“It’s all part of Apple’s effort to keep its stores distinct – not just from other retailers but from each other,” Jesdanun and Ortutay report. “And as Apple looks to open new stores or renovate existing ones – including the iconic New York Fifth Avenue store, with its distinctive glass-cube entrance – the company will look for additional ways to do that.”“Upper East Side will be Apple’s 266th store in the U.S. and seventh in New York City, a key market for Apple because it gets twice as much traffic as stores in other U.S. cities,” Jesdanun and Ortutay report. “The Fifth Avenue store, which draws tourists from around the world, will temporarily move soon to another iconic space, the F.A.O. Schwarz toy store that Tom Hanks made famous in ‘Big.'”
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MacDailyNews Take: Oh, great, more fodder for the drooling contingent who randomly blurt out, “Apple makes toys!” while helmeted for their own safety.
[Thanks to MacDailyNews Readers “Fred Mertz,” “Lynn Weiler,” and “Dan K.” for the heads up.]