New Toronto Apple store may open its doors in December

Apple Store Eaton
Apple Store Eaton (Image credit: iMore)

What you need to know

  • Apple's new Toronto store may open its doors in the coming weeks.
  • A report suggests that it could open as early as the first half of December.
  • Apple's new 10,000 sq. ft. store will replace the existing Eaton Centre store.

A report suggests that Apple may be planning to open its brand new Toronto store in just a matter of weeks.

According to MacRumors, Apple's new store inside Toronto's Eaton Centre may open as early as Saturday, December 14. The report notes that Today At Apple sessions are only scheduled up to December 6 in the old store, which could suggest a launch on December 7. However, the source of the story claims that employee training could push back the store's opening until the following weekend.

The new Apple Store will replace the existing Eaton Centre store. It will be located near the Queen Street entrance to the mall, taking the place of Abercrombie & Fitch. The new store will be twice as big as the current Eaton Centre Store at 10,000-square-feet.

Apple will likely be keen to get the doors open on the new store before the holidays begin, it seems that given this latest report, it may well be on course for an early December opening.

Stephen Warwick
News Editor

Stephen Warwick has written about Apple for five years at iMore and previously elsewhere. He covers all of iMore's latest breaking news regarding all of Apple's products and services, both hardware and software. Stephen has interviewed industry experts in a range of fields including finance, litigation, security, and more. He also specializes in curating and reviewing audio hardware and has experience beyond journalism in sound engineering, production, and design.

Before becoming a writer Stephen studied Ancient History at University and also worked at Apple for more than two years. Stephen is also a host on the iMore show, a weekly podcast recorded live that discusses the latest in breaking Apple news, as well as featuring fun trivia about all things Apple. Follow him on Twitter @stephenwarwick9