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Last Updated: Wednesday, 1 November 2006, 10:13 GMT
Apple branches out into Scotland
iPod Nano
Apple is set to open its eigth store in the UK
The firm behind the iPod and the iMac has applied to open its first Scottish store in Glasgow.

Apple has lodged a planning application to open a store at 147 Buchanan Street, a grade A building.

If given the go-ahead by Glasgow City Council, work could start on the 1m store in the spring of 2007 and could be completed by mid-summer.

The local authority received the planning application in mid-October. Apple has seven stores in the UK

The site of their proposed Glasgow store is currently occupied by home-furnishing retailer The Pier.

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