IPhone owners may soon trade up by trading in. Current iPhone 4 or 4S users in the market for an iPhone 5 will be able to exchange the older models for cash at Apple retail stores, according to a new report.
(12 days ago)
Filed under: Investing Brazil is No. 2 on Apple's BRIC priority list. CEO Tim Cook made that much clear late last year, saying the country is the next biggest opportunity behind China out of those emerging markets. While Cook didn't "envision" Apple opening retail stores in Brazil anytime soon, the company has already begun hiring for retail positions, which suggests that...
(2 months and 18 days ago)
T-Mobile is kicking off its official sales of the iPhone 5 today, marking the first time the U.S.'s fourth largest carrier has offered an Apple smartphone. Thanks to T-Mo's new Uncarrier plans, the iPhone 5 can be had starting at just $99, with two years of $20 monthly payments to cover the balance, or for free if you're switching from another carrier and bring a device in...
(2 months and 9 days ago)
It’s officially Apple day starting right now. Kicking off the WWDC keynote this morning Tim Cook is already off to a good start by talking numbers, and surely more will be coming. While we’re expecting tons of exciting news and updates on iPhone 5 sales, lets talk retail stores. Tim confirmed they now have over ...
(9 days ago)
Some interesting thoughts over on the LA Times about Apple's product range, and the worries that some analysts are having over customers looking to purchase 'older' iPhone models such as the iPhone 4 or the iPhone 4S instead of the latest handset, the iPhone 5. This lowers the average retail price of the handset, reducing the short term profit of the new users.
(1 month and 20 days ago)
Apple's retail stores have been a phenomenon over the last decade, a cornerstone of the company's revival. But with some changes in leadership over the last year, there have been questions about the direction of Apple's retail strategy.
(4 months and 7 days ago)
NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Get ready iPhone fans, Apple may be releasing the next version of its iPhone sooner than you think. Apple-focused Web site iMore says that the iPhone 5S will be released in August, a change from recent iPhone releases. Apple has previously released the iPhone 4, 4S and iPhone 5 in June, October, and September, respectively. Apple could not be...
(3 months and 16 days ago)
NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Google is said to be following in Apple's footsteps, as the search giant focuses on foot traffic. The Mountain View, Calif.-based firm's reportedly thinking about opening up its own line of retail stores, according to 9to5Google. The stores will sell Google-branded hardware, according to the report, similar to Apple's massively successful Apple...
(4 months ago)
NEW YORK (TheStreet) - Best Buy wants Apple iPhone 4 or 4S users to trade in their phones at any of the electronics retailer's 1,400 stores for a new iPhone 5. On Saturday, June 1, for one day only, customers who trade-in any working iPhone 4 or 4S will receive a guaranteed $150 in Trade-In credit, making the iPhone 5 free, the electronics retailer says. Customers must be...
(19 days ago)
The Apple Store in Rio de Janeiro Brazil says it will be deducting some taxes from the final selling price of their iPhone 4 and 4S in hopes to attract new buyers to company's latest retail store. With the price cut, over $200 per device, Brazilians are finally paying fairly close to what their American counterparts pay for the same goods.
(2 months and 19 days ago)
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