Tag Archive: Store


Apple Store logos turn red in support of World AIDS Day

For the fifth year in a row, Apple Stores across the globe are showing their support for World AIDS Day today by turning their logos red. The global event is used to raise awareness about the ongoing fight against AIDS and help fundraising efforts in the race to find a cure for the disease that […]

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Microsoft delivers an unexpected gift to Apple Store employees

Microsoft’s rivalry with Apple heated up this year when the company opened a flagship store on Fifth Ave in New York that looks a lot like an Apple Store. In the spirit of Christmas though, the company is calling for peace, and to show they mean it, they sent their employees caroling to the Fifth […]

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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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Chicago’s Apple Store blends cutting-edge design with classic architecture

Stunning new renderings, depicting the rumored Chicago Apple Store at the gateway to the city’s North Michigan Avenue shopping district, have appeared online, obtained by the Chicago Tribune. Check them out below. The designs depict a variation on Frank Lloyd Wright’s “quintessentially Midwestern Prairie Style homes,” with spectacular views of the Chicago River. Like the […]

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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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App Store search just got much smarter

A number of developers have reported noticing a difference in the way the iOS App Store now organizes search results. It appears Apple made changes around November 3 to the search algorithm to improve the relevancy of the results. Developers have identified multiple factors that are contributing to the new App Store search and overall, the changes are garnering positive feedback. […]

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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 Store accused of racism for kicking out black teens

An Apple Store in Australia has come under fire this week thanks to video footage of a store manager kicking six black school boys out of a store because security was worried they might steal something. Footage of the incident at the Melbourne store hit the Internet on Tuesday, causing a an outcry on social […]

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Angela Ahrendts talks transforming the Apple Store

Apple’s retail guru Angela Ahrendts took to the stage at Fast Company‘s ongoing Innovation Festival to talk her role as senior vice president for retail and online stores. With the highest sales-per-square-foot of any U.S. retailer, the Apple Stores were hardly in need of a total overhaul, but Ahrendts nonetheless discussed the ways she’s trying to […]

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