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Apple promotes upcoming state tax holidays this summer

Apple promotes upcoming state tax holidays this summer

Apple on Tuesday added a detailed page to its website to remind customers about upcoming tax holidays in the United States. If you live in Alabama, Florida, Louisiana, Missouri, New Mexico, South Carolina or Tennessee, you could eligible to get a sales tax break on select Apple products purchased between August 1st to August 3rd. Georgia’s break ends one day sooner, on August 2nd, while the tax holiday date in Massachusetts is pending legislation.

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Apple planning changes to Apple Stores and Genius Bar appointments

Apple planning changes to Apple Stores and Genius Bar appointments

Apple is planing a number of changes to Apple Stores, including changes to how Genius Bar appointments are made, as well as training employees for a major new initiative.

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Apple opening new Retail Store in Chongqing, China on July 26

Apple opening new Retail Store in Chongqing, China on July 26

Apple will be opening a new store at the Paradise Walk mall in the Jiangbei District of Chongqing on Saturday, July 26th.

Chongqing is a major city in Southwest China with a population of over 28 million.

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Apple Store in Hanover, Germany slated to open in September

Apple Store in Hanover, Germany slated to open in September

According to German developer Florian Schimanke, the upcoming Apple Store in Hanover, Germany is expected to open in late September. The retail store is currently under construction and covered by Apple’s iconic black wall barricades to prevent onlookers from getting a sneak peek before the store opens. 

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Ron Johnson reflects on his early days as Apple’s retail chief

Ron Johnson reflects on his early days as Apple’s retail chief

Ron Johnson has quite the impressive resume. After attending two Ivy League universities as a student, the American businessman has gone on to have a highly successful career that most notably involved a nearly twelve-year tenure as Senior Vice President of Retail Operations at Apple. Johnson reflected on those early days in a recent interview at Stanford. Check it out ahead.

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Angela Ahrendts talks about ‘starting anew’ with Apple

Angela Ahrendts talks about ‘starting anew’ with Apple

Starting a new job can be tough for anyone. But what if that new company you’re joining happens to be Apple? Angela Ahrendts talks about her transition and “starting anew.”

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Apple opens first retail store in Japan since 2006

Apple opens first retail store in Japan since 2006

Yesterday we told you about the first internal memo that Apple retail chief Angela Ahrendts sent to employees, in which she detailed an upcoming visit to Japan to visit the first Apple Store opening in the country since 2006. That retail store is located in the Omotesando region, and it opened this morning in the Japanese capital of Tokyo. As expected, Ahrendts was on hand for the grand opening. 

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Apple releases video showing behind the scenes footage of Japan Apple Store opening

Apple releases video showing behind the scenes footage of Japan Apple Store opening

Apple is opening its latest retail store in Omotesando, Japan, and like many other Apple Stores, this one looks magnificent, with all-glass walls, a huge Apple logo and wooden tables.

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Apple may offer pre-paid and month-to-month plans in retail stores

Apple may offer pre-paid and month-to-month plans in retail stores

According to 9to5Mac, Apple is preparing to expand its iPhone purchasing options by offering pre-paid and month-to-month plans in its retail stores. Apple is partnering with AT&T and T-Mobile in this retail initiative that the company hopes will boost iPhone sales.

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The New Apple Store in Japan has a ‘Green’ Wall for climate control

The New Apple Store in Japan has a ‘Green’ Wall for climate control

A new image from the yet to be opened Apple Store in Omotesando, Japan reveals a wall which is covered entirely by green vines. This is said to be Apple’s way of going green for its stores for climate control and to conserve energy.

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