Apple retail

By MacRumors Staff
Apple has more than 500 retail locations all around the world. In its stores, Apple sells standard Apple products along with a wide range of accessories, both first and third-party.

Apple hosts "Today" sessions at its stores to teach customers how to better use their Apple products, and the company also offers in-store repairs and support at the "Genius Grove."

The Apple retail tag covers everything from new retail developments to unique products that Apple offers.

Apple retail Articles

Apple to Use Retail Stores as Distribution Centers for Faster Deliveries

Friday October 9, 2020 1:31 pm PDT by
Apple is planning to use its retail store locations as distribution centers to ship products to consumers more quickly, reports Bloomberg. This would be a departure from the current strategy that sees products shipped from warehouses or direct from China. Items that are in stock are now able to be shipped from a network of close to 300 stores across the United States and Canada, and Apple...

Video Offers Closer Look at Apple Face Mask

Friday September 25, 2020 5:25 am PDT by
YouTube channel Unbox Therapy has today shared a new video giving a closer look at Apple's reusable face masks for corporate and retail employees. Apple's own face mask was designed by the company's Engineering and Industrial Design teams amid the global health crisis for corporate and retail employees, and the boxes include Apple's famous "Designed by Apple in California" text. The...

Apple Bringing Online Store to India on September 23

Thursday September 17, 2020 6:42 pm PDT by
Apple today announced that it plans to open its online store in India on Wednesday, September 23, providing customers located in India with a way to purchase iPhones, Macs, iPads, and more directly from Apple. "We're proud to be expanding in India and want to do all we can to support our customers and their communities," said Deirdre O'Brien, Apple's senior vice president of Retail + People....

Apple Trials Express Retail Store Format for Genius Bar Appointments and Online Order Pickups

Tuesday September 15, 2020 1:52 am PDT by
Apple is trying out a new retail store experience that puts express pickup of online orders and Genius Bar appointments front and center, while keeping customer and staff safety paramount during the ongoing global health crisis. Images credited to PopVox co-founder and CEO Marci Harris via Twitter Dubbed "Apple Express," the temporary retail format for brick-and-mortar stores is being trialed ...

Video Provides Walkthrough of Apple Marina Bay Sands in Singapore on Opening Day

Thursday September 10, 2020 3:41 am PDT by
Apple today opened its new Marina Bay Sands retail store in Singapore, and YouTube channel Superadrianme TV has produced a video walkthrough, embedded below, that gives viewers a real sense of what it's like to visit the stunning one-of-a-kind construction. The video includes Apple's traditional clapping welcome for customers at an official store opening, the 45-meter-long underwater...

Apple Designs Custom Face Mask for Corporate and Retail Employees [Updated with Unboxing]

Wednesday September 9, 2020 11:13 am PDT by
Apple's design team has created a new kind of protective mask that's being distributed to retail and corporate employees, reports Bloomberg. The mask is called the Apple Face Mask and it was developed in-house in Cupertino by the Engineering and Industrial Design teams at Apple. Last week, an Apple employee sent MacRumors an image of the mask design, which can be seen up above. The Apple ...

9th Circuit Rules Apple Owes Retail Workers for Time Spent in Security Screenings

Thursday September 3, 2020 2:09 am PDT by
The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Wednesday said Apple must pay over 12,000 retail workers in California for the time spent waiting for compulsory bag searches at the end of their shifts (via Reuters). A unanimous three-judge panel reversed a judge who had tossed the case and ordered him to enter summary judgment for the plaintiffs, after the California Supreme Court in response to...

Apple Planning to Reopen Some U.S. Stores Still Shut Down Due to COVID-19

Monday August 24, 2020 1:26 pm PDT by
Apple has started informing retail employees that it plans to reopen some of the Apple retail locations that have been closed twice over because of the continued spread of the coronavirus, reports Bloomberg. There's no word on which stores will be reopening at this time, but employees have been told to expect imminent store openings this week. After the initial COVID-19 lockdown, Apple began ...

Apple's Marina Bay Sands Retail Store to Open Soon in Singapore

Monday August 24, 2020 2:05 am PDT by
Apple today announced the imminent opening of Apple Marina Bay Sands, its third and arguably most distinctive retail store in the country of Singapore. Image credit: Today Apple Marina Bay Sands has a unique dome-like design unlike any other Apple store. The spherical structure sits on a body of water that was previously occupied by the mega-nightclub Avalon on Singapore's Marina Bay, home to ...

Apple Oakridge Centre to Close Until 2024 Due to Redevelopment

Wednesday August 19, 2020 3:43 am PDT by
Apple Oakridge Centre in Vancouver, British Columbia, is set to close for up to four years as the mall undergoes major redevelopment, according to Retail Insider and 9to5Mac. The current Apple Store will be replaced entirely and moved to an all-new redesigned space. The new retail location will be a flagship store with more than 10,000 square feet of space. The Oakridge Centre is in the ...

Apple Asks UK Retail Landlords for 50% Rent Cut Despite Record Sales

Sunday August 2, 2020 11:20 am PDT by
Apple has asked landlords of its retail stores in the UK for a 50 percent cut to rent, reports The Sunday Times. If landlords agree to cut rent by up to 50 percent and offer a "rent-free period" of an undisclosed duration, Apple is supposedly offering a considerable lease extension in return. The proposal is understood to relate to stores with several years left to run on their leases,...

Apple Central World Opens Friday in Thailand

Wednesday July 29, 2020 1:42 am PDT by
Apple has officially announced the opening of its Apple Central World store on Friday with a press release that includes several new images of the interior of the building. Apple Central World is nestled in the heart of Ratchaprasong, Bangkok's iconic intersection, and it joins Apple's existing store in Thailand, Apple Iconsiam, which opened in November 2018. Apple Central World’s...

LG UltraFine 5K Display 'Currently Unavailable' From Apple

Tuesday July 28, 2020 4:56 pm PDT by
Apple is sold out of the $1,300 LG UltraFine 5K Display, which is listed as "Currently Unavailable" from the online Apple Store and is unavailable for pickup from Apple retail stores. The LG UltraFine 5K Display is not available for purchase in the United States, the UK, Canada, and Brazil, as noted by 9to5Mac. Prior to when the monitor was listed as unavailable, there were long shipping...

Apple's Field Trip Retail Store Program Eliminated as Coronavirus Outbreaks Continue

Tuesday July 28, 2020 10:39 am PDT by
Many of Apple's retail stores in the United States remain closed at this time due to the ongoing spread of the coronavirus, and in others, social distancing policies are in place, which has necessitated the suspension of in-person programs like Today at Apple and Field Trip. Apple recently announced that it is ending the Apple Field Trip program, which was designed to allow K-12 students and ...

Apple Highcross in Leicester Reopens Wednesday, First Time Since March All UK Stores Will Be Open

Tuesday July 28, 2020 7:06 am PDT by
Apple Highcross in the British city of Leicester is set to reopen on Wednesday, which will mark the first time every Apple retail store in the United Kingdom has been open since the country's lockdown began in March in response to the global health crisis. Michael Steeber on Twitter noted the change on Apple's Highcross store web page, which indicates the retail location will open on July 29 ...

Apple Providing U.S. Employees With Up to Four Hours Paid Time Off to Vote in November Election

Friday July 24, 2020 3:45 pm PDT by
Apple is providing all of its employees in the United States with up to four hours of paid time off to vote in the election that will take place on Tuesday, November 3, reports Bloomberg. Apple today sent out a memo to employees announcing the policy, which applies to retail employees and hourly workers."For retail team members and hourly workers across the company, if you're scheduled to...

Inside Apple's Coronavirus Store Closure Strategies

Thursday July 23, 2020 8:25 am PDT by
With Apple gradually reclosing many of its U.S. stores as coronavirus cases increase, The Wall Street Journal has taken a look at Apple's strategies and criteria for deciding when and where to close stores, viewing the company as a retail bellwether. As noted by analyst Gene Munster in the video, Apple's massive cash reserves and its heavy online presence mean that the company can be more...

Apple Recloses Eight Stores in Maryland, Missouri, Virginia, and Wisconsin

Wednesday July 15, 2020 3:59 am PDT by
Apple is re-closing eight more retail stores across the United States, in the states of Maryland, Missouri, Virginia, and Wisconsin. Apple Towson Town, Maryland According to Michael Steeber on Twitter, the following stores will be closed from today: Leawood (Leawood) – Kansas Towson Town Center (Towson) - Maryland Country Club Plaza (Kansas City) - Missouri MacArthur Center (Norfolk)...

Apple Not Expecting U.S. Offices to Return to Normal in 2020, Encourages Retail Staff at Closed Stores to Work Remotely

Monday July 13, 2020 12:48 pm PDT by
With coronavirus outbreaks across the United States continuing to spike, Apple is finding new roles for retail staff as it closes more of its store locations and is no longer expecting corporate employees to fully return to on-campus work in the U.S. in 2020, according to Bloomberg. Apple has been forced to re-close many retail locations in the United States that had previously reopened,...

Apple Recloses 11 Stores in Southern California, Maryland, Ohio, and Tennessee

Friday July 10, 2020 4:05 am PDT by
Apple is reclosing 11 additional retail stores in the U.S. because of local increases in coronavirus infections. As reported by 9to5Mac, the stores are located in California, Maryland, Ohio, and Tennessee, and add to the two stores that temporarily closed earlier this week, bringing the total Apple retail store reclosures in the country to 91. The stores in California include Brea Mall...