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Apple's 101st Store In Europe Opens Its Doors To Customers In Madrid

Apple's 101st Store In Europe Opens Its Doors To Customers In Madrid

June 24, 2014

Apple opened a new retail store in Puerta del Sol in Madrid, Spain this past weekend, bringing the company’s total number of European retail stores up to a huge 101.

The news saw Tim Cook, Apple CEO, post a Twitter update celebrating the milestone and congratulating the “amazing team” at the new Madrid store for their efforts during the Grand Opening weekend.

Cook said:

The new Madrid store, however, is indeed something special: it’s actually the second-largest Apple Retail Store in Europe and features a beautiful, original building that reportedly took Cupertino some four years to develop.

Cult of Mac reports that around 600 customers queued to visit the new retail store during its opening weekend, and that the new venue is staffed by more than 125 Apple employees.

Most recently, Apple brought a new eco-friendly retail store to Omotesando in Tokyo, Japan, and a particularly impressive retail store is also in-development in Chongqing in Shanghai, China. Under the direction of Angela Ahrendts Cupertino is presently embarking on a huge retail push – in China alone, Apple is aiming to triple its number of retail venues over the coming years.

For a closer look at Apple’s new Madrid store, we’d recommend Gary Allen’s Flickr gallery of images snapped during the Grand Opening.

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Image credit: Flickr (ifostore)

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