Apple shop not an iPad retailer

2013-02-20 14:30
The Apple iPod Touch is still a cool device. (Duncan Alfreds, News24)

The Apple iPod Touch is still a cool device. (Duncan Alfreds, News24)

Multimedia   ·   User Galleries   ·   News in Pictures Send us your pictures  ·  Send us your stories

London - The success of the Apple technology company is making life harder for sellers of real apples. An apple shop in the English county of Norfolk is being renamed because it keeps getting mistaken for the computing giant.

Shop owner Geoff Fisher told the BBC that he was getting up to two dozen calls per week about iPhone and iPads.

He suspects the confusion is because Apple opened a shop in the neighbouring city of Norwich in 2009 and his shop near the small village of Wroxham has the same telephone prefix as Norwich.

The shop, which has been selling apple juice and cider for 20 years, will be renamed from April as the Norfolk Cider Shop. There was no pressure from the US company, Fisher stressed.

Join the conversation! encourages commentary submitted via MyNews24. Contributions of 200 words or more will be considered for publication.

We reserve editorial discretion to decide what will be published.
Read our comments policy for guidelines on contributions.
Read more on:    apple  |  ipad  |  mobile
NEXT ON NEWS24X publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
Comments have been closed for this article.

Inside News24


Rugby World Cup 2015

All the action from the 2015 RWC, including live coverage of all 48 matches, breaking news, fixtures, results, logs - and much more!


Rugby World Cup 2015

Boks won't be tired, assures Louw
Mumm wary of depleted Welsh
Lack of experience costs England dear
Jean rejoins Springbok camp
Traffic Alerts

Relationships and significant connections may play an important role in your day today. Let the warmth of the Leo moon inspire more

There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.


Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.

Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire network.


Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.

Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.