You'll soon be able to pick up a new iPad or iMac in London's tourist-choked Covent Garden. A new Apple Store opens next weekend on the former site of the downmarket Rock Garden. It will reportedly be the biggest in Europe, set over three floors and housing Apple's European corporate office.,
The store will open its doors at 10am Saturday 7 August. Rumours abound that Apple's grand vizier Steve Jobs may be there in person to christen the good shop Covent Garden.
Like many tourists, El Jobs could visit the area's many attractions: he could snap up new jeans on the strip of fashion-chain flagships on Long Acre or shop for a new turtleneck in the area's assorted vintage stores.
The Covent Garden store joins Kingston, Brent Cross, White City and the current flagship store on Regent Street. Hopefully it will be the scene of many morein queues for Apple's latest products. Only now with more mimes covered in spraypaint.
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