Topic: Apple Retail
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.
Apple Watch band stock improves: Milanese Loop, Sport, Leather Loop, Classic Buckle, & Link Bracelet ship within a week
06/01/2015, 12:06 pm
Apple Watch bands continue to trickle into the company's retail stores, while shipping times through Apple's online store also continue to improve, as supply for the accessories gradually catches up with consumer demand.
05/29/2015, 01:05 pm
As the news from Apple's upcoming Worldwide Developers Conference will be winding down, the company will be gearing up for its next major retail opening in New York City, officially scheduled for June 13, and AppleInsider has exclusive photos of the store.
05/21/2015, 12:05 pm
Select Apple Stores are now selling official bands for the Apple Watch, according to photos and anecdotes posted on Twitter on Thursday, as Apple gears up for the product's formal retail debut.
05/18/2015, 08:05 am
Apple's largest retail store yet, and its first in the Middle East, is on track to open in Dubai's Mall of the Emirates this summer, a new report reveals.
05/14/2015, 09:05 am
Bidding for the RadioShack brand and customer data has ended, but not before Apple weighed in on the proceedings, saying that information collected during the sale of its own products should be left out of the deal.
05/06/2015, 02:05 pm
Apple is on the verge of offering in-store pickup for people buying the Apple Watch, although no exact timeframe is being quoted, checks of the Apple Store iOS app revealed on Wednesday.
05/05/2015, 01:05 pm
It's been over a week since retail sales of Apple Watch began at a select few boutique stores around the world. In Paris, the exclusive location for obtaining one is still managing a line of over 70 people waiting to buy.
05/05/2015, 09:05 am
Though she was only an Apple employee for about half of the year, Angela Ahrendts earned nearly $83 million last year, making her the highest paid female executive in America.
05/01/2015, 10:05 am
Customers at Apple's forthcoming Madison Avenue store on Manhattan's Upper East Side will be privy to a special Apple Store experience, as the company will reinstate its dormant personal shopping service and observe shorter-than-normal hours in order to fit in with the tony neighborhood.