Topic: Apple Retail
05/08/2012, 08:05 am
Apple's original vision for its retail operations is proving too small, as the company's stores are continuously mobbed with crowds looking to buy iPhones, iPads and Macs.
05/03/2012, 08:05 am
Apple's reach will grow to new, untapped markets within the U.S. over the next two years with store-within-a-store retail outlets set to expand at Target and Walmart.
04/27/2012, 03:04 pm
Samsung has publicly disassociated itself with a "Wake Up" flashmob protest that was held outside of an Apple retail store in Australia earlier this week.
04/26/2012, 11:04 am
Apple continues to seek patents for the designs of its one-of-a-kind flagship retail stores, with the latest application related to the curved glass roof of the Upper West Side location in New York City.
04/25/2012, 12:04 pm
Apple's new senior vice president of retail, John Browett, has officially begun work at his new company, and was issued about $61 million worth of restricted stock.
04/16/2012, 04:04 pm
Some of the first pictures of Walmart's new Apple store-within-a-store concept hit the web on Monday, showing a layout and design similar to Apple's clean and ordered retail outlets.
03/29/2012, 03:03 pm
A mall in Dalian, China, has begun advertising that the "world's biggest" Apple Store is set to open in the near future.
03/26/2012, 11:03 am
Defying a trend that has long seen independent Apple resellers shutter their shops in the face of stiff competition from the Mac maker's own thriving retail operation, MacMall this weekend will continue with a rare expansion of its retail footprint with the launch of its first brick-and-mortar retail store outside Southern California.
03/23/2012, 08:03 am
While most iPhone buyers make their purchase from their wireless carrier, Best Buy plays nearly as important a role in iPhone sales as Apple's own direct sales, according to a new survey.
03/16/2012, 08:03 am
The launch of Apple's new iPad has once again drawn massive crowds and a blitz of media attention as customers — including Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak — queued up to buy the third-generation device.
03/14/2012, 08:03 am
When the new iPad goes on sale in the U.S. and nine other countries this Friday, it will become available at 8 a.m. local time, Apple announced on Wednesday.
03/08/2012, 03:03 am
Former Apple retail head Ron Johnson convinced the late Steve Jobs to abandon a plan to focus the company's retail business on creative professionals and instead cater to all types of customers.
03/07/2012, 04:03 pm
New iPad buyers can now opt for two years of coverage for their iPad, including repairs and technical support, for $99 with AppleCare+.
03/01/2012, 03:03 pm
Apple's new retail store in Houston, Tex., is expected to open on March 16, prompting speculation that Apple could make its third-generation iPad available for sale that same Friday.
02/24/2012, 10:02 pm
Amid record earnings and continually strong sales at its retail outlets, Apple is reportedly planning to open stores in Stockholm, Vancouver and South Perth, while rumors point to a second Seattle location.
02/22/2012, 03:02 pm
In just a week and a half, Apple will expand its retail operations to its 12th country when a new storefront opens in the Netherlands.
02/13/2012, 03:02 pm
During the busy holiday shopping season, Apple accounted for 19 percent, or nearly one in five, of all U.S. consumer dollars spent on electronics, according to the NPD Group.
02/09/2012, 04:02 pm
As promised, activists on Thursday hand-delivered signed petitions to Apple's store in Grand Central Terminal, which were politely accepted by retail employees.
02/08/2012, 02:02 pm
An activist group plans to hold demonstrations at Apple retail stores around the world Thursday, with a main gathering held at Apple's Grand Central Terminal location, to highlight claims of worker abuse by the iPhone maker's overseas component suppliers.
02/08/2012, 09:02 am
Apple's network of authorized "Premium Resellers" across Europe have complained that they are no longer a priority since Apple began expanding its own retail locations.