Apple Store Berlin Stories December 23, 2013

Bild.de reports that thieves crashed an Opel Corsa into the Apple Store in Berlin in the early hours, stealing display model iPhones, iPads and Macs. Six thieves were said to have carried out the smash and grab at 4.15am before escaping in two Audis.

There have been seven such burglaries in Berlin recently, including one at the electronics chain Media Markt, where the thieves made off with goods worth €100,000 ($137,000).

More photos below …  expand full story

Apple Store Berlin Stories April 25, 2013

Berlin Apple Store opening on Friday 3rd May

Apple’s first store in the German capital Berlin is opening at the unusual time of 5pm on Friday 3rd May. (If you’re confused by the graphic, European dates have the day before the month.)

The graphic has a small play on words, Kurfürstendamm being the area of Berlin in which the store is opening, and the highlighted text reading ‘Apple for Berlin’.

This brings the total number of Apple Stores in Germany to 11. We previously showed some photos and videos of the store preparation here.

(Thanks to Alex and Jim for the tip.)

Apple Store Berlin Stories April 17, 2013

Apple’s first store in Berlin looks set to open the first weekend in May, reports German site iFun.

iFun posted photos showing the scaffolding coming down, and says that much of the interior is in place, with employee briefings pointing to the 4th May opening.

The site has previously posted very amateurish video of the interior before the furniture was installed. You may wish to mute your speakers before playing it … expand full story

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