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Apple continues China expansion with retail job openings in Chengdu, Shenzhen

05/17/2012, 01:05 am

Job listings for Apple Retail store leader positions in Shenzhen and Chengdu hint at the company's plan to expand its retail operations to new cities in China.


Apple expected to expand store-within-store presence at Walmart, Target

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.


Shipping times for Apple's new iPad improve to 3-5 days

05/02/2012, 12:05 pm

In yet another sign that supply of the new iPad is catching up with demand, estimated shipping times in Apple's online store have reached 3 to 5 business days.


Samsung reportedly behind mock protest flashmob at Apple Store

04/26/2012, 06:04 pm

An Australian Apple Store was bombarded by a mob of people chanting "wake up" and holding signs emblazoned with the same slogan on Thursday, with one source claiming that the stunt was orchestrated by an ad agency working for Samsung.


Apple exec leaves for JC Penney

04/26/2012, 05:04 pm

It was announced on Thursday that an Apple executive will follow former retail guru Ron Johnson to jcpenney as the department store looks to stimulate sales with a fresh look and new branding.


Kids' tables at Apple Stores move from iMacs to iPads

04/26/2012, 05:04 pm

Apple retail stores are slowly replacing the iMacs in child-friendly areas with iPads, marking the first time a product other than the venerable desktop will be displayed at the tables.


iPad shipping times improve to 5-7 days as Apple catches up with demand

04/20/2012, 10:04 am

More than a month after the launch of the new iPad, Apple has begun to rein in estimated shipping times, which are now advertised at 5 to 7 business days.


Apple Stores perform 17 times better than US retail average

04/18/2012, 06:04 pm

New sales data from brick-and-mortar retail outlets reveals that Apple Stores see some 17 times more sales than the national average, and lead all U.S. retail chains in sales per square foot.


Briefly: New Apple Store downtime sign; Lumia 900 free after data glitch

04/11/2012, 03:04 am

Apple's Online Store was down on Tuesday night and the company took the opportunity to roll out a new "We'll be back" sign. Also, Nokia is now offering a $100 credit on its $99 Lumia 900 flagship smartphone after a software bug affecting data connections was discovered.


Apple preparing overhaul of its online store

04/04/2012, 01:04 pm

Apple has begun signaling to education shoppers that it plans to relaunch and overhaul its online store in the near future, making it easier to do business.


'World's biggest' Apple retail store coming to Dalian, China

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.


Apple CEO spotted in Beijing amid rumors of further investments in China [u]

03/26/2012, 05:03 am

Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook, in his first trip to China since taking the reins from late company co-founder Steve Jobs, met with Chinese government officials on Monday to discuss plans to further expand operations in the country.


83-year-old woman sues Apple after walking into glass retail store door

03/26/2012, 05:03 am

An octogenarian has filed a legal complaint against Apple after she broke her nose on the doors of the Manhasset Apple Store in Long Island.


Best Buy sells nearly as many iPhones as Apple does directly

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.


Apple re-enables in-store pickup for iPad, but most stores still unavailable

03/20/2012, 11:03 pm

Apple has re-enabled the in-store pickup option for online orders of the new iPad, though most retail stores still register as "Unavailable for Pickup" as the company works to meet heavy demand for the new tablet.


Estimated shipping times for Apple's new iPad improve to 1-2 weeks

03/20/2012, 12:03 pm

In the face of strong demand that led to a record launch for the new iPad, Apple has begun to improve supply for its touchscreen tablet, as new orders from its online store are now advertised to ship in one to two weeks.


Online Apple Store adds 'Answers from the Community' to product pages

03/19/2012, 06:03 pm

In an attempt to make product Q&A more social, Apple has launched a new community layer to its online Apple Store that taps into the knowledge base of existing device users that supplements the official FAQ already found on most product pages.


Lines for launch of Apple's new iPad declared 'better than expected'

03/16/2012, 10:03 am

Lines for the new iPad in New York City were declared "better than expected" on Friday, considering Apple began accepting preorders online more than a week ago.


Hong Kong Apple Store avoids scalper antics with lottery system for new iPad

03/16/2012, 03:03 am

For the release of the new iPad on Friday, Apple's flagship retail store in Hong Kong avoided the massive crowds that plagued its iPhone 4S launch last year by instituting a reservation system.


Harrods of London 'Apple Shop' debut to coincide with new iPad launch

03/15/2012, 05:03 pm

Upscale U.K. department store Harrods of London announced on Thursday that its new 'Harrods Technology' department, which includes a so-called 'Apple Shop,' will open its doors on Friday to launch the third generation iPad.