New Apple Store in the Hotbed of the “Three Cs?”

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Date: Wednesday, May 10th, 2006, 09:19
Category: retail

First off, the “Three Cs”, for the uninitiated, are conservatism, Christianity and Chevy Suburbans. This bedroom community of Los Angeles with about 110,000 residents has historically been a haven for police and firefighters of Los Angeles. It is located right next door to L.A., but Simi Valley is in fact in Ventura County. Until recently, Simi Valley often earned the “safest city (with populations over 100K people) in America” title until the last year or so when a few murders spoiled the record. Prior to those, it was common for Simi to not have any homicides during a year.
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Philadelphia Apple Store Opening Saturday

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Date: Tuesday, May 9th, 2006, 08:46
Category: retail

Although it’s not in center city, Apple is opening its first retail store in Philadelphia proper this weekend. The store is located in Surburban Square in Ardmore, PA a community of approximately 13,000 residents located in the Main Line section of the city 10 miles west of Philadelphia.

Here I was just complaining that Apple hasn’t opened a store in Center City Philadelphia, and what do I find in my inbox? An announcement of the grand opening of Apple’s newest store, Suburban Square in Ardmore, PA (which is just outside of Philadelphia). The fun begins at 10am this Saturday, and as usual Apple will be raffling stuff away a ‘Digital Lifestyle Collection…’

Suburban Square Apple store grand opening this Saturday – The Unofficial Apple Weblog (TUAW)

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Best Buy Canada Clearing Out Powerbooks

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Date: Monday, March 27th, 2006, 10:00
Category: retail

Best Buy Canada’s new weekly flyer (out today) is having a “Final Clearance” on all PowerBook G4′s, and Mac mini G4′s. Could this mean that 17″ and 12″ MacBook Pro’s are not far off?
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Customers Queue for Apple Store Opening in Shinsaibashi

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Date: Sunday, January 1st, 2006, 20:28
Category: retail

Happy New Year!
Mitsunobu Tanaka, Ph.D, a.k.a. KODAWARISAN reports that there were already 250 visitors in the queue at 6:00 a.m. for the Apple Store opening in Shinsaibashi Japan.
The first 1,000 lucky visitors will be getting a “Luck is in the Air” t-shirt which include a vague reference to wireless iPod earphones in the form of a dandelion.

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Radio Shack Selling iPods

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Date: Tuesday, November 8th, 2005, 23:57
Category: retail

ipod-radio-shack.jpgAccording to a story at Playlist (via MacCentral) RadioShack has become an authorized iPod reseller.

The deal permits RadioShack to sell all iPod models from the tiny shuffle all the way to Apple

Two new Apple Stores coming to New Jersey

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Date: Wednesday, November 2nd, 2005, 08:39
Category: retail

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Having just relocated from Philadelphia to the Garden State, I found this AI story (via TUAW) about two new Apple stores coming to New Jersey particularly appealing.

According to this article at AppleInsider, Apple may be a part of the major retail renovations that are planned for Atlantic City’s Pier at Caesars. The four-story retail hub is scheduled to open next year and feature a variety of high end stores, like Gucci, Louis Vuitton and others. AppleInsider notes that job postings for the development include Apple retail positions, though their lease has not yet been finalized.

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