“The company behind the iPod and iMac opened its new retail centre in Glasgow’s Buchanan Street at 0900 BST,” BBC News reports.
“The first 1,500 people entering the shop were greeted by staff applauding and cheering and were handed a free t-shirt,” The Beeb reports. “The new £1m store, which will employ 59 people, is the company’s 10th in the UK and 190th worldwide.”
The Beeb reports, “Steve Cano, senior director with Apple International, said: ‘When we went for dinner last night there were about 12 or 13 people queuing but by 5am this morning there were hundreds so we brought coffee out to them.'”
“Apple customers, known for their fierce loyalty to the brand, have been known to queue days in advance of the stores opening elsewhere around the world,” The Beeb reports.
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