Apple to Start Reopening Stores in Japan This Week

Apple is set to start reopening its retail stores in Japan this week after having been closed for months because of the global health crisis.

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Bloomberg's Mark Gurman notes that Apple's website says stores in Fukuoka and Nagoya Sakae will reopen on May 27. Reopening dates for the country's eight other Apple stores have not yet been posted.

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has lifted the country's nationwide state of emergency, ending restrictions in the remaining areas where the order was still in effect, one week ahead of schedule.

Apple has reopened stores in Australia, Germany, Austria, South Korea, Switzerland and some stores in Italy, the U.S., and Canada.

The company is taking safety measures as it gradually re-opens stores across the globe. These include temperature checks conducted at the door, limited occupancy, and a renewed emphasis on one-to-one service. As an alternative to entering some physical stores, customers can also expect to see curb-side pickup and drop off options.

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Top Rated Comments

glowplug Avatar
53 months ago

Notice the windows on the store?
It's the iPhone 12... right there in plain view.
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synergize Avatar
53 months ago
Notice the windows on the store?
Score: 2 Votes (Like | Disagree)
BootLoxes Avatar
53 months ago

Yeah, living in Tokyo I can confirm that. Most restrooms just have cold water...
ah. you must be well versed in the one hand finger tip dip before walking out one second later. i see it every day lol (osaka)
Score: 1 Votes (Like | Disagree)
BootLoxes Avatar
53 months ago

Clean
They dont even wash their hands here man... many bathrooms didnt even start putting in soap until the corona situation happened
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Gasu E. Avatar
53 months ago

It's the iPhone 12... right there in plain view.
Yeah, I see it, right there at coordinates (186,73). What a great catch, and what a cool easter egg.
Score: 1 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Zorori Avatar
53 months ago

They dont even wash their hands here man... many bathrooms didnt even start putting in soap until the corona situation happened
Yeah, living in Tokyo I can confirm that. Most restrooms just have cold water...
Score: 1 Votes (Like | Disagree)