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Topic: Apple Store

Class action suit claims Apple Store POS system discriminates against visually impaired

03/05/2014, 05:03 pm

A class action lawsuit filed last week asserts Apple's point of sale system discriminates against visually impaired customers as the specialized iPod touch-based equipment is impossible to operate without help from a staff member.

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US Apple TV promotion includes $25 iTunes card as rumors of new model swirl

02/28/2014, 12:02 pm

Apple on Friday kicked off a temporary promotion that will give customers a free $25 iTunes gift card with the purchase of an Apple TV from the company's online or retail stores in the U.S.

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Briefly: Apple adds 'Shop Accessories' section to Online Apple Store

02/28/2014, 04:02 am

In an update to the Online Apple Store early Friday morning Apple added a new section dedicated to accessories, which collects all first- and third-party products .

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BMW advancing 'product geniuses' plans as Apple's retail model extends into automotive

02/19/2014, 09:02 pm

One of the automotive industry's most entrenched stereotypes is the car salesman pitching the hard sell, but manufacturers like BMW are taking steps to modernize their approach to consumer interaction by following Apple's lead.

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New flagship Apple Store green-lit by San Francisco Planning Commission

02/06/2014, 09:02 pm

After a hearing on Thursday, the San Francisco Planning Commission approved Apple's final plans for a two-story flagship retail outlet, which one company representative said will be more iconic than the Fifth Avenue location in New York.

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Apple confirms first Brazilian Apple Store to open on Feb. 15

02/06/2014, 05:02 am

Apple on Thursday announced through its website that the first official Brazilian Apple Store will open on Feb. 15 in Rio de Janeiro's famous Barra de Tijuaca neighborhood.

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Turkish president wants Apple to invest R&D capital, offers tax incentives

02/04/2014, 10:02 pm

During a high-level meeting on Tuesday, Turkish President Abdullah Gül called for Apple to invest in the state's growing technopark initiative, while CEO Tim Cook confirmed plans for a "unique" flagship Apple Store in Istanbul.

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Tim Cook to visit Turkish president this week, may discuss $4B iPad deal

02/03/2014, 06:02 pm

Apple CEO Tim Cook will meet with Turkish President President Abdullah Gül on Tuesday local time, with rumors claiming the topic of discussion will be a potential iPad in education deal worth somewhere between $3 billion and $4 billion.

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Apple files new San Francisco store renderings featuring massive two-story sliding glass doors

02/02/2014, 01:02 am

Apple recently filed a set of revised plans for its forthcoming Union Square Apple Store ahead of a permit hearing scheduled for Feb. 5, with the latest documents revealing a redesigned front facade and exhaustive construction summary.

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Apple updates online store, Apple Store app for Valentine's Day

01/28/2014, 04:01 am

Apple on Tuesday rolled out a revamped Online Apple Store with flourishes of red and a new "Top Valentine's Gifts" section catering to shoppers looking to buy something special for their significant other this Feb. 14.

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Nest's Tony Fadell says it's 'up to Apple' if company wants to keep ties following Google buyout

01/24/2014, 04:01 pm

While Nest Labs has had a close relationship with Apple in the past, all that could change after the company was purchased by rival Google. But Nest CEO and former Apple executive Tony Fadell has said in a new interview that it's entirely "up to Apple" how things proceed from here.

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Photos show painstaking building restorations completed at Apple's new Brisbane, Australia store

01/23/2014, 09:01 am

Apple's two-year-long effort to restore Brisbane's historic MacArthur Chambers building has borne fruit with the opening of the company's newest Australian flagship store, and new pictures offer a closer look at the efforts made to restore the building.

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Glass panel at Fifth Ave Apple Store shattered by snowblower

01/22/2014, 05:01 am

After a heavy snowstorm hit New York on Tuesday, clean up crews using snowblowers reportedly shattered one of the fifteen monolithic glass panels that make up the Fifth Avenue Apple Store's iconic 32-foot glass cube.

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Flagship Brisbane Apple Store reportedly revealed in leaked photos

01/14/2014, 08:01 pm

A number of leaked photos purportedly taken from within Apple's newest flagship Apple Store in Brisbane, Australia hit the web on Tuesday, showing the outlet's general layout ahead of its grand opening this Friday.

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Apple to finally open new Brisbane flagship store on Jan. 17

01/10/2014, 04:01 pm

After two years of unforeseen setbacks, Apple has finally set a date for the opening of its new flagship Apple Store in Brisbane, Australia, which is to start operations on Jan. 17 in the historic MacArthur Chambers building.

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Apple opens official store on major Chinese e-commerce site Tmall

01/08/2014, 02:01 am

Apple now has two official online sales outlets in China after opening the virtual doors to a new storefront on Tmall.com, a large online marketplace run by China's largest e-commerce website Alibaba Group.

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Apple announces one-day 'Red Friday' sale for select Asian markets

01/06/2014, 09:01 pm

Apple on Monday announced an Asia-only one-day sales event scheduled to take place on Jan. 10 in China, Hong Kong, Korea and other major markets in the region, celebrating the upcoming Lunar New Year.

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Apple gives away MacBook Airs, iPads, iPods in Japan 'Lucky Bags'

01/02/2014, 02:01 am

For its annual New Year's Fukubukuro "lucky bag" promotion in Japan, Apple gave away products valued much higher than the package's $340 cost, with 2014's special gifts including 11-inch MacBook Airs, iPads and iPods.

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Apple Japan announces 'Lucky Bag' day for Jan. 2, kids workshops for Jan. 3 - 5

12/26/2013, 06:12 pm

As expected, Apple has officially announced its annual "lucky bags" for Japan in celebration of the New Year holiday, which will also bring a special one-day online sale and free iPad workshops for children.

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Briefly: Japanese Apple Stores likely to kick off 'lucky bag' sales on Jan. 2

12/24/2013, 07:12 pm

While no official announcement has been made, Apple is thought to be planning its annual "lucky bag" sale in Japan for Jan. 2, as the company will be opening stores early that day at 8 a.m. local time.

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