Apple’s subsequent retailer in Japan is coming quickly to Tokyo’s Marunouchi district
Last October, Apple began teasing a brand new challenge for 2019 on its Japanese web site. A mysterious Apple brand mosaic appeared alongside the reopening announcement of Apple Shibuya, a traditional location fully modernized and rebuilt. The promise adopted Apple’s announcement of a significant investment in Japan. In July, Apple reaffirmed its dedication by teasing two projects coming earlier than the top of the 12 months.
Just 15 minutes North of Apple’s first retailer in Japan at Ginza, Apple has carved out a extremely seen nook of the Mitsubishi Building, a modernist tower with retailers and workplaces overlooking Tokyo Station. Passengers exiting Tokyo Station to the south will encounter Apple’s house as they rise to road degree. Transit line-themed graphics echoing the central location were installed on the shop’s home windows in a single day to announce Apple’s arrival.
The Marunouchi district is a business space close to the Imperial Palace. The streets of Marunouchi are plentiful with high-end purchasing facilities, eating places, and galleries, placing Apple in good firm for a vibrant lineup of Today at Apple programming within the coronary heart of Tokyo. The new retailer will turn out to be Apple’s fifth in Tokyo and ninth in Japan after Apple Sendai Ichibancho closed in January.
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