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Apple to start first Australian Global flagship store in Melbourne’s federation square

Apple has announced plans to setup its fifth global flagship store and first in Australia at Federation Square in Melbourne.

On Tuesday, Apple announced about its plan to open its first Australian Global flagship store in federation square, Melbourne. Federation Square is a cultural hub that houses a number of museums, art galleries and food joints. According to the official statement by Apple, the new store will be the most significant store by Apple in the southern hemisphere.

Apple’s store will replace Yarra Building at federation square. The huge two-story architecture is wrapped in glass walls across the main area and balconies.

Apple’s store will be the first retail store at the federation square. According to the statement, it could be possible after a partnership with federation square and the government of Victoria. Also, top architects from Victorian Government and Federation square have approved the proposed design by Apple.

The construction of the proposed store will begin in 2019 and will go on for over a year. Also, the statement says that the store construction will offer several hundred jobs and once completed, will have over two hundred employees.

The proposed facility will be Apple’s fifth global flagship store and second outside United States. Apart from the proposed flagship store, Apple currently operates 22 brick-and-mortar shops in Australia and 5 of them are in the state of Victoria.

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