07 pm
A New York-based rapper has taken the phrase "demo unit" quite literally, saying that he parked himself at Apple's SoHo store in Manhattan five days a week, for sixteen weeks, so he could use the store's display computers to record a full-length album.
06/25/2015, 05:06 am
Walls are beginning to rise at the site of Apple's new flagship store at Union Square in San Francisco, three blocks away from the company's existing flagship store at Stockton and Market Street (which the new location will replace next summer).
06/18/2015, 10:06 am
On Thursday one of Jawbone's more advanced fitness trackers, the UP2, appeared at the online Apple Store, following a brief and still unexplained removal of most of the company's product line.
06/17/2015, 12:06 pm
With Apple design chief Jony Ive and retail leader Angela Ahrendts apparently collaborating on a new direction for the company's retail stores, a new report claims that a focus on a "premium feel" to the stores and product packaging will begin next month.
06/17/2015, 09:06 am
Apple on Wednesday morning opened up Apple Watch reservations in the United States, allowing shoppers to pick up an order at a time and Apple Store of their choosing, handed over in a specially-made bag.
06/16/2015, 01:06 pm
Apple Watch buyers outside the U.S. can now get their hands on one of the company's new wearable even faster than before, with the more diminutive 38-millimeter model shipping in as little as one day in a number of international markets.
06/16/2015, 10:06 am
Apple this week was awarded a design patent for the cylindrical entrance to its iconic Shanghai retail store -- a concept credited in part to late company co-founder Steve Jobs.
06/15/2015, 01:06 pm
Apple has signed a deal with a fifth Indian smartphone distributor, Optiemus Group, as part of a campaign to more than double retail reach and hence double iPhone sales in each of the next three years, a report said on Monday.
06/13/2015, 03:06 pm
Apple's somewhat controversial new store on Manhattan's tony Upper East Side opened for business this weekend, and photos of the remodeled bank reveal a number of one-off design flourishes including a dedicated Beats display wall and a bank vault-turned-VIP room.
06/11/2015, 02:06 pm
Apple is planning to renovate its iconic Fifth Avenue store in New York City, and during construction will reportedly direct shoppers to a temporary outlet in a space currently occupied by FAO Schwarz.
06/05/2015, 01:06 pm
Apple removed the option to buy an AT&T iPhone on a two-year contract from its online store on Thursday night, reflecting AT&T's wider shift away from two-year contracts.
06/05/2015, 06:06 am
London -- one of the most expensive cities in the world -- has prime exposure to Apple Watch, both in high-end boutiques and in two of Apple's own most impressive retail flagship stores, among the 38 total stores in the United Kingdom. Actually buying the new device in those stores, however, remains frustratingly difficult, at least for now.
06/04/2015, 08:06 am
The Apple Watch will be available to purchase in retail stores on June 26, Apple announced Thursday, the same day that availability will expand to Italy, Mexico, Singapore, South Korea, Spain, Switzerland and Taiwan.
06/03/2015, 11:06 am
With Apple expected to open retail sales of the Watch in the near future -- possibly as soon as next week -- shipping times for 38-millimeter models have improved considerably, dropping to as little as 5 business days.