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Apple tweaks its online store with new touch-friendly scrollable menu bar

04/05/2013, 07:04 am

Apple's online store was temporarily unavailable overnight as the company tweaked its design, making it more touch-friendly with a quickly scrollable menu bar on product category pages.


French Apple Stores prohibited from making employees work after hours, fined 10K euros

03/13/2013, 07:03 am

Seven Apple Stores in France can no longer force employees to work after doors close, as a Paris court has banned the company from such activity following complaints from labor unions.


iMac shipping times improve in Europe, but still take longer than Apple's US store

03/04/2013, 10:03 am

iMac orders in Europe are now estimated to ship in as little as 5 to 7 business days, a major improvement over previous estimates, but a number that still lags behind Apple's turnaround in the U.S.


Apple TV, Smart Covers, AirPorts & other Apple accessories come to Staples

02/26/2013, 11:02 am

Staples on Tuesday updated its website to advertise that accessories for Apple products including the Magic Mouse, Time Capsule and EarPods are now available for purchase through the retailer.


Apple accounts for 20% of all 2012 US consumer technology sales revenue

02/19/2013, 08:02 am

Apple was the third-largest consumer technology retailer in the U.S. in 2012, while its products accounted for the largest share of revenue among consumer tech companies.


Rumors of Google retail store resurface, but no launch date in sight

02/18/2013, 08:02 pm

A rumor that Google is investigating opening physical retail outlets to compete with the Apple Store has resurfaced, though sources say the internet giant may not move forward with the initiative until 2014.


Former Apple retail chief John Browett now CEO of UK chain

02/14/2013, 10:02 pm

After being ousted from Apple in October, former Vice President of Retail John Browett has taken a new job as chief executive at UK-based women's fashion chain Monsoon Accessorize.


Tim Cook says visiting a bustling Apple retail store on rough days is "like Prozac"

02/12/2013, 11:02 am

Apple CEO Tim Cook joked Tuesday that, whenever he starts feeling his energy sag, he visits one of the company's bustling retail stores -- which he's dubbed the 'face of Apple' -- to help lift his spirits.


128GB iPad with Retina display now available from Apple

02/05/2013, 07:02 am

Apple on Tuesday updated its online store to reflect availability of the new high-capacity 128-gigabyte iPad with Retina display.


iMac ship times slip again in Europe on supply issues but U.S. retailers shipping all models

02/04/2013, 08:02 am

Estimated shipping times for Apple's thinner iMac continue to slip, as the 27-inch model is now advertised to arrive in Europe in 4 to 6 weeks, while the 21.5-inch model has been delayed to between 3 and 4 weeks.


Apple successfully trademarks Apple Store design and layout

01/29/2013, 07:01 pm

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office last week granted Apple a trademark for the unique design of the company's brick-and-mortar retail outlets, a process nearly two years in the making.


Apple Store to make Indonesian return after two-year absence

01/22/2013, 09:01 pm

Apple will spend between $2 million and $3 million to reopen Online Apple Store sales, as well as build a brick and mortar Apple Store, in Indonesia after halting operations in the country over shipping issues in late 2010.


Apple now offers installment payments on iPhones, MacBooks in China

01/16/2013, 11:01 am

Apple today introduced a new option for Chinese buyers of iPhones and MacBooks, allowing them to spread the cost of purchases ranging from from 300 yuan ($48) to 30,000 yuan ($4,800) over as long as two years.


Apple retail VP Jerry McDougal reportedly leaves company to spend more time with family [u]

01/15/2013, 05:01 pm

Apple's Vice President of Retail Jerry McDougal reportedly left the company last Friday, winnowing down the number of candidates who could replace recently ousted retail chief John Browett.


Customers say Apple's online store has become less satisfying to shop

12/27/2012, 10:12 am

A new survey ranking major retailers' online stores found that customers felt Apple's website dropped in quality in 2012.


Apple promises holiday delivery with free 2-3 day shipping

12/13/2012, 02:12 pm

Apple's online store is ensuring that U.S. customers get their orders before Christmas with free two- to three-day shipping on all items.


Apple begins shipping first orders of new 27-inch iMac

12/10/2012, 11:12 am

Customers who preordered Apple's newly redesigned 27-inch iMac have begun receiving notifications that their order has shipped and will arrive before Christmas.


New Apple Stores opening in Hong Kong, Australia & Sweden; NJ stores renovated

12/10/2012, 10:12 am

This Saturday will be a big day for Apple Retail, with four new stores set to open across the globe. Also, two stores in New Jersey have also been renovated in time for the holidays.


New online 27-inch iMac orders now ship in January

12/07/2012, 10:12 am

Apple on Friday revised the estimated shipping times for its newly redesigned 27-inch iMac, with new orders now scheduled to ship in January.


Scalpers swarm Apple's relatively quiet iPad mini retail launch in China

12/07/2012, 09:12 am

Apple's reservation-only system in China, put in place after a near-riot occurred for the iPhone 4S launch, led to few crowds for the debut of the iPad mini.