“Apple is building a big, visually stunning store in the Stanford shopping center,” Billy Gallagher reports for TechCrunch. ‘A few hundred yards from the construction site sits a small, modest Apple location. Last spring, Microsoft opened a flagship spot right next to the small Apple store with a free Maroon 5 concert.”
MacDailyNews Note: That’s the only way Microsoft gets people to line up. People line up at Apple Retail Stores to buy Apple products. People line up a Microsoft Stores for free concerts and/or concert tickets.
“Whether for pure dollars and cents or for appearances (maybe both), Apple has been very aggressive in Palo Alto in the past couple of years,” Gallagher reports. “The company had a very nice store on University Avenue in downtown Palo Alto; in October 2012, they moved down the street to an even bigger, more prominent location.”
Gallagher reports, “Now, this new store in the Stanford shopping center is supposed to become one of the company’s flagship stores.”
Read more, and see the construction photos, in the full article here.
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