Apple could sell 1 million watches opening weekend, and barely move the needle on Apple’s revenue (AAPL)


Apple will sell over one million Apple Watches over the opening weekend, according to Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster. By way of comparison, the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus sold over 10 million units in their first three days on the market last September, Apple says. Here's his reasoning:  1 million total Watch units in opening weekend would imply an attach rate of less than 1% of total iPhone users (close to half a percent). We believe given interest in the product and our prior survey work, a sub Read more [...]

Andy Graydon: Phase 2 of ‘Fig. 1,’ opening Feb. 27


Andy Graydon arrived in Honolulu on Feb. 17, and has been preparing nonstop for his sound installation Fig. 1 (these things we know), opening at ARTafterDARK on Feb. 27. He had barely unpacked his bag at the Spalding House visiting artist studio when he did his first interview. The next day he was in the Hawaii Public Radio studio (pictured above) with Puakea Nogelmeier, the guru of ‘Ōlelo Hawai‘i (and holder of one of the most distinctive, sonorous voices on the island). Born and raised on Read more [...]

Gwyneth Paltrow Drops in For Dallas Pop-Up Opening


Giving her fans plenty of holiday shopping opportunities, Gwyneth Paltrow opened a Goop pop-up store in Highland Park Village in Dallas, Texas over the weekend. And during her three-day stay in Lone Star State, the “Shakespeare in Love” actress spent plenty of time rubbing shoulders with customers and posing for photos. Gwyn even made it out to the Rag & Bone holiday party with co-founder David Neville when she wasn’t signing copies of her new book “It’s All Good.” Even famed designer Read more [...]

Eva Longoria Checks In at San Antonio Children’s Rehabilitation Institute Grand Opening


Taking care of some publicity duties, Eva Longoria traveled to San Antonio, Texas for the grand opening ceremony of the Children’s Rehabilitation Institute of TeletonUSA on Thursday (October 30). The “Desperate Housewives” dame was joined by her boyfriend Jose Antonio Baston as she mingled with fellow guests including members of her family. And it sounds like Teleton has big plans for the new facility as things get up and running for the month of November. A spokesperson told press, “We Read more [...]

Alessandra Ambrosio & Jared Leto Join Forces For Rimowa NYC Grand Opening


Stepping out for a fun-filled evening, Alessandra Ambrosio showed up at the grand opening of the Rimowa NYC store last night (October 28). The Brazilian knockout smiled from ear-to-ear as she posed for pictures with 30 Seconds to Mars rocker Jared Leto in the arrivals area. And Alessandra was all about flaunting her gorgeous body in a slim-fitting black and tan dress with a labyrinth maze border along the shoulder and hem. Known for high-end luggage and travel accessories, Rimowa is further expanding Read more [...]

Menlo Logistics Opening New Multi-client Warehouse in Ladkrabang, Thailand


Menlo Logistics (Menlo), the US$ 1.5 billion global logistics subsidiary of Con-way Inc. (NYSE:CNW), today announced the opening of its new, state-of-the-art, multi-client warehouse facility in Ladkrabang, Thailand. Menlo is a leading global provider of logistics, transportation management and supply chain services with operations on five continents. With a base of more than 36 operating locations in the South Asia region, the company’s services range from dedicated contract logistics to Read more [...]

Andy Graydon: Phase 1 of ‘Fig. 1,’ opening in February


In July, artist Andy Graydon was in the museum’s metals vault, examining a 3,200-year-old Chinese “ritual food vessel,” or ting, an object he is considering including—through words—in his upcoming installation Fig. 1, opening in February. Funded by a Laila Art Fund grant, Graydon was at the museum doing initial research and laying the groundwork for his project, which focuses on the relationship between media and environment. The work for two-channel sound will be made for the Honolulu Read more [...]