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Apple's Worldwide Retail Takeover In One GIF

Apple opened its first brick-and-mortar store back in 2001, and they have spread to pretty much everywhere since, as you can see in an animated map from Business Insider. Is there anywhere you can go where there isn’t an Apple Store nearby?


Snowblower Turns Fifth Ave Apple Store Glass Into Beautiful Painting

The Apple Store on Fifth Avenue in Manhattan? You know the one — it cost $US6.7 million to build. Yesterday, a snowblower smashed one of its 15 seamless glass panels, which created this beautiful cracked vignette of New York City. It looks like a painting.


Retail Therapy: Inside The Apple Store

An Apple employee is never supposed to point when giving directions in their store. For example, when asked where the iPhone cases are sold, a specialist should either gesture with an open hand or, preferably, walk the customer to the proper location. Why? When formulating the philosophy behind Apple Retail, brainstorming executives tried to recall their most exemplary customer service experience, which turned out to be hospitality at the Ritz Carlton.


A New Apple Store In Spain Is Being Built On 15th-Century Ruins

Here’s a fun game: archaeological dig or building a new Apple Store? In at least one case, the answer is both. In what’s supposed to be the basement of a new Apple Store in Madrid, workers have uncovered a 15th-century hospital.


The Apple Store's New Mystery Machine Helps Unbreak Your iPhone Screen

Just the other day, Apple announced that you can now get your smashed iPhone screen fixed in-store with or without AppleCare. This is the machine that lets them do it.


The New Palo Alto Apple Store Isn't Too Loud

The new Apple Store in Palo Alto just opened a few weeks ago, and while its design is indisputedly gorgeous, some are complaining that the place is too loud. They’re even using scientific instruments to try to prove it! Deep breath people. It’s not as bad as it sounds. We’re going to get through this.


Apple Wants You To Reset Your iPhone Before Hitting The Genius Bar

There must be an enormous amount of iPhone-related idiocy showing up at the Genius Bar, because now, before Apple will allow you to make a reservation, the company prompts you to kindly reset your phone.


Target's Response To Canberra Apple Store Opening Was To Send In The Clown

Yes, just the one. You have to give Target credit — if you can’t draw crowds yourself, why not take advantage of the pulling power of Apple? Seems this is precisely what a couple of retailers did this morning at the official opening of the consumer giant’s new Canberra outlet.


This Apple Store's Huge Glass Panel Is Stunning

The SoHo Apple Store in New York City has just opened its doors after its recent renovation and Core 77 has noticed something amazing: the stunning new glass panels flanking its stairs. At more than nine metres long each, these things are impossibly huge and beautiful.


Apple Hiring Geniuses For New Canberra Store

The new Broadway Apple Store in Sydney is barely out of its packaging and the company is eyeing off retail space in Adelaide. Now it looks like Apple is adding Canberra to the list, with a job ad on Seek strongly suggesting plans exist for a store in the country’s capital.