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Topic: Apple Retail

Apple's short-lived retail chief says he 'just didn't fit with the business'

03/15/2013, 02:03 pm

John Browett, who was in charge of Apple's retail business for just six months before he was fired, admitted this week he wasn't a good fit in that role.

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Training docs reveal Macs, iPhones, iPads heading to Staples in late March

03/13/2013, 02:03 pm

The timeline for Apple gear to go on sale at office supply chain Staples may have gotten a bit clearer, as internal training documents point to a late-March date for the retailer to begin selling not only Apple accessories, but iPhones and iPads, as well as Mac notebooks at some locations.

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Staples to begin carrying Apple accessories in retail stores

03/06/2013, 12:03 pm

Staples will begin selling Apple accessories in its retail stores in the near future, the company's CEO revealed on Wednesday.

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Bear spray-armed thieves rob Vancouver Apple Store

03/05/2013, 09:03 am

Thieves armed with bear spray hit the Oakridge Mall Apple Store in Vancouver just before closing in Monday, spraying roughly 40 people and making off with an unknown number of iPods, iPads, and notebooks.

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Former Apple retail chief presides over JC Penney's lowest sales in 20 years

02/28/2013, 10:02 am

JC Penney Chief Executive Ron Johnson, who formerly ran Apple's retail business, is under fire after overseeing the company's lowest sales in more than two decades.

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Google denies plans to build its own retail stores

02/26/2013, 02:02 pm

The head of Google's Android devision has shot down rumors that his company is planning to enter the retail space and directly sell the company's hardware to consumers.

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Apple TV, Smart Covers, AirPorts & other Apple accessories come to Staples

02/26/2013, 11:02 am

Staples on Tuesday updated its website to advertise that accessories for Apple products including the Magic Mouse, Time Capsule and EarPods are now available for purchase through the retailer.

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Apple accounts for 20% of all 2012 US consumer technology sales revenue

02/19/2013, 08:02 am

Apple was the third-largest consumer technology retailer in the U.S. in 2012, while its products accounted for the largest share of revenue among consumer tech companies.

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Burglar breaks $100K custom glass door with rocks at Boulder Apple Store

02/18/2013, 09:02 am

The damage caused to the glass door in the burglary of a Boulder, Colo., Apple Store was more costly than the goods that were actually stolen.

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Tim Cook says visiting a bustling Apple retail store on rough days is "like Prozac"

02/12/2013, 11:02 am

Apple CEO Tim Cook joked Tuesday that, whenever he starts feeling his energy sag, he visits one of the company's bustling retail stores -- which he's dubbed the 'face of Apple' -- to help lift his spirits.

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Apple partner Philips exits consumer electronics business

01/29/2013, 08:01 am

Philips Electronics, which has been in the consumer market for more than 80 years, announced Tuesday that it has sold off the remnants of its consumer-oriented business.

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Paris thieves nab $1.3M in Apple products in New Year's Eve robbery

01/02/2013, 02:01 pm

Armed and masked robbers made off with an estimated $1.3 million in Apple products during a heist of an Apple store in central Paris on New Year's Eve.

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Photos from Apple's latest retail openings in US, Australia & China

12/16/2012, 12:12 pm

This was a big weekend for Apple's retail operations, as the company opened four entirely new stores, along with a handful of larger and improved replacement locations.

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Apple's China reservation system again cuts down on lines, scalpers for iPhone 5

12/14/2012, 02:12 pm

As the iPhone 5 went on sale Friday, lines at retail stores were again subdued compared to previous product launches, as Apple's new reservation system prevented excitement from turning into potentially dangerous crowds.

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New Apple Stores opening in Hong Kong, Australia & Sweden; NJ stores renovated

12/10/2012, 10:12 am

This Saturday will be a big day for Apple Retail, with four new stores set to open across the globe. Also, two stores in New Jersey have also been renovated in time for the holidays.

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Scalpers swarm Apple's relatively quiet iPad mini retail launch in China

12/07/2012, 09:12 am

Apple's reservation-only system in China, put in place after a near-riot occurred for the iPhone 4S launch, led to few crowds for the debut of the iPad mini.

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Apple's recent executive shakeup was about 'collaboration,' Tim Cook says

12/06/2012, 09:12 am

Though Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook stopped short of explicitly criticizing recently ousted executives Scott Forstall and John Browett, he did say that recent personnel changes were done to encourage "collaboration."

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Apple trounces Microsoft in Black Friday retail traffic, purchases

11/26/2012, 08:11 am

A comparison of Apple and Microsoft retail stores on Black Friday found that nearly 5 times as many items were purchased per hour at the Apple Store.

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Apple has nearly caught up with demand for iPhone 5

11/21/2012, 08:11 am

Supply of the iPhone 5 at Apple's U.S. retail stores has almost completely caught up with demand, just in time for the bustling holiday shopping season.

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Apple doubles Tiffany's in retail sales per square foot

11/13/2012, 09:11 am

Apple is once again by far the most valuable retailer based on sales per square foot, more than doubling the sales of Tiffany & Co.

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