01/09/2014, China is a very lucrative market and Apple has been working hard to get a bigger piece of the pie. It faces tough competition there, not only from its main rival Samsung, but also from local vendors who make some of the most popular and best selling smartphones in the country. Despite that, China accounted for over 15 percent of Apple’s sales last year. The company has a good momentum […]
12/23/2013, It wouldn’t surprise anyone to hear that thieves prefer Apple devices. The company makes some of the most sought after devices in the world, and people are definitely willing to pay money. A number of Apple retail stores have been robbed in the past as well, the latest heist has taken place in Berlin, Germany. Thieves smashed a car into the store’s front door, grabbed whatever they could and sped […]
12/01/2013, Every year, World AIDS Day is observed on December 1st, where it is meant to help draw additional awareness among the general public concerning the seemingly never ending battle against the twin terrors of HIV and AIDS. Apple has nodded towards World AIDS Day by changing the color of their Apple Store logos to red, while some of the Apple Stores also took the extra step of using existing display […]
11/24/2013, We picked up on a rumor about a week ago that Apple might open several of its retail stores on Thanksgiving. Apparently the company’s retail marketing directors were pushing for this decision to capture the Thanksgiving and Black Friday shopping fever, joining retailers like Macy’s, Sears, Kmart, WalMart and a few others who will be opening up stores on the holiday. Apple was reportedly going to open several stores in […]
11/20/2013, It goes without saying that when it comes to viewing real estate, bigger tends to be a whole lot better for most of us. After all, that could be the very reason as to why phablets have started to be a whole lot more trendy than ever before, and this market segment is not showing any signs of slowing down along the way. Having said that, the Apple iPad has […]
11/11/2013, You know that the inevitable was going to happen when Apple introduced the iPad Air as well as the iPad mini with Retina display not too long ago, and that would be the respective devices appearing on Apple’s online store in due time. Cupertino’s modus operandi works this way – the moment a particular device is about to be introduced and made available online, the whole Apple Store would be […]
10/28/2013, Almost an year ago Apple confirmed that it would open an official retail store in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Though it didn’t exactly say when the store will be opened. Almost a year down the road there’s no official word about the progress of Brazil’s first ever Apple Retail Store. A new report suggests that the store might be opened up early next year, just in time for the 2014 […]
10/09/2013, It was rumored back in August that Apple was going to launch an iPhone trade-in program of its own. Third party retailers had offered such programs for quite some time, this was believed to be Tim Cook’s move to increase iPhone sales being made at the company’s own retail stores. Apple launched the program that month, allowing customers with older models to trade-in their smartphones. Up till now the program […]
10/01/2013, A number of Apple Retail Stores around the world have amazing design and architecture. At home, New York’s infamous Fifth Avenue store is one of them, and so is the store in Shanghai, China. A glass cylinder leads customers down to the Apple Retail Store in Shanghai, the company has now been awarded a patent for this design. The patent is called Glass building panel and building made therefrom, and it describes […]
09/10/2013, Apple sent out invites for an event to take place on September 10 just last week, with pretty much everyone speculating some new iPhones will be announced during the event which we have seen leaked information and photos of both the iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C in the past. Apple’s big event is taking place in just a few short hours, which means now would be the ideal time to take down […]
06/02/2013, WhatsApp earns more money in Germany for Google than Apple.
05/16/2013, Apple is on the move up, and I am not referring to their stock price, but rather, the fact that their flagship retail store in San Francisco is set to shift a few blocks away from its present location. Obviously, the new location will boast of a larger space and will be located in the City by the Bay’s high-end shopping district. In fact, Apple has already submitted its plans […]
01/14/2013, Customers at the Lincoln Park Apple Store in Chicago got an unexpected surprise yesterday evening. Eager Apple shoppers fearfully watched a dark-colored sedan drive through the Apple Store’s glass wall. Witnesses said that the sedan ran about five feet inside the store and stopped near the displayed accessories section. Wondering if it was a robbery, the police were surprised to find an elderly man inside the car.
11/07/2012, It looks like the Cupertino-based technology behemoth has just updated its Apple Store app on iOS just in time for upcoming Holiday season. A quick look at the Apple Store app for the iPhone, the iPad, and iPod touch reveals that it has been ramped up to version 2.4. So, what can iOS users expect from the update? First, the Apple Store on iOS will now allow users to buy […]