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Apple Corps Ltd is a multi-armed multimedia corporation founded in London in January 1968 by the members of the Beatles to replace their earlier company and to form a conglomerate. Its name is a pun. Its chief division is Apple Records, which was launched in the same year. Other divisions included Apple Electronics, Apple Films, Apple Publishing and Apple Retail, whose most notable venture was the ill-fated Apple Boutique, on the corner of Baker Street and Paddington Street in central London. Apple's headquarters in the late 1960s was at the upper floors of 94 Baker Street, after that at 95 Wigmore Street, and subsequently at 3 Savile Row. The latter address was also known as the Apple Building, which was home to the Apple Studio.

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Google previewThe Beatles Encyclopedia: Everything Fab Four (2016)

by Kenneth Womack

Apple Corps was famously launched by Lennon and McCartney during a May 1968 press conference at New York City's American Hotel. Speaking to the organization's goal of promoting hitherto obscure musicians and artists, McCartney ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Recorded Sound (2004)

by Frank Hoffmann

In seeking to get greater control overtheir recordings and careers,the Beatles formed Apple Corps in 1967.The company wasoriginally envisioned to have several divisions, including a recordlabeland recording studio; a film arm; anda clothing ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Intellectual Property Law (2011)

by Peter Groves

The distinctive part of the corporate name of, first, the company set up in 1968 as a corporate vehicle for The Beatles' business activities (Apple Corps Ltd); and secondly, a US computer manufacturer incorporated in 1977 as Apple Computer, ...

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