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Apple reportedly eying new flagship store location at LA's Broadway Trade Center

ifoAppleStore, which traditionally has a pretty solid track record when it comes to monitoring Apple's retail initiatives, reports that Apple might have its eye on a gargantuan new retail space for a flagship store in the Los Angeles area. The space in question is the Broadway Trade Center, a...

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Former NBA player Rex Chapman arrested after stealing over $14,000 in merchandise from an Apple store

AZfamily is reporting that former NBA star Rex Chapman was arrested in Scottsdale, Arizona yesterday after stealing over $14,000 in Apple merchandise from an Apple retail store over the course of a few weeks. Chapman subsequently pawned the stolen goods for cold hard cash. Police began...

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World's largest Apple retail store may soon be built in Dubai

Edgar Daily reports that an upcoming Apple retail store planned for the Mall of the Emirates in Dubai may prove to be Apple's largest yet. After regional media picked up on UAE-based job advertisements by the Californian company, we have insider knowledge that the Majid Al Futtaim owned mall...

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The TUAW Daily Update Podcast for May 19, 2014

It's the TUAW Daily Update, your source for Apple news in a convenient audio format. You'll get some the top Apple stories of the day in three to five minutes for a quick review of what's happening in the Apple world. You can listen to today's Apple stories by clicking the player at the top of...

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The TUAW Daily Update Podcast for May 16, 2014

It's the TUAW Daily Update, your source for Apple news in a convenient audio format. You'll get some the top Apple stories of the day in three to five minutes for a quick review of what's happening in the Apple world. You can listen to today's Apple stories by clicking the player at the top of...

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Angela Ahrendts begins her tenure as Apple's retail chief this week

Apple announced this past October that it had tapped Burberry CEO Angela Ahrendts to serve as the company's Senior VP of Retail. While there was some speculation as to just when Ahrendts would specifically assume her post, Tim Cook announced during Apple's earnings conference call last week that...

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Heartwarming Apple story of the month

This is an absolutely heartwarming story about a kid named Bennett who recently had one of his dreams come true. Bennett was born a few weeks premature and, as a result, is visually impaired to a degree. Sadly, Bennett's vision will become progressively worse with time, so his parents were...

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Stonestown Galleria Apple retail store grand re-opening set for December 14

Apple's Stonestown Galleria Apple Retail Store in San Francisco is about to re-open following a massive transformation, reports ifo Apple Store. Previously, the Apple Store in one of San Francisco's most popular malls was one of the narrowest Apple retail stores out there, measuring just 25 feet...

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New web tracker shows US Retina iPad mini availability

The folks at SeaTurtle.org want to help you find your next iOS device and have setup a web tracker and notification service for Apple's latest iPhone and tablets, including the Retina iPad mini. The online tracker allows you to enter your ZIP code and select your iPad or iPhone model. The...

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Apple sends takedown notice to popular iPad, iPhone inventory-tracking website

Apple is not happy with Apple-tracker.com, a website that allows you to find iPad and iPhone inventory at local Apple retail stores, and is forcing the service to shut down. According to a note on Apple-tracker.com, Apple sent a DMCA takedown notice claiming the site "scrapes and collects data...

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Apple's first retail store in Brazil may open as soon as March 2014

With over 400 Apple retail stores worldwide, you might be surprised to know that Apple hasn't yet expanded its retail chain into Latin America. According to a recent report from 9to5Mac, however, that may be poised to change in just a few months. Mark Gurman reports that Apple is planning to open...

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The parallels between Angela Ahrendts tenure at Burberry and Steve Jobs' return to Apple

The more I read about Angela Ahrendts, Apple's new retail hire, the more it becomes clear that she will be a valued and effective addition to Apple's executive team. What's more, Ahrendts views on retail and the consumer experience seem to align quite well with Apple's unique culture. This is not...

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What it's like to work Apple retail on iPhone day

Apple retail stores are typically crowded. On iPhone release day, however, they turn into absolute zoos, with stores packed to the brim and lines often extending out of the store. Now that the iPhone is more than 6 years old, the hysteria surrounding an iPhone launch has subsided a tad. Still,...

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Daily Update for October 15, 2013

It's the TUAW Daily Update, your source for Apple news in a convenient audio format. You'll get all the top Apple stories of the day in three to five minutes for a quick review of what's happening in the Apple world. You can listen to today's Apple stories by clicking the inline player (requires...

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In email to employees, Tim Cook calls Angela Ahrendts "wicked smart"

After a search that took nearly a year, Apple announced today that Burberry CEO Angela Ahrendts will be joining Apple this spring, where she will take on the role of senior VP of Retail and Online Stores. Earlier today, Tim Cook sent out a company-wide email announcing the hire and praising...

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