Apple to open a Glasgow retail store

Andy Merrett Computers

applelogo.pngApple has confirmed that it plans to open a new retail store in Glasgow. It will be Scotland’s first Apple Store, and brings the company’s UK tally to ten.

A little further afield, Apple will also open a store in Sydney, Australia.

The two stores will bring Apple’s total stores to 179. In the last quarter, the average revenue per store was a cool $5 million.

Other UK Apple Stores are found in Birmingham, Kent, Kingston, London (x2), Manchester (x2), Sheffield, and Southampton, though they vary in size and stock.

The Glasgow store will open ‘this year’ – nothing more precise at present. US stores will be used to promote the iPhone, though there’s not too much concern about doing that in the UK just yet.

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By Andy Merrett | April 26th, 2007