Thailand Gets Its First Apple Store

Apple is finally opening up a new retail store in Thailand, the most popular tourist destination in South East Asia. American travellers would definitely want to visit this new store, even though they have countless stores in their own soil. The store marks Apple’s expansion in South East Asia and looks like the company won’t hold back until it pops up a few more stores in that continent. Read More

South Korea’s First Apple Store Opening On 27th January

Apple’s first store in South Korea will be coming up on 27th January. An image on a South Korean forum shows a store covered in a colourful banner with text added below indicating the official opening of the store.

This store is expected to be Apple’s 500th retail store around the world. The store is set to open up a few weeks prior to the Winter Olympics 2018 Winter Olympics opening ceremony in Pyeongchang on Friday, February 9. Read More

Apple’s New “Next Generation” Outlet Opens In Memphis

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This past week Apple launched one of their first “Next Generation” Apple outlet in Saddle Creek, Memphis, Tennessee. This new “shop” comes with some great wooden panels and accessories, a logo-less facade and a bright 37 – foot TV display, probably the first of its kind, . According to AppleInsider, the one of its kind TV only costed close to about $1.5 million. Read More

All Hail The New Online Apple Store!

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After executing a few design tweaks, the ‘Store’ tab on Apple’s official website, which was its portal to ‘store.apple.com’ has been removed. All its products still show up the ‘Buy now’ option which, when clicked, adds the product to the ‘Shopping bag’ instead of the traditional ‘Cart’. The new ‘Shopping bag’ icon is situated on the extreme right of the navigation bar and evokes a drop down menu which links with user’s ‘bag,’ favorite items, orders, account information and an option to log out. The search bar has also been redesigned with four categories: Explore, Accessories, Support and Apple Stores. Read More

Is Apple Ignoring India?

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With another Apple retail store opening soon in Turkey and Apple Stores chief Angela Ahrendts’ plan to open 30 stores in China by 2016, one wonders why there still aren’t any Apple stores in India. Not that there aren’t places that you can’t buy an iPhone or iPad from. But these are generic phone and network providers, not a glass fronted building sporting a proud Apple logo. Is Apple ignoring India? Read More

Microsoft Plans To Open Retail Store Close To Apple’s Fifth Avenue Store

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The 8700 sq. ft. space at 677 Fifth Avenue, which was previously occupied by Fendi, might be Microsoft’s first ever New York City retail store. This is just a few blocks away from Apple’s Fifth Avenue store. The software giant wants to setup a permanent store near one of its competitors’ most iconic locations, reports New York’s Daily News. Read More

Next Weekend Apple Opens Its Eleventh Store In China

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Next weekend Apple will open its new retail store in China, making it the eleventh Apple Store in the country. The new store is located in the Paradise Walk Mall in the Jiangbei District of Chongqing. Last week, Apple had put up a large colourful banner on the front of the store to inform passersby about the launch. The design of the store is similar to the format Apple has been following, i.e. glass entryway. The front is fully made of glass, and the sides of the store seem to be built of black blocks. Read More