Tag Archive: Retail


Apple erects giant display worth $1.5 million in ‘next-gen’ retail store

Whether it’s adding tree-lined avenues in store, or high-tech display tables for showing off the Apple Watch or new iPhone, the design of the Apple Store is constantly changing. The latest innovation is a giant floor-to-ceiling promo television display, which can be seen at Apple’s Saddle Creek Store in Germantown, Tennessee. And you thought the 12.9-inch iPad […]

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Apple pays $1,800 damages after retail store wiped pensioner’s iPhone

A 68-year-old O.A.P. has been awarded £1,200 ($ 1,800) in compensation after Apple Store employees accidentally deleted the photos and contacts on his iPhone. Newly-married Deric White took his iPhone 5 to the Genius Bar at Apple’s flagship London retail store after it suffered a technical fault — only for staff to delete his data, which contained photos […]

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Apple set to open its fifth retail store in Beijing

Apple’s string of brick-and-mortar Apple Store openings in China is set to continue with the upcoming opening of its new Chaoyang Joy City shopping mall store in Beijing. Apple’s fifth Beijing store will open its doors next weekend, Sunday November 29 at 10am local time. Having previously been vocal about his belief that China is […]

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Apple confirms its first Singapore retail store is on the way

We’ve written about it previously, but Apple has finally come out and confirmed that its first retail store in Southeast Asia, located in Singapore, will open soon. “We have more than 900 incredible employees working in our Singapore contact center and are thrilled to begin hiring the team that will open our first Apple Store […]

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Apple now hiring for its first Singapore retail store

Apple’s first brick-and-mortar retail store in Singapore is one step closer, with Cupertino hiring staff to man its next Apple Store expansion. The company’s website lists 14 job postings for the store, with positions including business manager, business specialist, and Apple Store leader. The retail store itself is expected to open in 2016. At present, the […]

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Apple won’t have to compensate retail employees for waiting in line

Apple won’t have to stump up the cash for back-paying thousands of current and former employees at Apple Stores across California, according to the ruling of a federal judge. The lawsuit was brought against Apple in 2013 by two former retail employees — claiming that Apple’s policy of mandatory bag searches after work had cost them dozens […]

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Apple retail boss to talk biz at Bloomberg’s ‘Year Ahead’ conference

Apple’s senior VP of retail, Angela Ahrendts, is set to take the stage at one of this year’s biggest business conferences hosted by Bloomberg later this month. Ahrendts has been noticeably absent from the spotlight since leaving her spot as the CEO of Burberry back in 2013 to run Apple’s retail empire. Her mysterious elusiveness […]

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Apple rejects offer to sell Adele’s latest CD in retail stores

It’s been years since Apple got rid of CD drives in Macs, but apparently Adele didn’t get the memo. That’s all we can conclude from a new report, claiming that the team behind the gazillion album-selling songstress tried — and failed — to persuade Apple to sell physical CD copies of her upcoming album, 25, in […]

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Apple’s retail store assault on China linked to weak online sales

Apple is opening yet another major brick-and-mortar Apple retail store in China this weekend. But according to a new report, the company’s retail assault on China is linked with a more negative factor: weaker than expected online sales. The report suggests that Chinese consumers’ use of Apple’s online shopping website has been more disappointing than Apple hoped. Part […]

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Apple wants to stop rivals ripping off one of its most iconic retail store designs

In the West, the most iconic Apple Store is probably the company’s glass cube for its Fifth Avenue flagship store in New York. In the East, however, arguably Apple’s most recognizable retail outlet design is the 30-foot glass cylinder used for both the company’s… Read more ›