Apple today announced that its newest retail store in Japan opens this Saturday, September 7. Located near the Imperial Palace and across from the historic Tokyo Station, Apple Marunouchi is the largest Apple Store in Japan.
The Marunouchi store features a unique facade, with two-story vitrine windows that give three-dimensional rounded corners. The windows are constructed from “specially cast aluminum,” according to Apple. The windows at the store are first of their kind, with bamboo curtains lining the interior, and allows the “vibrant street life” of the surrounding area to connect with
Deirdre O’Brien, Apple SVP Retail + People said:
The opening of Apple Marunouchi marks a significant moment in Apple’s long relationship with Japan. Marunouchi has amazing energy and our teams can’t wait to welcome customers to our largest store in Japan for the first time on Saturday..
With new store design, Apple is also adding new Today at Apple sessions. Marunouchi will feature “world-class creators” leading Today at Apple sessions, including The Tokyo Creative Guild, a special 12-part series that Apple is launching to celebrate the store’s opening.
The Marunouchi store houses a team of 130 members who collectively speak 15 languages and are ready to welcome visitors from around the world.
Being the largest Apple Store in Japan, customers now have more space to discover Apple products, participate in a Today at Apple session, or meet a Genius. Customers can sign up for Today at Apple sessions at apple.com/jp/today.