What you need to know
- Apple's new South Korea store might open next week.
- A press preview event is reportedly scheduled for February 24.
A new report says Apple's Yeouido store in western Seoul will host a press preview event next week.
The public opening date has not been specified, but the report notes the store is expected to open this month, leaving just a small window following the press event and suggesting an opening next weekend could be on the cards.
The new store in Seoul's financial district was announced back in November, and is located on level one of the IFC mall. From the store's teaser page:
The YNA report notes Apple is reportedly planning to open two further stores in the country in Myeongdong, Seoul, and in Busan.
You can watch this teaser video and download wallpapers from Apple in advance of the store's opening.
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