Apple plans a flurry of new store openings this year.

MacMinute reports that Apple intends opening stores in the following locations: Los Angeles; Rancho Cucamonga; Danbury; Wilmington; West Des Moines; Braintree); and Lynnwood.

Last week, ifoAppleStore revealed Apple may plan a string of international store openings, with speculation that the company may open an outlet in Manchester, UK.

Apple may intend opening three additional stores in Japan as well.