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Europe's highest court: Apple CAN trademark its retail store layout

Europe's highest court has stated that Apple can indeed trademark the layout of its stores - the iAltars - in a ruling that could ultimately dunk copycat retailers in hot water with the litigious US titan. The decision follows a spat last year, when the German Patent and Trademark Office said Apple could not extend the 2010 US …
Paul Kunert, 10 Jul 2014

UK Apple cart Square punched in the wallet as sales, profit fall

Not everything emblazoned with a fruit-shaped badge of honour is immune to the cold winds of recession: just ask London-based Apple channel partner Square Group. The business's turnover dropped 15 per cent to £24m and profits fell 36.8 per cent to £250,000 in the year to 31 March 2012, according to a filing this week at …
Paul Kunert, 08 Jan 2013
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Apple screws UK disties, punts just 13,000 iPads to channel

Apple neglected the channel when divvying up stocks of the latest iPad, but disties that laid hands on the device found the margins were slightly more generous than on previous generations. The channel bully boy confirmed it had shipped three million of the latest-version fondleslab to 12 countries in four days after the 16 …
Paul Kunert, 17 Apr 2012

France's biggest Apple reseller shuts up shop

Lawsuits are all that remain of France's biggest Apple reseller after no credible bidders came forward to save the business. eBizcuss officially went into liquidation on 31 July, after 36 years of trading. We understand that there were at least two offers for the reseller but none were sufficient to save the business. eBizcuss …
Anna Leach, 06 Aug 2012
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Apple's Dutch store plan leaves locals seeing orange red

Apple's plan to open a flagship store in Amsterdam have run into trouble after local authorities decided to gut the vendor's plan to gut an iconic building in the Dutch city. Apple is a tenant of a 90 year-old landmark building at the Leidse Square, once home to the international fashion house Hirsch & Co. The completion of the …
Jan Libbenga, 12 May 2011
The new eighth-generation iMac family

New iMac in shop windows FRIDAY but you'll wait to take one home

Apple insists its svelte new iMacs will hit UK shelves on Friday, but the company isn't forthcoming on how it'll push the computers into Blighty's distribution channel. Suppliers last week told The Channel they do not expect the super-slim all-in-one Mac OS X machines to arrive in volume until January. But Apple today confirmed …
Paul Kunert, 27 Nov 2012