“German department store chain Karstadt will sell Apple’s coveted iPhone, Karstadt said on Monday, adding that it was too soon to say whether the phones would be sold with or without a contract,” Reuters reports.
“‘We will offer the iPhone,’ a Karstadt spokeswoman said, confirming a report due to be published in German weekly WirtschaftsWoche. The spokeswoman said Karstadt hoped to have the phones in stock in time for the Christmas shopping season,” Reuters reports.
“Apple has not yet given details of how it plans to sell the iPhone in Europe beyond saying it will be available in late 2007,” Reuters reports. “A spokesman for Apple Europe declined to comment on any plans to sell the phones in Karstadt stores.”
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MacDailyNews Note: Rudolph Karstadt opened his first store on May 14, 1881 in Wismar, Germany. 125 years after it was founded, Karstadt Warenhaus GmbH – a wholly owned subsidiary of Arcandor AG – is one of Europe’s leading department store companies. Between 2.5 and 3 million customers visit its 90 department stores and 32 Karstadt Sport stores daily.