Speaking of Apple's retail plans... Chula Vista in Southern California welcomes the latest Apple Store
this Friday, Oct 27, 2006, continuing the growing and inconvenient trend of Apple Stores opening on a Friday morning. According to SignOnSanDiego
, Apple will join nearly 90 mostly upscale stores, including REI, Sur la Table and White House/Black Market as well as large sit-down chain restaurants like PF Chang's, Macaroni Grill and The Cheesecake Factory when the Otay
Ranch Town Center Mall opens to the public the same day. For those interested more in the Mall opening than Apple's opening, you'll be pleased to know that the ribbon cutting ceremony will be at the north entrance and Food Pavilion at 9:45am Friday and valet parking is available at the Food Pavilion on the north side and at The Cheesecake Factory on the northeast corner.
The usual Apple Store opening day festivities will commence with (presumably unemployed) fanatics camping out in the parking lot the night before and end with the standard fare of special edition T-shirts and a top-dollar sweepstakes.
If any of you will be there, we'd love to see your pics and read your reports, as usual!Thanks, Ruben!