Apple Store in London’s world-famous Harrods opening mid-March, may signal iPad 3 launch date

“In January, we broke the news that Apple plans to open a retail store inside of London’s world-famous Harrods department store. Harrods is a premier landmark with hundreds of individual shops and sections within the greater structure,” Mark Gurman reports for 9to56Mac. “The flurry of high-end brands within Harrods makes the store a logical spot for Apple to continue its string of “store-in-store” locations. Now, sources inside Harrods reported that Harrods and Apple plan to open the new store in mid-March.”

Gurman reports, “Naturally, a mid-March opening for the Harrods Apple Store brings up speculation about an iPad 3 launch date. The iPad 3 is rumored to be introduced March 7, and Apple typically launches its new products within a few weeks of the introductions.”

Read more in the full article here.

[Thanks to MacDailyNews Readers “Lava_Head_UK” and “Dan K.” for the heads up.]


  1. Why in the world would an Apple store-within-a-store signal the iPad 3 introduction? Wow, talk about stretching it. Like Apple would delay opening a store in Harrold’s just to coincide with the iPad 3’s launch, which won’t be announced in Harrold’s anyway.

Reader Feedback

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.