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St. Louis Apple Store coming [updated]

Apple plans to open a new retail store at the Galleria shopping center in St. Louis, Missouri. MacMinute reader Jeff Geerling writes, “I was at the Galleria on Saturday night, and I noticed an Apple Store being built on the second level–there is a large white Apple logo and ‘www.apple.com’ painted on a black covering over the storefront.” Both the Galleria’s Web site and Apple’s jobs site confirm the new Apple Store. The St. Louis Galleria houses more than 165 stores, including 35 exclusive stores.

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Apple to open first Delaware store this week

Apple will open its first retail store in Delaware this Saturday, October 16 at 10:00 a.m. The new Apple Store is located at the Christiana Mall in Newark. Like all Apple Store grand openings, free T-shirts and a Digital Lifestyle package valued at US$2,350 will be given away (package now includes an iMac G5). Curiously, Apple said it will give away only 100 shirts, compared to past store openings of 1,000.

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Apple Store offers price matching policy

Apple’s online store is offering a price matching policy for new purchases. From the site: “If you see Apple hardware or software for less at an authorized Apple reseller, we will match that price up to 10 percent off the current Apple Store regular price (excluding sales tax, shipping, and all other fees, costs and services).

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Apple to open first Iowa retail store

Apple is planning to open a new retail store in West Des Moines, Iowa, at the upscale Jordan Creek Town Center. The two million square foot shopping complex, which is expected to open on August 4, 2004, will “bring a new level of shopping and entertainment to Central Iowa.” It will have three main areas: “The ‘Shopping District’ is a two level enclosed shopping center featuring a dynamic combination of upscale fashion and lifestyle retailers in a streetscape design.

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Apple to open Austin, TX store on June 12

Ron Johnson, Apple’s senior vice president for retail, has confirmed that Apple will open its Austin, Texas, retail store on June 12 in the Barton Creek Square mall. “The 4,000-square-foot store is the 80th Apple has opened since beginning its retail venture three years ago,” reports the Austin American-Statesman. “Apple plans to open eight more stores in fiscal 2004 and is on target to pass the $1 billion mark in annual sales…

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