Tag Archive: Retail


After an expansion into China that is nothing short of spectacular, Apple next has its sights set on India, with its vast population of 1.2 billion citizens and rapidly-growing smartphone market. With that in mind, the company is reportedly finalizing plans… Read more ›

iPhone 6 demand leads to retail boom Down Under

Apple may be blamed for wrecking Finland’s economy with its success, but according to new figures from Australia’s Bureau of Statistics the popularity of the iPhone can help rescue economies, too. Retail turnover in the country jumped 1.2% in September,… Read more ›

First of all Microsoft announces plans for a flagship Fifth Avenue Store to compete with Apple’s iconic glass cube, and now Amazon apparently wants to get in on the brick-and-mortar game, too. According to the Wall Street Journal, Amazon plans to open… Read more ›

Microsoft has copied (or “been inspired by”) many, many Apple innovations over the years, and now it’s set to copy the location of its most famous Apple Store of all. That’s right: the Windows maker is set to open up… Read more ›

Ron Johnson revolutionized the retail shopping world when he left Target in 2000 to join Apple and design the entire Apple Store shopping experience with Steve Jobs. Now, coming off a 17-month stint as the CEO of JC Penney, Ron… Read more ›

For a certain subset of Apple fans, the only thing more exciting than Cupertino unleashing a new device upon the world is the box they choose to unleash it in. Apple is famous for its sexy, minimalist packaging design, and… Read more ›

For a certain subset of Apple fans, the only thing more exciting than Cupertino unleashing a new device upon the world is the box they choose to unleash it in. Apple is famous for its sexy, minimalist packaging design, and… Read more ›

Apple doesn’t have an official retail presence in the Middle East… yet. Recent job listings spotted by ifoAppleStore indicate that the company is looking to open at least one store in the United Arab Emirates by next year. “The job… Read more ›

Over the weekend, UK newspaper The Mirror published a series of photos which they claim is a working unit of Apple’s 4.7-inch iPhone 6, complete with retail box. “There’s no 100% proof that the photos are authentic, but the details… Read more ›

iOS 8 is cruising through the final stages of development ahead of its fall release, and while most users can’t wait for its arrival, one NY-based startup already had to cut a third of its staff, after privacy changes in iOS 8… Read more ›