Topic: Apple Retail
12/06/2011, 02:12 pm
Apple's newly launched retail self-checkout program, which allows customers to pay for an in-store transaction on their phone without speaking to a store employee, has reportedly gotten off to a successful start.
12/02/2011, 08:12 pm
A leaked document outlining employee guidelines summarizes Apple's unwavering commitment to secrecy, allows little margin for error in a culture saturated by social media.
12/02/2011, 11:12 am
Unfazed by plans to investigate Apple's lease on prime property in New York's Grand Central Terminal, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority struck back on Friday against what officials feel have been "inaccurate" reports.
12/01/2011, 01:12 pm
After a story revealed that Apple is paying a lower-than-average rate for its new Grand Central Terminal megastore, a New York state official is now investigating the lease.
11/30/2011, 04:11 pm
Apple is said to be paying less per square foot for its Grand Central Station store, and will not share any of its sales with New York's Metropolitan Transportation Authority, as part of a "unique" and advantageous deal for the company.
11/23/2011, 01:11 pm
Apple has begun advertising that its new retail store at New York's Grand Central Station will be "arriving soon," while a new rumor claims the store will open on Dec. 9.
11/22/2011, 06:11 pm
The unveiling of what is to be the largest Apple Store in the world, a retail space in New York's Grand Central Terminal, will not take place on Black Friday as rumored earlier this week.
11/22/2011, 05:11 pm
In preparation for Black Friday, a majority of Apple Stores in the U.S. will open their doors early between 5AM and 9AM, 18 locations will reportedly start the day at 4AM and at least five will start sales at midnight.
11/14/2011, 09:11 am
Though Apple has partnered with a global executive search firm to find a new head of its retail operations, the difficulty of the search may prompt the company to simply promote someone from within its ranks.
11/08/2011, 08:11 am
Apple has updated its official Apple Store application for iOS, adding the new "Personal Pickup" option, as well as an "Easy Pay" feature, which allows customers to pay for an item on their own, direct from an iPhone, while in a retail store.
11/07/2011, 11:11 pm
Apple on Tuesday will launch a new mandatory training program to educate its retail managers on how to deal with unions.
11/07/2011, 09:11 am
Consumer interest in the iPhone 4S has not waned since the handset went on sale last month, as one new analysis has found most Apple stores run out of stock on a daily basis.
11/04/2011, 09:11 am
Apple on Friday took the wraps off of its flagship store on New York City's Fifth Avenue, revealing its new glass cube entrance that sports a simpler look with fewer panes.
11/03/2011, 09:11 pm
Apple will temporarily close its flagship Fifth Ave retail store in New York on Thursday evening in preparation for the unveiling of the newly redesigned glass cube on Friday at 10:00 a.m. Eastern.
11/01/2011, 08:11 pm
A British Employment Tribunal has upheld Apple's decision to dismiss a retail store employee who violated company policy by posting derogatory comments about his employer on the Facebook social networking site.
11/01/2011, 10:11 am
As was previously announced, Apple's head of retail operations, Ron Johnson, departed the company on Tuesday, though Apple has not yet named a successor.
10/31/2011, 01:10 pm
Apple continues to expand its new in-store pickup option, as customers in New York City can now pick up online purchases from the company's retail locations.
10/31/2011, 10:10 am
Apple's capital expenditures in its 2012 fiscal year are projected to increase by $3.4 billion, as the company gears up for major projects like its new solar farm in North Carolina, and a new corporate campus in Cupertino, Calif.
10/31/2011, 09:10 am
Apple plans to give retail customers the ability to finalize their own in-store purchases via its iOS application for the iPhone, according to a new report.
10/27/2011, 12:10 am
A recently filed 10-K form with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission by Apple reveals that the number of full-time employees at the company has swelled to 60,400, while owned or leased building space has increased to 13.2 million square feet.