Apple to Build Megastore in Grand Central Terminal

It won't replace the original Apple Store, just ease the traffic
By John Johnson,  Newser Staff
Posted Feb 18, 2011 5:46 PM CST
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(Newser) – Bust out the Big Apple jokes: Steve Jobs and company will open their largest store yet in the fall—inside Grand Central Terminal in New York City, reports Cult of Mac. The store will be called "Apple, Grand Central" and is expected to start doing business in September, insiders tell the website. Rumors of the plan surfaced earlier in the New York Observer.

Wired loves the idea: "The move would help alleviate the immense traffic at Apple’s flagship store on Fifth Avenue," writes Sam Gustin. "For years now, it’s been increasingly difficult to do business there in a timely way, except for late at night. On weekends and over holidays, the store is virtually impassible, clogged by throngs of tourists from around the globe."

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