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Videos: Apple ends fiscal year with 7 store openings - update

September 23, 2011: 7:25 AM ET

It may actually reach its goal of opening 30 new stores in the last quarter of fiscal 2011

Source: MIC Gadget

This will be a big weekend for Apple (AAPL) retail, with seven grand openings scheduled on four continents over two days. The new stores, according to ifoAppleStore:

  • IFC Mall (Hong Kong)
  • Nanjing East (Shanghai)
  • Westfield Hornsby (Australia)
  • Centro Sicilia (Italy)
  • New Haven (Conn.)
  • Metrotown (Canada)
  • Le Chesnay (France)

Videos of huge crowds and over-excited staffers have already started to pop up on YouTube, including the first one below of a pumped-up phalanx of blue-shirted staffers at Shanghai's Nanjing store. Put some little red books in their fists and we could almost be in Mao's China.

We'll add more videos as they come in.

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