toggle

AAPL Stock: 104.94 ( + 1.95 )

Printed from http://www.macnn.com

New Brisbane Apple Store opening met with long lineups

updated 01:20 pm EST, Fri January 17, 2014

Visitors hoped to score exclusive t-shirt

The opening of Apple's new flagship store in Brisbane, Australia was met with unusually long lineups, observers note. People are said to have started forming a line almost 15 hours before the 10AM launch. Many of the people in line were reportedly aiming for the store's exclusive launch t-shirt; Apple regularly gives away custom shirts during the openings of high-profile outlets.

The store occupies the bottom floor of the MacArthur Chambers building, and preserves many of its architectural flourishes. Apple encountered a number of obstacles while trying to get the store built; apart from having to do extra work and planning to preserve the building's character, a key construction contractor declared bankruptcy in 2012. The shop was first announced in 2011.





by MacNN Staff

POST TOOLS:

TAGS :

toggle

Comments

Login Here

Not a member of the MacNN forums? Register now for free.

toggle

Network Headlines

toggle

Most Popular

MacNN Sponsor

Recent Reviews

Kenu Airframe Plus

Simple, stylish and effective, the Kenu Airframe + portable car mount is the latest addition to Kenu's lineup. Released earlier this ...

Plantronics Rig Surround 7.1 headset

Trying to capture the true soundscape of video games can be a daunting task. Looking to surround-sound home theater options, users hav ...

Adesso Compagno X Bluetooth keyboard

The shift from typing on physical keyboards to digital versions on smartphones and tablets hasn't been an easy for many consumers. Fr ...

toggle

Most Commented