Gary Allen


Apple retail store enthusiast who finds future locations, attends new store grand openings, and remarks on store architecture, design, staffing and operations.

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AT&T adds store appointment scheduler to Web site, strangely similar to Apple's Concierge system for Genius Bar.

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Workers refinish the Italian stone floor at an Apple retail store. And don't mind the expensive wood furniture!

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A black Apple store construction barricade has appeared on upper level of the Drake Circus (UK) shopping center.

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Genius product display: Jawbone's 'Up' fitness wristband box in Apple stores has plastic wrist sizing flip-up.

Ahhhh, a photo of the future Hanover (Germany) Apple store. Plywood marks the location of renewed construction.

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Palo Alto (Calif.) Apple store's new window protection: warning stickers f/pedestrians, metal corners for carts.

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CBS "60 Minutes" explored empty China real estate, including huge mall with speculative Apple retail store logo.

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Rendering being Tweeted of Central Embassy (Bangkok) project w/Apple logo. But not there in original rendering.

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Half block from Causeway Bay (HK) Apple retail store, street hawkers offer cash for used iPhones, other gear.

Meanwhile, Beyond Apple's own stores, an authorized retailer is set to open along Nathan Road in Kowloon.

100 Canton Road (Hong Kong) where rumors say Apple store will open amid high-end, international retailers.

At 6:30 p.m. on Saturday products are flying off the shelves at IFC Mall (Hong Kong) Apple store. Long express line.

If you want to talk about $100,000 Apple store glass panels, 40-footers at Causeway Bay (HK) cost more than that.

Twenty Ninth Street (Colo.) Apple store burglary door smash. NOT becoming more common.

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Zorlu Center (Turkey) rendering shows opening in plaza level, with retail below—an Apple store, glass?

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Palo Alto (N. Calif.) Apple store is at T-intersection—a vehicle hazard. New barriers appear IFO for protection.

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Causeway Bay (Hong Kong) Apple retail store: real photo & Apple's Photoshopped version. Things have been removed.

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The Tonight Show With Jay Leno used former Third Street Promenade (S. Calif.) Apple retail store as skit backdrop.

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Looks like not everyone has to use the rear bike spaces at Third Street Promenade (S. Calif.) Apple retail store.

Looks like not everyone has to use the rear bike spaces at Third Street Promenade (S. Calif.) Apple retail store.