APPLE STORE

  • Two arrested for fighting outside Apple store on iPhone 5s, 5c release September 21, 2013

    Pasadena: An overnight campout for the new iPhone turned chaotic Friday morning when two men were arrested for fighting outside an Apple Store and a man's plan to hire homeless people to wait in line for the coveted devices backfired, authorities said. Dozens of people recruited at a downtown Los Angeles...
  • Apple trademarks design of its retail stores January 30, 2013

    San Francisco: Apple, known for aggressively protecting its iPads and iPhones from copycats, is doing the same for the interior design of its stores. The US Patent and Trademark Office granted Apple's request last week for trademarks on the minimalist design and layout of its retail outlets, the office's records...
  • Armed robbers loot Apple Store in Paris on New Year's Eve January 2, 2013

    Paris: Armed robbers targeted an Apple Inc store in central Paris on New Year's Eve, taking thousands of euros (dollars) worth of goods, a police official said on Tuesday. The robbery took place at about 9 pm (1900 GMT) on Monday, three hours after closing time at one of Apple's flagship...
  • Asia's biggest Apple store opens in Beijing October 20, 2012

    Beijing: Apple's largest store in Asia opened in Beijing on Saturday. The store, located in the city's commercial street of Wangfujing, is Apple's third in Beijing, reported Xinhua. John Browett, Apple's senior vice president of retail, had previously said that the new store is the company's largest store in Asia, with...
  • 22 more fake Apple stores in China found August 12, 2011

    Beijing: Authorities in China's southwestern city of Kunming have identified another 22 unauthorized Apple retailers weeks after a fake of the company's store in the city sparked an international storm. China's Administration for Industry and Commerce in the Yunnan provincial capital said the stores have been ordered to stop using Apple's...
  • Chinese city orders two fake Apple shops to close July 25, 2011

    Kunming: Chinese officials in Kunming ordered two fake Apple shops to close, a local newspaper reported on Monday, an apparent reaction to a storm of media attention about an unauthorized and elaborate hoax store in the southwestern city. A total of five selfbranded "Apple Stores" were found to be operating without...
  • Scuffle at Apple store phone launch in Beijing May 9, 2011

    Beijing: A fight broke out between an employee and a customer at an Apple store in China's capital amid a frenzy to buy the newly launched white iPhone 4, a witness said. Thirtyyearold Wang Ming said Saturday's scuffle at the Apple store in Beijing's Sanlitun district was between a "foreign" Apple...