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Apple Retail Stores Around the World Now Featuring Red Logos for World AIDS Day

In honor of World AIDS Day, which takes place on December 1, Apple has started turning the Apple Store logos at many of its retail locations around the world red. Apple CEO Tim Cook shared some photos of the red logos on Twitter this afternoon. Apple stores around the world are turning red to honor …

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Apple Store Expansion in China Said to Have Slowed Due to Red Tape, Fraud, and Other Factors

In 2015 and 2016, Apple aggressively expanded its retail presence in China with 30 new stores, according to the Apple Storefronts tracker. Since the start of 2017, however, Apple has opened just five new locations in the country. Apple’s newest store in China in Suzhou The Information’s Wayne Ma has shared a report today that …

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iPhone XR Launch Day Continues Around the World

Following the first deliveries to customers in Australia and New Zealand, iPhone XR launch day continues around the world. Buongiorno Piazza Liberty! Milan is one of my favorite cities and I am very happy to be here with you today. Around the world, we hope everyone is enjoying the new iPhone XR! pic.twitter.com/hmJb8yrNCM— Tim Cook …

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Apple Investigating Battery Incident at Amsterdam Store, No Customers or Employees Required Medical Attention

Yesterday afternoon, first responders were called to an Apple Store in Amsterdam, reportedly due to a leaking iPad battery on the premise. Apple has since confirmed that it is investigating the incident, but ensures that the store has been declared safe, and that there were no injuries of any kind reported. Image Credit: AS Media …

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The First-Ever Apple Store, Introduced by Steve Jobs in 2001, Set to Receive Facelift [Update: No]

The very first Apple Store opened its doors on May 19, 2001, at the Tysons Corner Center shopping mall in McLean, Virginia, near Washington D.C. Now, just over 17 years later, those doors may soon close temporarily. Apple Tysons Corner Planning documents filed with the Department of Planning and Zoning in Fairfax County, Virginia this …

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Apple Revises Plans for Contentious Federation Square Store in Australia

Apple today submitted revised blueprints for its planned Federation Square retail store location in Melbourne, Australia, according to the Federation Square website. Apple first announced the new flagship store in December, set to be built at Federation Square, a shopping center, public square, and mixed-used space in the heart of Melbourne. The new Federation Square …

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Apple Store Modernization Efforts Continue From Los Angeles to London

Apple’s process of modernizing its chain of over 500 retail stores continues in several major cities around the world. Over the weekend, Apple celebrated the grand opening of its relocated Beverly Center store in Los Angeles. Apple’s original store in the shopping mall, opened November 2005, permanently closed at the end of Friday. Apple’s new …

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Apple Store in Atlantic City, New Jersey Shutting Down

Apple is closing its Apple Store located in Atlantic City, New Jersey, which will affect 52 employees who currently work at the store and will need to be relocated, reports Bloomberg. Apple has filed a Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification with the state of New Jersey signaling its intention to shutter the store. It’s not …

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Apple Store Employees to Celebrate Earth Day With Green Shirts Starting This Week

Apple Store employees will celebrate Earth Day by again wearing green shirts instead of traditional navy blue for the next few weeks. Apple’s retail chief Angela Ahrendts with employees ahead of Earth Day in 2017 Apple has already provided many of its retail employees with the new uniform, which they will begin wearing as early …

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Apple to Open New Retail Store in Vienna, Austria on February 24

Apple will open a retail store in the Austrian capital of Vienna on Saturday, February 24 according to a new webpage for the store published recently on Apple’s site. The new three-story Vienna Apple Store is located on Kärntner Straße, a famous shopping street in central Vienna, and for the last several months, Apple has …

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Apple Shares New Photos of First Store in South Korea, Opening January 27

Apple’s first store in South Korea is set to open on Saturday, January 27, and ahead of the store’s official launch date, Apple has shared photos showing off the new location. Apple Garosugil is located in the upscale Garosugil shopping area in the heart of the well-known Gangnam District in Seoul. The store, which is …

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Apple Store in Nashville Closing in Early February During Renovations

Apple recently announced that its Green Hills retail store in Nashville, Tennessee will be temporarily closed for renovations beginning February 11. Apple Store at The Mall at Green Hills in 2008 Apple Green Hills will likely remain closed until late 2018, so customers will have to venture a bit further south to Apple’s nearby store …

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Apple's 500th Store and First in Korea Opening January 27 Ahead of 2018 Winter Olympics

Apple today announced that its first retail store in South Korea opens on Saturday, January 27, at 10:00 a.m. local time, just a few weeks prior to the 2018 Winter Olympics opening ceremony in Pyeongchang on Friday, February 9. The store is located in the upscale Garosu-gil shopping area in the Gangnam District of Seoul, …

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Apple Stores to Host Free 'Hour of Code' Sessions in Early December

Apple today announced it has opened registration for free all-ages “Hour of Code” sessions between December 4 and December 10 of this year at all of its nearly 500 retail stores around the world. Apple also introduced a new Hour of Code challenge in the Swift Playgrounds app for iPad that invites students to build …

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Apple Retail Stores Offering iPad Pro 'Sketch Walks' in Celebration of Urban Sketchers 10th Anniversary

Apple is offering a series of “sketch walks” hosted by well-known artists to celebrate the 10th anniversary of Urban Sketchers, a global community of artists that are dedicated to on-location drawing. Many artists who are members of Urban Sketchers have adopted the iPad Pro as a drawing tool of choice, including Uma Kelkar from San …

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