Topic: Apple Retail
12/27/2011, 08:12 am
Apple's retail operations were fined 900,000 euros, or $1.2 million, in Italy in response to complaints of "unfair commercial practices" related to product warranties.
12/12/2011, 05:12 pm
Apple has posted a panoramic picture of its new Grand Central Terminal retail location, makes it interactive by leveraging the gyroscope found in iOS devices.
12/09/2011, 12:12 pm
With sales of Macs growing at more than six times the industry average, MacMall on Saturday will give away thousands in Apple gear to customers attending the grand opening of its Huntington Beach retail store -- the latest component of the reseller's retail expansion plans that will it see move into Chicago early next year.
12/09/2011, 09:12 am
Friday's grand opening of the new Apple Store in New York's Grand Central Terminal drew a crowd of customers who lined up to be among the first to shop at the massive new retail location [updated with more pictures].
12/07/2011, 11:12 am
Apple has taken down the tarps covering the front of its soon-to-open Grand Central Terminal Store, revealing the entrance to one of its largest retail locations in the world.
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.