Apple had revealed last October that about forty Apple Stores should open in 2012. We now learn that about 75% of these would be located outside the United States, including several in France, Germany and in Spain.
New buildings would be planned in Cologne, Stuttgart, Berlin, Hanover, Valladolid and Dijon. 75% of the new Stores are intended for the international market rather than the American market, which suggests a lot of other inaugurations on European soil in the coming months. Unfortunately, there is nothing to suggest the opening of an Apple Store in Belgium yet.
The opening of the 40 new Stores would cost approximately $ 900 million Cupertino, which will increase its total number of Stores from 362 to more than 400 worldwide.
As is often the case, these are job offers that betray the opening of new buildings. Internationally, we learn, among other things, that two new Stores are expected to open in Australia, one Canberra, the other Westfiled Carindale.
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