Apple will open it's second Bristol store this Saturday, 12 December at 9 am until 9 pm, at the Upper Mall, The Mall at Cribbs Causeway, Bristol, BS34 5DG, in time for Christmas.

The Apple Store is opening in the former HMV branch on the first floor of The Mall. HMV has moved downstairs to the former premises of rival Zavvi, which finally shut it's doors early this year after falling sales.

Opening times for the new Bristol Apple Store are: Mon - Fri: 9:30 am - 9:00 pm, Sat: 9:00 am - 8:00 pm, Sun: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm.

Apple's current Bristol store is at 11 Philadelphia Street, Cabot Circus, BS1 3BZ, 0117 900 3450. Apple opened the store in the £500 million Cabot Circus shopping centre in November 2008.

Meanwhile, in the run up to Christmas, Apple retail stores will gift wrap any iPod or MacBook for £3.