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First look at Apple's revamped SoHo retail store

07/14/2012, 12:07 pm

It may have been just a reopening, but the throngs of people who visited Apple's SoHo store in New York on Saturday treated it like a brand new retail location.


SoHo Apple Store to reopen Saturday with bigger Genius Bar, more seating

07/12/2012, 02:07 pm

Apple on Thursday began sending out invitations to customers for the grand reopening of its SoHo store this Saturday, July 14, at 10 a.m.


Best Buy mimicking Apple stores in retail makeover

07/05/2012, 11:07 am

In an effort to turn around its declining sales, Best Buy is testing new, smaller stores that borrow numerous elements from Apple's highly successful retail chain.


NYT profiles Apple's retail stores, says employees are 'short on pay'

06/24/2012, 07:06 pm

As part of its "iEconomy" stories profiling Apple, The New York Times has taken a closer look at the company's retail stores, stating that retail employees have "enjoyed little" of the company's great financial success.


Apple retail workers get significant pay bumps up to 25% of current wages

06/20/2012, 05:06 pm

Rumblings and unsubstantiated reports point to sizable pay raises for Apple retail workers, possibly the result of an internal company review that found wages to be a common complaint among Apple Store employees.


Shipping time for new Retina display MacBook Pro slips to 2-3 weeks

06/12/2012, 10:06 am

Though the new 15-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display launched when it was announced on Monday, estimated shipping times for the next-generation notebook have already slipped to two to three weeks at Apple's online store.


Apple's Back to School promo offers $100 iTunes card with Mac, $50 with iPad

06/11/2012, 03:06 pm

Apple's 2012 Back to School promotion kicked off with the launch of new Macs on Monday, offering qualified customers a $100 iTunes gift card with the purchase of a new Mac, and $50 with a new iPad.


Apple wins 'aplestore.com' domain, still seeks 'itunes.net' & others

06/07/2012, 02:06 pm

Apple has won ownership over the domain name "aplestore.com" through arbitration, though the company still hopes to take control of many other domains, most prominently "itunes.net."


Apple on cusp of expanding retail presence in China

06/06/2012, 05:06 pm

Apple is on the verge of opening new stores in two Chinese provinces as the company works to build its presence in what is seen as one of world's most lucrative emerging markets.


Nest thermostat now available for $250 in Apple's online store

05/30/2012, 09:05 am

After more than nine hours of downtime, the Apple online store returned Wednesday morning offering the Nest Learning Thermostat for $250.


Rumor: Ex-Apple exec Tony Fadell's Nest thermostat to be sold in Apple Stores

05/25/2012, 04:05 pm

Ex-Apple executive Tony Fadell, whom many consider to be the "grandfather of the iPod," will reportedly begin selling his Nest learning thermostat in Apple Retail Stores sometime in the near future.


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.