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Topic: retail

Apple order fulfillment ranks first among online retailers with average delivery time of 2.3 days in June

07/30/2014, 07:07 pm

According to fresh data from customer service analytics company StellaService, Apple ranked No. 1 on the firm's charts for the first time ever in June, averaging 2.3 days to process and deliver online orders.

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Apple to open 12th Chinese retail store in Wuxi's Center 66 mall next week

07/24/2014, 02:07 am

Apple announced through its website on Wednesday that it will be opening a new retail outlet in Wuxi, China at the Center 66 mall, the company's 12th brick-and-mortar store in the country.

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Apple's 'Back to School' promotion goes live with $100 gift cards for Mac purchases, $50 for iPhone and iPad

07/01/2014, 09:07 am

Apple on Tuesday revealed its "Back to School" sales promotion for summer 2014, offering $100 Apple Store Gift Cards for new Mac purchases and $50 Apple Store Gift Cards for iPhones and iPads.

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Apple debuts new banners in retail stores, showcases iPhone and iPad through photography

07/01/2014, 03:07 am

Apple Store employees around the world have been installing new light box wall graphics showing a completely different style than the usual product close-ups overlaid atop stark white backgrounds.

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Apple to reportedly kick off 'Back to School' promo on Tuesday with iTunes gift cards

06/30/2014, 04:06 pm

According to a report on Monday, Apple will be launching its annual summertime "Back to School" sale campaign tomorrow, with this year's promotion again bringing iTunes gift cards to students buying Macs, iPads and iPhones.

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Apple's Ahrendts offers tips on transitioning to a new job in LinkedIn post

06/23/2014, 07:06 pm

Apple's newly hired SVP of Retail Angela Ahrendts posted an article to LinkedIn on Monday, offering advice to those transitioning to new jobs, just as she did recently in joining Apple.

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Apple retail chief Angela Ahrendts, other execs on hand for Omotesando Apple Store opening [u]

06/12/2014, 09:06 pm

Apple SVP of Retail Angela Ahrendts made her first official public appearance as an Apple exec at the grand opening of the company's newest retail outlet in Japan on Friday, posing for pictures with Apple fans and customers who made it down for the event.

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New China Apple Store may be second to feature iconic cylindrical glass entryway

06/12/2014, 07:06 pm

As part of Apple's efforts to triple its retail presence in China over the next two years, the company will open a store in Chongqing that appears to feature an architectural flourish familiar to Chinese customers: a giant glass cylinder.

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Apple video offers peek inside new Japanese retail store ahead of grand opening

06/11/2014, 11:06 pm

Apple on Wednesday published to its official YouTube channel a video highlighting the design of its latest Apple Store located in Omotesando, Tokyo as final preparations are made for a grand opening on Friday.

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Japan's latest Apple Store features all-glass walls, aluminum roof and spiral staircase

06/09/2014, 07:06 pm

Construction workers have removed the protective barriers fronting the upcoming Apple Store in Omotesando, Japan, revealing three all-glass walls, a hanging Apple logo and central spiral staircase leading to an underground level.

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Australian Apple Store employees agree to new contract terms with increased base pay

06/06/2014, 03:06 am

Apple retail employees in Australia have signed off on four-year contract with the company that will see base pay rates jump some 16 percent from the previous terms agreed to in 2009.

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Japan Apple Store to feature eco-friendly 'green curtain' for heat control

05/29/2014, 08:05 pm

When Apple's latest store opens in Tokyo, Japan, it will feature a style of eco-friendly architecture the company has never before used at a retail outlet: foliage.

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Online Apple Store offering free shipping on all purchases through May 29

05/23/2014, 04:05 am

Apple on Friday announced free shipping on all purchases made through the Online Apple Store in the run up to Father's Day, a change from the typical $50-and-up campaign pricing.

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Apple Store confirmed for World Trade Center as work begins on Upper East Side outlet

05/06/2014, 10:05 pm

Apple is preparing to boost its presence in New York with a space in the upcoming World Trade Center site mall and a nearly century-old converted bank building, both of which are scheduled to open in 2015.

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Apple now No. 2 online retailer behind Amazon, report says

05/06/2014, 07:05 pm

While Amazon is far and away the world's largest online sales entity, Apple has been growing over the past three years and is now sitting in second place after unseating office supply company Staples.

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Angela Ahrendts joins Apple, Inc., tasked with polishing flat retail operations

05/01/2014, 04:05 pm

Angela Ahrendts has been removed from the corporate listings of Burberry, signaling her move to Apple where she will take over the company's retail and online sales.

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Apple Store logos and employee uniforms go green for Earth Day

04/22/2014, 03:04 am

In commemoration of Earth Day, Apple Stores around the world have changed the color of the iconic Apple logo's leaf section green, while employees were given special green t-shirts to wear for the day.

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Briefly: Online Apple Store delays 24-hour ship times in Europe for Easter

04/18/2014, 04:04 pm

In a change to certain European Online Apple Stores, the company is no longer offering 24-hour delivery turnarounds, while the option remains active in the U.S. and Canada.

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Photos show seamless glass cuboid to cap new Turkish Apple Store

04/02/2014, 05:04 am

Less than a week before a scheduled grand opening, construction workers at Apple's first retail outlet in Turkey took the wraps off a large all-glass structure that will serve as a huge skylight for the underground store.

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World's first Apple computer retailer to shutter operations on Mar. 30

03/20/2014, 02:03 am

Employees at Minneapolis-based FirstTech, the world's first Apple reseller, learned on Wednesday that the store will be closing its doors at the end of March after 73 years in business.

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