Apple announced that they will open five new Apple Retail Store for the iPhone 5 launch week. Thursday the new Rio Shopping store in Valladolid, Spain opens its doors. On Friday “when the iPhone 5 will be launched” three new Apple Retail Stores will open their doors including, Sindelfingen “outside of Stuttgart, Germany”, La Toison d’Or “in Dijon, France” and Valley Plaza “in Bakersfield, California”.
At the end of the week Apple will open the Il Leone store in Lonato, Italy on Saturday. The iPhone 5 will launch in Italy one week later on Friday, September 28 as part of a rapid expansion to 22 new countries.