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Topic: Apple Retail

Apple Stores begin selling Watch bands in advance of device's own retail debut

05/21/2015, 12:05 pm

Select Apple Stores are now selling official bands for the Apple Watch, according to photos and anecdotes posted on Twitter on Thursday, as Apple gears up for the product's formal retail debut.

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Apple's 50,000-square-foot retail store in Dubai to open in August

05/18/2015, 08:05 am

Apple's largest retail store yet, and its first in the Middle East, is on track to open in Dubai's Mall of the Emirates this summer, a new report reveals.

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Apple intervenes in Radio Shack sale in effort to protect customer data

05/14/2015, 09:05 am

Bidding for the RadioShack brand and customer data has ended, but not before Apple weighed in on the proceedings, saying that information collected during the sale of its own products should be left out of the deal.

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In-store Apple Watch pickup 'available soon,' Apple Store iOS app says

05/06/2015, 02:05 pm

Apple is on the verge of offering in-store pickup for people buying the Apple Watch, although no exact timeframe is being quoted, checks of the Apple Store iOS app revealed on Wednesday.

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Over a week after launch, Apple Watch still draws long line of buyers at Colette in Paris

05/05/2015, 01:05 pm

It's been over a week since retail sales of Apple Watch began at a select few boutique stores around the world. In Paris, the exclusive location for obtaining one is still managing a line of over 70 people waiting to buy.

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Apple retail chief Angela Ahrendts was America's top-paid female executive in 2014

05/05/2015, 09:05 am

Though she was only an Apple employee for about half of the year, Angela Ahrendts earned nearly $83 million last year, making her the highest paid female executive in America.

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Apple bringing back personal shopping for controversial new Madison Avenue store in NYC

05/01/2015, 10:05 am

Customers at Apple's forthcoming Madison Avenue store on Manhattan's Upper East Side will be privy to a special Apple Store experience, as the company will reinstate its dormant personal shopping service and observe shorter-than-normal hours in order to fit in with the tony neighborhood.

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Apple celebrates Earth Day with green retail store logos, App Store promos

04/22/2015, 02:04 pm

Apple Stores across the globe have once again turned their leaves green in celebration of Earth Day, while a special iTunes Store section highlights environmentally-friendly apps.

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Second wave of online-only Apple Watch preorders rumored to start in Italy, other countries May 8

04/22/2015, 08:04 am

Plans for Apple's international retail stores appear to suggest that the company will begin taking preorders for the Apple Watch in more countries around the world starting on Friday, May 8.

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Apple Watch won't be available in Apple's retail stores until June at the earliest

04/16/2015, 08:04 am

Walk-in purchases of the Apple Watch won't be available at Apple's retail stores until June at the earliest, as supply of the wrist-worn device will remain severely constrained, a new memo to employees from retail chief Angela Ahrendts has revealed.

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Nearly all Apple Watch retail try-ons are resulting in preorders, Cowen says

04/13/2015, 09:04 am

Customers who schedule an appointment to try on the Apple Watch are extremely likely to walk away with a preorder for the device, according to a new informal poll of retail employees conducted by an analyst.

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First look: Going hands-on with the Apple Watch at an Apple retail store

04/10/2015, 03:04 pm

With Apple Watch try-ons now available at Apple retail stores around the world, AppleInsider offers a closer look at the sampling process for the wrist-worn accessory, set to launch in just two weeks.

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Apple Watch orders will be online-only during launch period due to strong demand

04/09/2015, 08:04 am

Apple on Thursday confirmed that orders for the upcoming Apple Watch will be available exclusively online during the launch window, as the company expects that consumer demand will outstrip available supply of units.

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Apple Watch preorders will begin after 12:01 a.m. Pacific on April 10

04/03/2015, 01:04 pm

Preorders for the forthcoming Apple Watch will begin just after midnight Pacific Time in one week, on next Friday, April 10, Apple has revealed.

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Apple begins accepting non-iPhone trade-ins in the US, Europe

03/30/2015, 10:03 am

Consumers looking to make the switch from an Android, BlackBerry, or Windows Phone device to an iPhone can now bring their old handset directly to Apple, where they could trade it in to receive credit toward the purchase of a new iPhone.

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Angela Ahrendts was swayed to Apple retail by instant personal connection with Tim Cook

03/26/2015, 10:03 am

Former Burberry CEO Angela Ahrendts chose to leave the British fashion house for Apple largely because of the opportunity to work with Tim Cook, she hinted in a recent interview, choosing to serve alongside the Apple chief executive as he reshapes the company.

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Apple Stores will cater to Apple Watch Edition buyers with 30 minutes of hands-on time

03/25/2015, 03:03 pm

Starting April 10, standard appointments for sampling Apple Watch will run 15 minutes, but shoppers interested in the $10,000-and-up Apple Watch Edition will get a half-hour to see how it looks and fits.

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Google takes bigger step into retail with branded London store

03/11/2015, 12:03 pm

Google is taking a deeper step into the retail world with a newly-launched "store within a store," located in London, that will give the company a venue to promote products such as Android phones, Chromebooks, and the Chromecast.

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Apple hikes international prices in response to fluctuating exchange rates

03/10/2015, 12:03 pm

In reaction to the strength of the U.S. dollar, Apple has the raised prices at a number of its international online stores, including prices in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, France, Denmark, Sweden, Finland, and Portugal.

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Tim Cook says Apple Watch will replace electronic car keys, confirms Apple Store revamp

02/27/2015, 11:02 am

Apple is already attempting to eliminate the need for consumers to carry a wallet and may soon extend its assault to the second pat of the venerable three-pat technique, as Apple chief executive Tim Cook said this week that the company designed its forthcoming Apple Watch to replace electronic car keys and fobs.

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