Tag Archive: Resellers

iPhone 6 resellers crowd out Apple fans at front of lines

SAN FRANCISCO — Since Apple won’t be selling the iPhone 6 in China for some time, early buyers of the smartphone have an opportunity to make a quick profit by reselling the hot handset on the gray market. The first…Read more ›

Apple Plans To Triple Number Of Authorized Resellers In India By 2015


For Apple to really compete with Samsung in terms of global smartphone marketshare, many analysts believe Apple will have to release a cheaper iPhone to appeal to customers in India and China.

As talk of a cheaper iPhone has ramped up over the last few months, Apple is also planning to increase its presence in India by tripling the number of exclusive authorized reseller stores in the country from 65 to 200 by 2015.

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Apple Prepping Its Resellers For September 12th iPad Mini Announcement [Rumor]

September is going to be a big month for Apple fans, with more confirmation today revealing that an official media event is scheduled to take place Wednesday, September 12th. Apple is expected to announce the next iPhone at the event and then make the smartphone available the following Friday, September 21st.

While a new iPhone is on the cards, there seems to be slightly less assurance that we’ll see the rumored  [Read More…]

Apple Hits Faux Resellers in U.S. with Lawsuit

Apple was granted a temporary restraining order for trademark infringement against several U.S. unauthorized resellers. On July 25, Apple lawyers filed a complaint that named three companies in a lawsuit. On Aug 4 notably after the brouhaha over the cloned China stores U.S. District Court Judge Kiyo Matsumoto granted a preliminary injunction against the defendants and issued a temporary restraining order. Apple may have found out about two  [Read More…]

Faux Apple Resellers Pop up in Europe

Inside unauthorized reseller iPhone + in Tbilisi, via Facebook.

Apples retail model has inspired a flattering crop of copycats. After the news of the China clone stores, it looks like there is a thriving crop of pseudo-Apple resellers in Georgia. Site Eurasia.net reports that in addition to the three authorized Apple resellers in the former Soviet Republic of Georgia, a number of fake Apple stores have sprung up in  [Read More…]

iPad Selling Out at Resellers, iPad 2 Announcement Soon?

Click the image to open in full size. It’s pretty much a given that we’re gonna see the announcement of the next-generation iPad some time in the next month, but now evidence is beginning to mount that we could be hearing from Apple very soon. Even as it seems more and more likely that we’ll get some new MacBook Pros this week, it looks like the iPad is now sold out at several major  [Read More…]