iPad 3 launch & Apple Harrods store opening coincidence
If you talk to most people about shopping in London, one of the first names that spring to mind is Harrods. As possibly the most famous department store in the capital, Harrods gets hundreds of thousands of customers flooding through its doors every day. From the rich and famous, to the window shopper hoping to grab a cheap bargain in order to be able carry a Harrods bag, the store is iconic.
There could be another reason to visit the grand retail outlet in March, according to a report by Digital Trends. Apple is planning to inject its products into the famous store between March 12 and March 19. To accompany its flagship store in Covent Garden, the Harrods outlet could see it’s beginning of trading falling at the same point as the Cali Companies iPad 3 launch.
The rumors surrounding the third generation tablet suggest that a March 7 arrival could be on the cards. But in typical Apple style we could quite easily see a merging of events, releasing a new product in an all-new store.
Trading for 163 years the seven level Harrods store covers over 90,000 square meters of shopping paradise. It will be interesting to see if the iPad 3, suggested to feature an upgraded 8-megapixel camera and high-res Retina display, is released at the new stores opening, how Harrods will cope with the onslaught of tablet hungry buyers?