[UPDATE] The Grand Opening of Hong Kong third’s Apple Store in Causeway Bay was held at 9 a.m. this morning. Over hundreds of Apple fans lined up outside the retail store, where one Apple fans even brought a birthday cake to the store to celebrate her birthday with Apple’s staffs members and her friends. Furthermore, Causeway’s Apple Store took over IFC Mall’s Apple Store as Hong Kong’s biggest Apple Store and have became world’s priciest Apple Store.
There’s a new Apple Store in Hong Kong, Causeway Bay, and it’s making headlines for the past few days. Bloggers and local residents are amazed to see the new store which shows a huge glass storefront that is over 30-feet tall. It is set to open tomorrow and here we have a video and some photos to make you drool. Check it out after the jump.
Apple has been looking for two sites in Chengdu to open its Apple Store, where the one on Chenghua district in the high end development MixC city has just announced on Apple’s China official site, it will have a grand opening ceremony together with Hong Kong’s third Apple Store in the morning this Saturday. More info after the break.
In 2010, Apple announced a plan of opening 25 stores in China by the end of 2012. Today, Apple has five retail stores in China, two in Beijing, three in Shanghai, but none in South China region where major cities such as Shenzhen and Chengdu are located. Since there are always huge crowds gathering outside the China Apple stores, Apple definitely need more points of sale in the country to disperse the crowds (especially scalpers). After running through our contacts, we have found several sites in South China region that Apple real estate is bargaining for or has signed for. Interested? Read on ~
Apple is planning to open more flagship stores in China, including two in Hong Kong. And guess what, Apple needs to spend at least 40 million USD for those two new Apple stores to be built in HK. Both stores will be opened by the end of this year.
This is stunning. Olympus shows off their latest Micro Four Thirds E-PL2 with 48 different looks at a bus stop in Hong Kong. The cameras are beautifully decorated and I’m sure you will love one of the designs. We have a wholesome of pictures after the break, enjoy.
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