When it comes to product design, Apple has openly tried to label Samsung as a copycat, but Samsung has stood its ground protesting otherwise. However, the recent opening of Samsung’s first retail store could potentially ruffle a few feathers in Cupertino.
Now open for business in Burnaby’s Metropolis in Metrotown, Vancouver, Samsung’s new store bears a striking resemblance to an Apple Store. Featuring an open floor plan and staff members wearing Genius Bar- like blue shirts ready to provide product demonstrations, it’s somewhat frighteningly iSame.
To get a look and feel for Samsung’s new retail setup, check out the video below. We’re pretty sure that someone else is watching it closely. But it’s not like Apple is going to file a trademark on its retail store’s design. Now that would be just plain silly, right?