Burberry CEO to Join Apple as SVP of Retail and Online Stores

ANGELA AHRENDTS

Apple has announced that Burberry CEO, Angela Ahrendts, will join the company as senior vice president of retail and online stores. The new position has been created for Ahrendts who will report directly to CEO Tim Cook. Burberry and Apple had recently partnered together to capture Spring / Summer 2014 runway show using the new iPhone 5s. Burberry showcased beautiful … Read More

Ravin MohindruBurberry CEO to Join Apple as SVP of Retail and Online Stores

iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c Launching in India on November 1

iPhone 5s India Launch Date November 1

Today Apple issued a press release announcing two new phases of the iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c launch. It was revealed that the company will launch the new iPhones in 35 new countries on October 25 and in additional 16 countries on November 1 which will include India. During the iPhone keynote event Apple CEO, Tim Cook, announced that the company will … Read More

Ravin MohindruiPhone 5s and iPhone 5c Launching in India on November 1

Walmart to Expand ‘Scan & Go’ iPhone Self-Checkout Systems To Over 200 Stores

Walmart Scan Pay Go iPhone App

According to a report from Reuters, Walmart is expanding its ‘Scan & Go’ Self-checkout system to over 200 of its retail stores. The system, which is similar to Apple’s own EasyPay system is modeled around iOS devices and allows customers of Walmart stores to pay for their shopping items at a checkout station while exiting the store. For now, “Scan … Read More

Kaled AliWalmart to Expand ‘Scan & Go’ iPhone Self-Checkout Systems To Over 200 Stores

Apple Inc. (AAPL) Looking to Increase iPhone Sales in India

Indian iTunes Store Apple

According to The Wall Street Journal, Apple Inc. (AAPL) is looking to increase sales of its products in India, which is quickly becoming one of the larger markets in the world. The report notes that AAPL is ‘making moves’ to increase sales, meaning that the company is starting to build a larger presence by increasing the number of employees and … Read More

Kaled AliApple Inc. (AAPL) Looking to Increase iPhone Sales in India

Apple Moves Forward with Plans to Open Online Store in Russia, Posts Job Listings

Apple Online Store in Russia

Apple is continuing to expand its international presence, setting up its Online Stores, iTunes Music store, and App Store all over the world. The Cupertino, California based company introduced its iTunes Music store in 56 new countries, including Russia late last year and is now moving forward with plans to launch an Online store in Russia. Rumors about the store … Read More

Kaled AliApple Moves Forward with Plans to Open Online Store in Russia, Posts Job Listings

Apple Inc. (AAPL) VP of Retail Jerry McDougal Leaves Company, Replaced by VP of Finance, Jim Bean

Jerry McDougal

Apple Inc. (AAPL) has had yet another management shift, making it the third retail executive departure from the company in the past year. According to IFOAppleStore, Apple’s VP of Retail, Jerry McDougal has left the company to spend more time with his family. McDougal has been a part of the company for 12 years, running Apple’s retail marketing, product merchandising, … Read More

Kaled AliApple Inc. (AAPL) VP of Retail Jerry McDougal Leaves Company, Replaced by VP of Finance, Jim Bean

iPhone 5, iPad mini, and Fourth-Generation iPad Launching in China in December

New iPad and iPad mini

Apple’s new product lineup, including the iPhone 5, iPad mini, and fourth generation iPad is finally coming to China, after the Cupertino company had trouble with specific certifications that the country requires. Earlier in the week, the iPhone 5 received certification in China, and was eligible to go on sale. On Friday, Apple announced that they would be bringing the … Read More

Kaled AliiPhone 5, iPad mini, and Fourth-Generation iPad Launching in China in December

iPhone 5 Shipping Estimates Begin Dropping to One Week

iPhone 5 Shipping Estimates

Apple’s iPhone 5 is becoming more available online and in its retail stores, as the supply for the product catches up to the initial demand. The iPhone 5’s shipping estimate on the Online Store dropped to one week today, only a few days after dropping to two weeks. The new shipping estimate is going live in North America and in … Read More

Kaled AliiPhone 5 Shipping Estimates Begin Dropping to One Week

Apple Inc. (AAPL) Sells 3 Million iPads in Three Days

iPad mini

Apple Inc. (AAPL) began selling its new iPad mini and the 4th generation iPad just last week and has already sold a record three million iPads in three days. According to Apple, this number is double the previous first weekend record of 1.5 million Wi-Fi models sold for the third generation iPad this past March. Apple noted in the press … Read More

Kaled AliApple Inc. (AAPL) Sells 3 Million iPads in Three Days

Apple Collecting Donations on iTunes for Relief Efforts

Apple Retail Store

Over 30 retail stores on the East Coast of America, including 4 Apple Stores in NYC shut down earlier this week because of Hurricane Sandy, which swept across the NorthEast region and knocked out power to much of Lower Manhattan and uprooted trees and even the roofs of houses. Apple’s 14th Street location in Manhattan, pictured above, is one of … Read More

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Apple Opens New Palo Alto Retail Store to Public

apple palo alto retail store

This past Saturday, Apple opened the doors to its new retail location in Palo Alto, where media was allowed in to take pictures and partake in the grand opening celebration. The new Palo Alto, located at 340 University Drive is several miles from Apple’s corporate headquarters and will now serve more customers in the area, those that would otherwise crowd … Read More

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Apple Inc. (AAPL) to Open Wangfujing Street Retail Store, Third Store in Beijing

Apple retail Wangfujing

Early last week, reports of Apple Inc. (AAPL) opening a third store in Beijing were published, with photos from chinese site MicGadget showing the entrance of the new store under construction. On Sunday, Apple confirmed that they are going to open the third store in Beijing, located on the iconic Wangfujing Street. The Cupertino, Calif., company confirmed that the store … Read More

Kaled AliApple Inc. (AAPL) to Open Wangfujing Street Retail Store, Third Store in Beijing

Watch iPhone 5 Unboxing Video

iPhone 5 unboxing

The iPhone 5 was announced on September 12th during one of Apple’s popular media events in San Francisco. Since then, customers have pre-ordered over 2 million of the devices. The iPhone 5 is now widely available at retail stores. However, many users received early arrivals for their new phone, and are posting iPhone 5 unboxing videos on YouTube. A UK … Read More

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Apple Offers Employees 50GB of Free iCloud Storage As a Perk

50gbicloud

Apple offers its employees a number of perks, for keeping the company’s retail stores operating smoothly on a daily basis. The latest perk Apple is offering is slightly odd, to say the least. The Cupertino company is offering their retail employees an upgrade to 50GB of free iCloud storage as opposed to the 5GB offered on a standard account. The … Read More

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Apple Inc. (AAPL) To Open Its First Swedish Retail Store

Apple Store Sweden

Apple Inc. (AAPL) has retail stores all over the world, most recently in China and is now looking to spread out to other parts of the world, the latest country being Sweden. The Cupertino company reportedly filed for a business registration certificate and even began hiring for the store. Apple’s products are already available if many countries, even those without … Read More

Kaled AliApple Inc. (AAPL) To Open Its First Swedish Retail Store