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Topic: Apple Store

Briefly: Online Apple Store delays 24-hour ship times in Europe for Easter

04/18/2014, 04:04 pm

In a change to certain European Online Apple Stores, the company is no longer offering 24-hour delivery turnarounds, while the option remains active in the U.S. and Canada.

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Apple begins selling refurbished iPad mini with Retina display starting at $419 [u]

04/17/2014, 11:04 am

Consumers waiting for Apple to start offering refurbished models of its latest Retina display-equipped iPad mini need wait no longer as the tablet's Wi-Fi variants are now available with double-digit discounts from their off-the-shelf price.

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Apple launches smaller-capacity 8GB iPhone 5c in Italy, Sweden, Netherlands, Czech Republic, more

04/16/2014, 08:04 am

Apple has continued to slowly expand availability of its new entry-level 8-gigabyte iPhone 5c model, with the handset debuting in a number of additional countries this week, including Italy and Sweden.

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Photos show seamless glass cuboid to cap new Turkish Apple Store

04/02/2014, 05:04 am

Less than a week before a scheduled grand opening, construction workers at Apple's first retail outlet in Turkey took the wraps off a large all-glass structure that will serve as a huge skylight for the underground store.

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World's first Apple computer retailer to shutter operations on Mar. 30

03/20/2014, 02:03 am

Employees at Minneapolis-based FirstTech, the world's first Apple reseller, learned on Wednesday that the store will be closing its doors at the end of March after 73 years in business.

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Apple to shut down higher education Authorized Campus Stores in Canada this June

03/18/2014, 06:03 pm

Canadian post-secondary students with access to an Apple Authorized Campus Store will soon have to look elsewhere for Macs and iPads, as the company has decided not to re-up contracts with higher education outlets due to declining sales.

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Apple gets official green light to build San Francisco flagship store

03/11/2014, 08:03 pm

The San Francisco Planning Commission and the city's Board of Supervisors on Tuesday voted to green-light amendments to Apple's revised plans for the company's upcoming San Francisco flagship retail location.

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Apple to open small stores in India, focus on entry-level iOS devices in battle for growing market

03/11/2014, 05:03 pm

According to a report published on Tuesday, Apple is looking to open a series of smaller "neighborhood shops" in India to push the iPhone in a region dominated by cheaper offerings from rival Samsung.

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Apple quietly improves loyalty pricing for businesses, educational institutions

03/10/2014, 10:03 pm

Apple recently made a change to its loyalty program for organizations that spend upwards of $5,000 per year on its products, offering better discounts on Macs, iPads, accessories and, for the first time, unlocked iPhones and Apple TVs.

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Apple gobbling up retail market share as Radio Shack, Best Buy shrink

03/06/2014, 06:03 pm

Apple's market share among specialty electronics retailers has been steadily growing since the release of iPhone in 2007, having reportedly expanded from 3.8 percent (with $3.5 billion in revenue) to 15 percent ($15.6 billion) six years later in 2013.

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Class action suit claims Apple Store POS system discriminates against visually impaired

03/05/2014, 05:03 pm

A class action lawsuit filed last week asserts Apple's point of sale system discriminates against visually impaired customers as the specialized iPod touch-based equipment is impossible to operate without help from a staff member.

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US Apple TV promotion includes $25 iTunes card as rumors of new model swirl

02/28/2014, 12:02 pm

Apple on Friday kicked off a temporary promotion that will give customers a free $25 iTunes gift card with the purchase of an Apple TV from the company's online or retail stores in the U.S.

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Briefly: Apple adds 'Shop Accessories' section to Online Apple Store

02/28/2014, 04:02 am

In an update to the Online Apple Store early Friday morning Apple added a new section dedicated to accessories, which collects all first- and third-party products .

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BMW advancing 'product geniuses' plans as Apple's retail model extends into automotive

02/19/2014, 09:02 pm

One of the automotive industry's most entrenched stereotypes is the car salesman pitching the hard sell, but manufacturers like BMW are taking steps to modernize their approach to consumer interaction by following Apple's lead.

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New flagship Apple Store green-lit by San Francisco Planning Commission

02/06/2014, 09:02 pm

After a hearing on Thursday, the San Francisco Planning Commission approved Apple's final plans for a two-story flagship retail outlet, which one company representative said will be more iconic than the Fifth Avenue location in New York.

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Apple confirms first Brazilian Apple Store to open on Feb. 15

02/06/2014, 05:02 am

Apple on Thursday announced through its website that the first official Brazilian Apple Store will open on Feb. 15 in Rio de Janeiro's famous Barra de Tijuaca neighborhood.

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Turkish president wants Apple to invest R&D capital, offers tax incentives

02/04/2014, 10:02 pm

During a high-level meeting on Tuesday, Turkish President Abdullah Gül called for Apple to invest in the state's growing technopark initiative, while CEO Tim Cook confirmed plans for a "unique" flagship Apple Store in Istanbul.

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Tim Cook to visit Turkish president this week, may discuss $4B iPad deal

02/03/2014, 06:02 pm

Apple CEO Tim Cook will meet with Turkish President President Abdullah Gül on Tuesday local time, with rumors claiming the topic of discussion will be a potential iPad in education deal worth somewhere between $3 billion and $4 billion.

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Apple files new San Francisco store renderings featuring massive two-story sliding glass doors

02/02/2014, 01:02 am

Apple recently filed a set of revised plans for its forthcoming Union Square Apple Store ahead of a permit hearing scheduled for Feb. 5, with the latest documents revealing a redesigned front facade and exhaustive construction summary.

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Apple updates online store, Apple Store app for Valentine's Day

01/28/2014, 04:01 am

Apple on Tuesday rolled out a revamped Online Apple Store with flourishes of red and a new "Top Valentine's Gifts" section catering to shoppers looking to buy something special for their significant other this Feb. 14.

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