Items tagged with Apple Retail Store

Apple's financial figures have a way of defying logic time and again. The company's iconic co-founder, Steve Jobs, passed away at a relatively early age due to pancreatic cancer, leaving the company in the hands of Tim Cook, a smart man in his own right but with gigantic shoes to fill. Then there was the iPhone 5 release and the all the criticisms that followed: It didn't take great pictures when you pointed it close to the sun, there weren't any groundbreaking new features, and it wasn't scratch-proof. Toss in a heaping dose of negative publicity over Apple's falling share price and it would seem... Read more...
In what seems like it could be a script for an action movie, masked men robbed an Apple Retail Store in Paris, France, on New Year's Eve, making off with a reported £780,000 (almost US$1.3 million) in goods. Police were nearby when the whole thing went down. Armed with handguns, the thieves broke in through the store's back entrance around 9:00 PM, three hours after the store had closed. A janitor was leaving at the time and was "lightly injured" during the heist, The Telegraph reports. The robbers skipped over the items on display and went right for stacks of boxes of stocked items. Getaway... Read more...