Apple today announced the launch of three new retail stores in the US on November 19. These include: The Gateway in Salt Lake City, Utah; the Beverly Center in Los Angeles, California; and Sherman Oaks in Sherman Oaks, California. Each store is open to the public at 10:00 a.m. local time. The company has also said that the first 1,000 people to visit the Apple store will receive a free Apple T-shirt. In addition, visitors can enter the Grand Opening Sweepstakes for a chance to win a Digital Lifestyle Collection valued at US$2350. No purchase is necessary and entries will be accepted from November 19 through December 19.