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January 24, 2019
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Sale of Apple’s Michigan Avenue flagship store will mark one of Chicago’s most expensive retail real estate deals

Since opening in October 2017, Apple Michigan Avenue on the Chicago River has become a must-see destination for Apple fans, architecture enthusiasts, and creative professionals. The Foster + Partners-designed store draws visitors from the Magnificent Mile shopping corridor, offering stunning … Continue reading

December 9, 2018
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Aggressive new in-store iPhone marketing clouds Apple’s retail message

Following its four-day Black Friday shopping event last month, Apple has continued to incentivize customers to purchase a new iPhone with limited time discounts through the Apple GiveBack program. The trade-in offer, which was initially promoted with increasingly pervasive online marketing, … Continue reading

October 29, 2018
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Apple’s Chinese retail growth stalled by fraud & competition, forcing repositioning

Apple’s retail expansion in China is reportedly being stymied by a number of factors, putting it well short of ambitious goals the company had earlier this decade. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

July 14, 2018
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Apple’s new outdoor amphitheater and retail store in Milan, Italy set to open on July 26th

In the heart of Milan, Apple is making final preparations to open their 17th store in Italy. The new location will be the first in the country to fully embrace the idea of Apple stores as modern day town squares, an … Continue reading

April 2, 2018
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New photos reportedly depict second Apple retail location in Macau under wraps

A new report today from Storeteller offers photos of what is claimed to be Apple’s second retail location in the Chinese region of Macau. According to the report, the store is expected to be completed by the end of June. … Continue reading

March 23, 2018
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Gallery: Apple promotes upcoming Shinjuku store and Japanese retail expansion with vivid imagery, neon signage

After revealing the location of a new retail store in Tokyo earlier this week, Apple is now promoting the grand opening of Apple Shinjuku with a new neon-themed video, signage, and promotional imagery on the company’s Japanese website. more… 9to5Mac

March 22, 2018
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Angela Ahrendts touts Apple’s investment in Japan, says ‘several’ new retail stores coming

Earlier this week, Apple officially announced that it will open its new Japanese store in Tokyo’s retail district of Shinjuku on April 7th. Now, Angela Ahrendts is teasing that Apple has a lot more planned for Japan customers, with this store only … Continue reading

February 1, 2018
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Apple completes renovation of historic storefront at first Austrian retail location, opening set for February 24th

Left photo via Mario Habenbacher on Twitter. After well over a year of planning and construction, Apple’s first ever retail store in Austria has an opening date set for February 24th, according to a teaser page on Apple’s retail website. … Continue reading

January 30, 2018
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Jennifer Bailey talks Apple Pay growth, Apple’s own retail efforts, and more to kickoff 2018

Earlier this month, Apple Pay head Jennifer Bailey attended the National Retail Federation conference in New York City, talking about Apple’s effect on retail with Apple Pay, its own retail stores, and more. Bailey explained at the event that Apple … Continue reading

January 27, 2018
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Angela Ahrendts greets visitors at grand opening of Apple’s first retail store in South Korea

Photos via BumMo Koo and YouTube Update: Angela Ahrendts has posted her own congratulatory message and photo on Twitter. Today, Apple celebrated completion of their first retail location in South Korea with a public grand opening. Photos and video of … Continue reading

January 25, 2018
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Apple teases Seoul, South Korea retail store w/ new pictures ahead of Saturday’s opening

As we reported earlier this month, Apple is set to open its first store in South Korea this weekend, on January 27th. Ahead of that grand opening, the company has shared new images of the store in a press release… … Continue reading

October 5, 2017
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India may grant Apple retail presence, tax breaks in exchange for building iPhones locally

Apple has asked the Indian government for a number of exemptions following the start of production of iPhones within the country, and officials signaled on Thursday that they are weighing the requests. AppleInsider – Frontpage News