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Responsibility, foundation, and speed biggest lessons learned by Angela Ahrendts during Apple tenure

05/06/2019, 12:05 pm

"Never forget where you came from" is one of the important lessons former Apple Retail chief Angela Ahrendts learned during her tenure at the company, her first interview after leaving the iPhone producer reveals, one which covers both her departure and her arrival at the tech titan.

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Tim Cook says $30M Carnegie Library Apple Store is more than about selling iPhones

05/03/2019, 02:05 pm

Apple CEO Tim Cook hopes the soon-to-open Apple Store at the Carnegie Library will be more than a retail outlet, one that reportedly cost $30 million to renovate, suggesting the focus is on community and creativity, rather than selling iPhones and other products.

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Apple's Carnegie Library store in Washington D.C. opening May 11

05/01/2019, 07:05 am

Apple will be opening its Apple Store at Carnegie Library on May 11, telling customers to "create the next chapter" at the Washington D.C. location in a six-week StoryMakers Festival that celebrates the creative history of the location.

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Student sues Apple for $1 billion over false arrest linked to facial recognition tech

04/22/2019, 08:04 pm

An 18-year-old student launched a $1 billion lawsuit against Apple and an associated security firm on Monday, accusing the pair of falsely linking him to a series of store thefts.

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New Apple retail head Deirdre O'Brien joins Instagram, shares pics from trip to Hong Kong & Macau

04/18/2019, 06:04 pm

In a rare move for an Apple executive, new retail head Deirdre O'Brien has joined Instagram, inaugurating her account with a handful of photos from a worldwide business tour.

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Apple's temporary Fifth Avenue store coping with bed bug infestation

04/16/2019, 11:04 am

Apple's Fifth Avenue temp store -- handling traffic during renovations at its iconic New York City cube -- has reportedly been dealing with a bed bug problem for weeks.

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Apple eliminates $99 data migration fee for Mac upgrades & repairs

04/09/2019, 01:04 pm

Apple has quietly done away with a $99 data migration fee it charged Mac owners getting some repairs or upgrading to a new computer.

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Apple ditching plans for Israeli store after rejections by mall owners

04/01/2019, 09:04 am

Apple has reportedly scrapped plans to launch any Israeli retail store in the near future, despite potentially lucrative sales.

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Apple's Tim Cook tours China, meets with Vice Premier ahead of March 25 event

03/22/2019, 12:03 pm

Apple CEO Tim Cook visited Beijing this week, touring businesses and local landmarks, as well as meeting with China's Vice Premier Sun Chunlan.

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First 'Apple Music Live' event coming to Milan's Piazza Liberty on March 28

03/22/2019, 10:03 am

Apple on Friday announced a new "Apple Music Live" series of concerts, beginning with a program at the company's Piazza Liberty store in Milan, Italy.

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Carnegie Library's transformation into D.C. Apple Store will complete in April

03/04/2019, 03:03 pm

Apple's restoration of Washington D.C.'s Carnegie Library as part of its conversion into a massive retail outlet for the iPhone maker could open to the public soon, after the building owner advised current expectations is for it to be completed in late spring.

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Apple announces new Girls Who Code partnership to mark International Women's Day

02/28/2019, 10:02 am

Apple is planning a marketing push in recognition of International Women's Day on March 8, including a new partnership with Girls Who Code.

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Apple looks to offload property for Stockholm store blocked by popular resistance

02/08/2019, 12:02 pm

With its original plans to build a Stockholm store mothballed, Apple is reportedly looking to sell back the Kungstradgarden property it intended to occupy.

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Cook thanks Angela Ahrendts in memo to employees over retail chief's departure

02/06/2019, 12:02 pm

Apple CEO Tim Cook has sent a note to retail employees about current section chief Angela Ahrendts' departure and replacement Deirdre O'Brien, calling it an "opportunity to reinforce" company values.

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Apple retail chief Angela Ahrendts to depart in April, hands mantle to Deirdre O'Brien

02/05/2019, 04:02 pm

Apple retail head Angela Ahrendts is departing the company after just five years on the job, the company revealed on Tuesday, leaving incoming SVP Deirdre O'Brien with some large shoes to fill.

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Apple's Fifth Avenue 'cube' will reopen in first half of 2019

01/31/2019, 11:01 am

Apple will be re-opening its flagship Fifth Avenue store in New York City in the first half of 2019, management of the company that owns the property claims, with the famous "glass cube" store expected to complete its renovations within the next six months.

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Apple adds 50 new 'Today at Apple' sessions in three categories

01/29/2019, 01:01 pm

Apple on Tuesday announced the creation of more than 50 new "Today at Apple" sessions for its retail stores, split into three categories: Skills, Walks, and Labs.

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Apple's 'experiential retail' success lies in improving a customer's life claims Angela Ahrendts

01/29/2019, 07:01 am

Apple is excelling at retail because it has different aims to other stores, retail chief Angela Ahrendts advised in an interview, with the company bucking the trend of store closures though "experiential retail" and providing education to the customer, rather than just selling merchandise.

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Tim Cook talks reveals plans for Prague Apple store in talk with Czech Prime Minister

01/24/2019, 05:01 pm

One of Apple CEO Tim Cook's meetings at the World Economic Forum on Thursday was with Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis, who managed to secure a promise of an Apple store in the country's capital, Prague.

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Apple Upper East Side store in NYC wins AIA award for interior architecture

01/21/2019, 10:01 pm

Apple recently received an award from the American Institute of Architects for the extensive repurposing of a Manhattan bank into a high-tech retail outlet, an undertaking that married painstaking exterior and interior restoration with newly fabricated design elements.

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