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India eases rules on local sourcing, paves way for country's first Apple Stores

06/20/2016, 10:06 am

The Indian government on Monday announced loosened policies towards local sourcing by foreign retailers, likely setting the stage for Apple launching its first stores in the country.

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Shipping delays continue to dog Apple's 4" iPhone SE

06/15/2016, 03:06 pm

Two and a half months after the launch of the Apple iPhone SE, the company still hasn't caught up with demand -- a somewhat surprising issue for Chief Executive Tim Cook, whose noted strengths are in logistics and operations.

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Gamevice iOS gaming controllers gain prime real estate at Apple retail stores

06/08/2016, 10:06 am

Apple has once again chosen to spotlight a third-party product with prime shelf space at its retail stores, partnering with Gamevice to push sales of its lineup of iOS-compatible gaming controllers.

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Apple begins hiring for 'several' Mexican Apple Stores

06/07/2016, 11:06 am

Apple is ramping up hiring for "several" stores in Mexico, despite having yet to launch its first one in the country, according to job listings shared on Tuesday.

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Apple to reach goal of 40 Chinese stores later in June with outlets in Shanghai & Tianjin

06/06/2016, 12:06 pm

Apple officially announced plans to launch two new Chinese outlets later this month, accomplishing a recent target of 40 stores across the Greater China region.

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India could exempt Apple Stores from local sourcing rules for 2-3 years - report

06/06/2016, 09:06 am

An idea allegedly being floated by the Indian government could make proposed Apple Stores exempt from local sourcing regulations, but only for two to three years, according to a new report

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Apple beefs up 2016 Back to School sale, offers free Beats with Mac, iPhone or iPad purchase

06/02/2016, 09:06 am

Apple's 2016 Back to School sale is an improvement from last year, offering a better model of Beats headphones with the purchase of an eligible Mac, and also expanding the promotion to include free headphones with the purchase of an iPad Pro or newer iPhone.

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Prospect of Indian Apple Stores still on the table, minister says

05/30/2016, 09:05 pm

Despite rejection by the country's finance minister, Apple still has a chance at opening stores in India in the near future, another high-level government official indicated on Monday.

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Apple Stores suffering from 'cult' atmosphere, advancement barriers, says UK staffer

05/29/2016, 01:05 am

For some workers, Apple Stores don't pay that well, don't leave much room for advancement, and sometimes produce an extremely difficult climate to work in, according to an interview with a U.K. staffer published on Saturday.

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Indian finance minister shoots down prospect of local Apple Stores - report

05/25/2016, 09:05 am

India's finance minister has reportedly ratified a ruling that Apple must follow local sourcing rules, potentially halting the company's near-term attemps to launch its first stores in the country.

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Local sourcing rules may still block Apple Stores from expanding into India

05/24/2016, 10:05 am

Apple may not have secured permission to open its first stores in India after all, though the company has not been shut out of the process, a report said on Tuesday.

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Apple's Tim Cook talks retail, manufacturing, encryption & more with Indian PM Modi

05/21/2016, 03:05 pm

As anticipated, Apple CEO Tim Cook met with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday, talking about issues such as retail stores, manufacturing, and app development, according to reports.

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Apple begins hiring for long-awaited Brooklyn store, likely opening this year

05/20/2016, 09:05 am

Apple is now hiring retail workers for its first store in Brooklyn , suggesting that the company's anticipated project in New York City's most populous borough will open its doors by the end of the year.

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Apple unveils Union Square store in San Francisco ahead of Saturday opening

05/19/2016, 02:05 pm

Apple on Thursday revealed more details about its new Union Square outlet in San Francisco -- launching on Saturday -- including design features present in other recent Apple Stores, as well as some traits unique to the location.

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Apple mulls permanent expansion of Fifth Avenue store, feels 'entitled' to cut-rate FAO Schwarz lease

05/18/2016, 06:05 pm

Apple's plan to temporarily relocate its flagship Fifth Avenue store from the base of the GM building to the old FAO Schwartz location has apparently evolved into a desire to permanently occupy the space -- and without paying the going rate for rent.

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Upcoming Union Square Apple Store next to feature massive 37-foot display

05/16/2016, 05:05 pm

Construction crews building out Apple's San Francisco flagship store at Union Square have much to do before a planned opening this weekend, but at least one key element is already in place: a custom built, 37-foot in-store TV display.

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First three Indian Apple Stores rumored to launch by end of 2017

05/16/2016, 04:05 pm

Apple is working to introduce its first three retail stores in India within the next 18 months, setting up shop in Delhi, Bangalore and Mumbai, a report said on Monday.

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Apple prepares to launch Union Square store in San Francisco, shutter Stockton location

05/16/2016, 03:05 pm

Marking a long-awaited transition, Apple on Monday announced that its new Union Square store in San Francisco will open on May 21 at 10 a.m. Pacific time, while the shop's predecessor will shut down the night before.

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Oklahoma City Apple Store to get 'next generation' design makeover

05/13/2016, 01:05 am

As part of an international effort to refresh the look and feel of its retail outlets, Apple recently shut down the Penn Square Mall Apple Store in Oklahoma City, Okla., in preparation of a "next generation" renovation.

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Apple could take over Dublin location for first Irish Apple Store

04/22/2016, 09:04 am

Apple could potentially sign a lease for real estate on Dublin's O'Connell Street, establishing its first-ever outlet in the country of Ireland, a report indicated on Friday.

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