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Apple opens five new stores for iPhone 5 launch

Company bets big on the release of its new device

Apple is opening five new retail stores for iPhone 5 launch week, in Germany, France, the US, Italy and Spain.

MacRumors reports that three of those shiny new shops will open for the first time on iPhone launch day. The new Californian Bakersfield outlet will be the company's 52nd in the state.

The iPhone 5 has already been a massive hit for Apple, with 2 million pre-orders sold in 24 hours and a serious jump in share prices.

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Latest comments (3)

Jim Webb Executive Editor/Community Director, E-mpire Ltd. Co.4 years ago
My apologies if this sounds crass but...this is news?

If Gamestop opens 5 new stores during the next console launch, will that get reported too?
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Kevin Clark-Patterson Lecturer in Games Development, Lancaster and Morecambe College4 years ago
@Jim Any Apple news is obviously iNews and must be reported!
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gi biz ;,pgc.eu 4 years ago
yay 5 more shops!!!!
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