Apple opened its largest retail store in Shanghai on Nanjing Road East yesterday, and this is the third store in Shanghai. Apple opened its first store in Shanghai in Pudong New Area last June and launched another one on Huaihai Road M. in September.
Hong Kong will also welcome its first Apple retail store at the International Finance Center (IFC) mall today.
Apple has revealed their new in store app for the iPad used for comparison shopping and customer assistance. It’s part of a new push for the Apple Store, which celebrated its 10th anniversary last Thursday.
Apple’s just-opened retail store on the Upper West Side. Apple plans to rapidly expand its retail stores, with 40 to 50 stores set to open worldwide in 2010. It is only a few weeks ago when Apple open a store at Louvre, France.
Apple open its first French store beneath the Louvre museum’s Carrousel shopping centre. Another Apple store will open in in Montpellier on November 14th.
Check out the first Microsoft store retail opened at Scottsdale Fashion Square.
Microsoft is modelling it’s own store after Apple store. Instead of having a Genius bar, Microsoft will have the Guru bar. The recent rumour is Microsoft has been poaching Apple retail managers, with salary raises and moving expanses.
Apple has open its newest retail store on West 14th Street in New York’s Meatpacking District. The Apple Store West 14th Street is Apple’s first three-story store with two floors dedicated to products and a third dedicated to services, including a 46-foot Genius Bar and specially designed areas for workshops and personal training.
Apple previously open a store at 5th Avenue New York over a year ago.
Source: Apple Press Release