Tesco gives Apple dedicated space

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    Link: Tesco gives Apple dedicated space
    Description:: UK grocer Tesco has given Apple a standalone area in it Milton Keynes stores. It is the first time that the retailer has provided a dedicated zone to a single non-food brand.

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    That's great. Visibility and all... Tesco being the UK's largest supermarket chain in marketshare.

    Could never have imagined something like this a few years ago.
     
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    Then you don't remember the iMacs being sold in Tesco, next to the windows machines from a few years ago. AFAIR, there was an issue about customer service that thwarted it.
     
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    Tesco is huge in Europe - great to see Apple gaining more visibility at place like that. :cool:
     
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    I live in central London and have never been into one of these 'Tesco Extra' stores... aren't they usually big out-of-town places?

    Whatever. It's all good stuff.
     
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    When did England start being part of Europe...? :rolleyes: :D :p
     
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    When the UK joined the EU.
     
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    Geez, somebody is humorless today :p
     
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    Oh. Was that a joke? Sorry.
     
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    You know, I was trying to like use many smilies to like make my point that it was like, a joke... :D
     
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    Lucky you :) I live in the 'sticks' and the nearest Tesco Extra is 5 miles away. :eek: and it is good stuff, assuming it doesn't go bad. Tesco has huge retail exposure in the UK, and AFAIR, is the largest single employer outside of Government funded institutions/companies.
     
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    They also exist in parts of Asia. I wonder if this might be a worldwide deal. :)
     
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    Oh yes, sorry, my mistake, what was I thinking? :p ;) :D

    When is the Pound Sterling being axed for the Euro anyway? :eek:
     
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    Good question. I don't see it going away for some time. Would be beneficial for the consumers though as the pressure on prices would be higher. We'll see I guess.
     
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    I just don't see England being willing to give up the Pound anytime soon....
     
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    Something to do with that 'small island mentality';)
     
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    I was thinking of "Texaco" the gas pumping stations when I read the headline :eek:
     
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    Or Scotland or Wales for that matter.

    Mind you, the SNP (Scottish National Party) would probably like their own currency, given the chance. :p
     
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    Don't worry – in a couple of years Blair will be stepping aside and letting Euro-loving Gordon Brown take the top job. ;)

    Back on topic, this will make Apple products more accessible to the general public – which surely can only be a good thing.
     
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    Thanks for the insight - I'll keep watching for that. ;)
     
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    not to get off the brit talk here, or off topic, but this reminded me that at NAIAS (north american international auto show), almost every computer on display as a kiosk (with the actual computer visible) was a mac - a lot of imacs, and a couple of pro displays...
     

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