Apple Watch retailers Stories September 11, 2015

Rollout of Apple Watch to 3rd-party retailers continues with Currys/PC World in the UK

Apple is continuing its rollout of the Apple Watch to third-party resellers, large UK electrical chain Currys/PC World now showing the Watch on its homepage as ‘Coming Soon.’ The chain is owned by Dixons, whose former CEO John Browett had a short and unpopular stint as head of retail at Apple before parting ways with the company.

Apple first made the Watch available to third-party retailers in the form of Best Buy in the U.S., followed shortly afterwards by the same chain in Canada – with other chains in Australia, France and Germany following on.

It is not, however, the first time the Apple Watch has been sold by other retailers in the UK, with famous London department store Selfridges on board for the launch.

Apple Watch retailers Stories August 20, 2015

Following Apple’s decision to make the Apple Watch available for sale in Best Buy in the U.S. and Canada, it has been making a similar move in other countries. It is already available through select branches of the Australian department store chain MYER, and iPhone Addict reports that it will go on sale through French electronics retailer FNAC as of tomorrow. More chains are likely to follow in other countries.

MYER has an extensive presence across Australia, though currently sells the Apple Watch at only four of the largest ones, in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Perth. FNAC has more than 100 stores throughout France, sales beginning tomorrow with the website and the company’s flagship store on Paris’s famous Champs Elysées, with other stores following at some point next week. The store already sells a range of accessories …  expand full story

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