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Apple Watch stores opening in London, Paris, Tokyo on April 10

Apple has officially confirmed plans to open three dedicated Apple Watch stores in locations worldwide.

The outlets will be positioned inside existing department stores, selling Apple’s new wearable in London, Paris, and Tokyo.

We recently reported on an Apple Watch store being constructed inside the Isetan department store in Tokyo, but now it’s official.

The other stores will be placed inside Selfridges on Oxford Street in London, as well as Galeries Lafayette in Paris.

The stores will open their doors on April 10, but customers won’t actually be able to buy an Apple Watch until April 24.

It’s also worth noting that the stores will be used exclusively for viewing and selling the device, while repairs and support will be handled by Apple stores proper.

The Selfridges shop will be placed near the Wonder Room. That’s a shopping hall dedicated to peddling luxury goods, including jewellery and watches.

According to MacRumors, Apple has been drawing employees from other retail stores across the capital to staff the Selfridges branch.

The Galeries Lafayette outlet, meanwhile, will be placed across four balcony sections that overlook the main area of the department store.

Related: Apple Watch vs Android Wear

Apple unveiled its fledgling wearable late last year, and then held a second launch event earlier this month to confirm pricing details.

The cheapest Apple Watch will be the 38mm Apple Watch Sport, which is set to mark up at £299.

The most expensive Apple Watch, meanwhile, will be the Edition variant, with some models due to retail at £13,500.

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