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Animagic iPads take over Apple Retail

Animagic iPads take over Apple Retail

Apple Retail often puts up clever, imaginative displays to show off their products, and this "animagic" iPad display is one of the cleverest and most imaginative yet. It features five iPad Air 2 tablets, each with a distinctively colored Smart Cover — blue, green, pink, red, and yellow — that...
Apple Retail roundtable: The stores of today and tomorrow

Apple Retail roundtable: The stores of today and tomorrow

April will mark the one year anniversary of Apple's SVP of Retail and Online, Angela Ahrendts, joining the company, and it sounds like the training wheels are off and the retail veteran is ready to start making her mark on the company. Amidst new stores launched and announced, and ongoing rumors...
Radio Shack, Apple and the ever-changing face of retail

Radio Shack, Apple and the ever-changing face of retail

Reports indicate that Radio Shack, that venerable retail electronics store chain, will soon file for bankruptcy protection. Amazon and Sprint are reportedly interested in acquiring some of the retail locations for their own purposes. It's a sad footnote to a company that holds a dear place in my...
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Apple Stores will reportedly let patrons test in-ear headphones before they buy

A new report claims that Apple will let people who come into its retail stores try out a number of its in-ear headphones before they made a purchase decision. According to 9to5Mac Beginning this week, when a customer is interested in purchasing in-ear headphones, an Apple Store employee will...
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Apple reportedly rolling out significant changes to Genius Bar

Apple Retail is reportedly in the process of overhauling its Genius Bar experience. In a bid to better serve customers, starting from the week of March 9, a new initiative dubbed "Concierge" will be rolled out to replace walk-in appointments. The program involves Apple Store employees using an...
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Apple's new West Lake store in China is simply stunning

Apple's retail stores have always been attractive places, but their newest store in at the West Lake shopping center in Hangzhou, China, is more than attractive: it's gorgeous. Nearly nine years after the opening of the iconic Fifth Avenue cube, the West Lake Store continues Apple's traditions of...
Switch to iPhone: For Apple Store and AppleCare

Switch to iPhone: For Apple Store and AppleCare

There's never been a better time to switch to iPhone. Whether you're tempted for yourself or looking to help the Android user in your life, the all-new, all-better iPhone 6 and iPhone-6-plus make the move more compelling than ever — especially when you add the value of Apple Stores and AppleCare...
Apple Retail roundtable: The stores of today and tomorrow

Apple Retail roundtable: The stores of today and tomorrow

April will mark the one year anniversary of Apple's SVP of Retail and Online, Angela Ahrendts, joining the company, and it sounds like the training wheels are off and the retail veteran is ready to start making her mark on the company. Amidst new stores launched and announced, and ongoing rumors...
Radio Shack, Apple and the ever-changing face of retail

Radio Shack, Apple and the ever-changing face of retail

Reports indicate that Radio Shack, that venerable retail electronics store chain, will soon file for bankruptcy protection. Amazon and Sprint are reportedly interested in acquiring some of the retail locations for their own purposes. It's a sad footnote to a company that holds a dear place in my...
Anybody who can't make money off iPads or TUAW should get out of the money-making business

Anybody who can't make money off iPads or TUAW should get out of the money-making business

Like many in our industry, I'm deeply saddened to see yet another fantastic Mac blog crumple as a result of big business decisions, putting several wonderful Mac writers out of work. This also, unfortunately, seems to have resurrected the always-fun topic: "There's no market for niche blogs...
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Apple will reportedly open its first store in Queens, New York later in 2015

Apple is reportedly constructing its first retail store in the New York City borough of Queens, with plans to open the store sometime later in 2015. The location is reportedly at the Queens Center Mall and will be the largest such mall-based Apple Store in New York. A few months ago, rumors...
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Apple Watch Edition will reportedly be stored in special safes inside Apple Stores

The gold version of the upcoming Apple Watch could be stored in safes installed inside Apple Retail Store. 9to5Mac: The safes will likely be used to carry both to-be-sold inventory as well as to store demo units from the show floor overnight. The custom-designed safes will be outfitted with...
Apple collaborates with artists on another mural for its next Chinese store opening

Apple collaborates with artists on another mural for its next Chinese store opening

After collaborating with artist Wang Dongling to create a mural for its Hangzhou, China store opening last week, Apple has prepared another for its Chongqing store which will open on January 31. Apple says that this new mural is a collaboration between international artists and photographer...

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