Apple is planning to open new retail stores in Charlotte, North Carolina and San Francisco, California this year, according to a pair business publications. The Charlotte Business Journal reports that Apple will open a store in the SouthPark mall’s new Nordstrom wing as part of the mall’s $100 million expansion, renovation and new ownership under the Simon Property Group. The San Francisco store will be located at One Stockton St. in Union Square, according to the San Francisco Business Times.