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Donate to US National Parks by using Apple Pay at an Apple Store

08/19/2019, 07:08 am

Apple is promoting Apple Pay with a charitable offer to users based in the United States, with a pledge to donate $10 to the National Parks Foundation for customers spending money at Apple Stores using the mobile payments platform until August 25.

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Apple teases new store openings in Japan for 2019

07/29/2019, 10:07 pm

Apple this week posted a pair of images to its regional website in Japan teasing what appears to be plans to open two new brick-and-mortar stores in the country later this year.

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Online Apple Store went offline for an hour for unknown reasons

07/15/2019, 02:07 pm

The online Apple Store briefly was inaccessible for customers, displaying the famous "Be right back" message for a period of time on Monday, a usual indicator of updates or changes to the store, but in this case may have been just downtime for maintenance.

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Apple's 'Made in LDN' program aims to fight crime with education

07/10/2019, 11:07 am

Apple is holding a series of summer workshops in London in association with City Hall, teaching about coding, film-making, music production, and other subjects to young people at risk of becoming involved with the UK capital's gangs.

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Apple's India retail plans could speed up under new sourcing rules

07/05/2019, 08:07 am

Apple could have an easier time opening its first stores in India, a long-time goal of the iPhone producer, after the country's finance minister advised a local sourcing requirement will be eased to encourage more foreign investment.

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Apple Stores start selling One Drop blood glucose monitors

06/27/2019, 09:06 am

Apple has commenced sales of the One Drop blood glucose monitor in a small number of its retail outlets, bringing the Health app-compatible diabetes management device to its physical stores for the first time.

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Apple Camp registrations now open in US, Canada, and Mexico

06/17/2019, 08:06 am

Apple has started accepting registrations for the 2019 Apple Camp sessions at Apple Stores, with younger users able to sign up to take part in four different sessions covering music, art and design, coding, and movie creation using iPads and other accessories.

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Apple Xinyi A13 store previewed ahead of Saturday opening

06/13/2019, 01:06 am

Apple on Thursday offered a sneak peek at its Apple Xinyi A13 store in Taipei ahead of its grand opening this weekend, showing off a glass and stone pavilion design that shares elements common to recent flagship locations.

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Apple's first Latin American flagship store to open in September, construction well underway

05/29/2019, 03:05 pm

Originally scheduled to open its doors in early 2019, Apple's first Latin American flagship store is back on track for unveiling in an upscale Mexico City mall later this year after undergoing a major redesign to consolidate two stories of floorspace into one.

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Second Taiwan Apple store to open soon in Taipei's Xinyi District

05/24/2019, 02:05 am

Apple on Thursday quietly adorned construction barriers protecting a new retail location in Taiwan with company branding, confirming rumors that the tech giant will soon open a second outlet in the region.

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Apple site shortlist hints at first potential retail outlet for India

05/08/2019, 07:05 am

Apple is getting closer to opening its first major outlet in India, a report claims, with the iPhone maker said to have produced a shortlist of upmarket locations in Mumbai that could host an Apple Store, if it can gain the favor of the country's government.

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Apple scraps plans for first Australian 'global flagship' store

04/05/2019, 01:04 am

Apple has shelved plans to build its first global flagship retail store in Australia, as heritage authority officials effectively blocked development of the proposed Federation Square site by declining a demolition permit application.

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Artists claim Apple pays in goods instead of cash for Today at Apple sessions

03/14/2019, 03:03 pm

Apple has come under fire for failing to pay artists taking part in the Apple Store's Today at Apple sessions in San Francisco, after it was discovered participants were offered a free Apple product instead of receiving an appearance fee from the retail outlet.

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Angela Ahrendts talks future after Apple as Deirdre O'Brien receives stock bonus

02/07/2019, 07:02 pm

Angela Ahrendts on Thursday briefly commented on near-term plans after it was announced that she would depart her role as Apple's retail chief in April, while Ahrendts' successor, Deirdre O'Brien, took receipt of a stock bonus potentially worth tens of millions of dollars.

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Examining Angela Ahrendts' five-year tenure as head of Apple Retail

02/06/2019, 03:02 pm

Angela Ahrendts came to the Apple Stores with a history in fashion retail, and brought a track record of revitalizing failing firms. AppleInsider details how Tim Cook came to hire her and what the state of Apple Retail was when she took over.

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The secret of Apple's success in selling premium tech as an affordable luxury

12/19/2018, 01:12 pm

Apple's hardware designs, software, icons, marketing, retail strategy, and branding have all been closely copied by its rivals. One thing they aren't copying is Apple's vast, premium installed base of loyal buyers. That's the primary foundation of Apple's wildly successful, global business that's uniquely selling massive volumes of luxury-class, premium-priced products in markets where competitors fight over sales of low-priced commodity units with thin margins. Why can't anyone else achieve what Apple has?

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Walmart forecast to usurp Apple as No. 3 online retailer in U.S., Amazon widens overwhelming lead

11/16/2018, 11:11 pm

Big-box retailer Walmart is predicted to overtake Apple as America's third-largest online retailer by the end of 2018, a result of a wider slowdown in smartphone and consumer electronic sales, according to a report Friday.

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Amazon deal brings new iPhones and iPads to store in time for holidays

11/09/2018, 12:11 pm

Amazon will be expanding the selection of Apple products sold in its online store in the coming weeks, following an agreement with Apple to allow the online retailer to sell Apple's newest iPhone, iPad, and Apple Watch models.

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Apple reveals first Thailand store ahead of opening on Saturday

11/08/2018, 12:11 am

Apple on Wednesday offered a preview of its forthcoming Iconsiam outlet in Bangkok, Thailand, which will open on Saturday as the company's first retail presence in that country.

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Apple Stores reach 18,000 'Today at Apple' sessions weekly and will add 60 new lessons

10/30/2018, 11:10 am

Angela Ahrendts announces Today at Apple program of workshops and lessons is expanding with 60 new topics including ones on video, music and coding to begin in the New Year.

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