Apple to Open Stores in Arizona, South Carolina July 26

Apple is planning to open its fifth store in Arizona and its first store in South Carolina on Saturday, July 26. The Arrowhead retail store in Glendale and the King Street store in Charleston will open their doors at 10:00 AM local time, and will sport the usual amenities including a Genius Bar and One to One shopping.

Apple has three store grand openings scheduled over the weekend, giving the company a jump start in its plans to move from 211 retail locations up to 242 by the end of the year.

For a complete list of events and directions to the Appleis new Arrowhead and King Street stores, visit the Apple Retail Web site.