Apple retail

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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

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Aqara HomeKit Accessories Now Available From Online Apple Store in Europe

Wednesday July 21, 2021 1:00 am PDT by
Aqara HomeKit accessories are now available from the Apple Store Online in a range of European countries, the company has today announced. Aqara products will be available from the Apple Store Online in France, Germany, Italy, Spain, and the UK. To date, Aqara products have only been stocked in Apple Stores in Mainland China, Hong Kong, and Macao. Review: Aqara Camera Hub G2H and Sensors...
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Apple Requiring Retail Employees in Some Regions to Wear Masks, Other Employees Encouraged to Do So

Tuesday July 20, 2021 11:08 am PDT by
Amid spiking cases in the ongoing health crisis, Apple has started urging its employees to wear masks in retail store locations once again, and is mandating it in some areas, according to Bloomberg's Mark Gurman. Apple stopped requiring fully vaccinated customers and employees to wear masks at Apple Store locations in June, but with the Delta variant spreading across the United States and...
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MagSafe Battery Pack Now Available for Apple Store Pickup

Tuesday July 20, 2021 2:39 am PDT by
The newly-launched MagSafe Battery Pack for the iPhone 12 mini, iPhone 12, iPhone 12 Pro, and iPhone 12 Pro Max is now available for in-store pickup at Apple Stores in a range of countries and regions around the world. Spot checks show that customers in the U.S., Canada, UK, EU, Australia, Japan, and China can now place an order for a ‌MagSafe Battery Pack‌ on Apple's website or in the Apple ...
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Some Apple Stores Decorated in Flag Colors to Celebrate New International Apple Watch Bands

Friday July 16, 2021 12:27 pm PDT by
Apple has decorated some of its retail stores around the world with a series of colorful stripes that are designed to celebrate the International Collection of Apple Watch bands that were released in June. Image via Storetellee Several photos of the decorated Apple Store locations have been shared on Twitter, showing off stripes in different country colors. Both the new Apple Watch bands...
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Apple Developing Hybrid 'Retail Flex' Work From Home Program for Apple Store Employees

Thursday July 1, 2021 12:46 pm PDT by
Apple is developing a hybrid work model for its retail employees that would sometimes allow them to work from home, reports Bloomberg. It may sound unusual for a retail employee to work from home, but in this case, it means that workers would be able to take on at-home support shifts in addition to their in-store shifts. A "Retail Flex" pilot program is set to debut, which will see...
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Apple Launches Limited In-Person Apple Camp Sessions for Kids

Thursday July 1, 2021 10:47 am PDT by
Apple today began accepting registrations for Apple Camp, a summer program for children that's held in Apple retail locations. Apple is hosting limited sessions in Apple Stores this year, a departure from last year when Apple Camp transitioned to an in-home experience. Apple Camp is open to children aged 8 to 12, but sessions are highly limited and generally only available in major cities...
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Apple Stores to Drop Mask Requirement for Vaccinated Customers This Week

Sunday June 13, 2021 11:31 am PDT by
Apple will no longer require vaccinated customers to wear masks inside their retail stores in the U.S, a major shift in policy compared to last month, according to Bloomberg. The new change, expected to go into effect on Tuesday, will no longer require customers who have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to wear masks inside Apple Stores in the United States. Bloomberg notes that Apple...
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Apple's Flagship Tower Theatre Store Opening in Los Angeles on June 24

Friday June 11, 2021 9:26 am PDT by
Apple has been working on an Apple Store at the iconic Tower Theatre in Los Angeles for years now, and the new location is set to open later this month on June 24. Apple Tower Theatre is the first retail store in downtown Los Angeles, and it's located in L.A.'s historic Broadway Theater District. This location was the city's retail hub for the first half of the twentieth century, and is now...
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Apple to 'Add More Stores' Around the World, Says SVP of Retail

Monday May 31, 2021 2:42 am PDT by
Apple is planning to expand its global retail presence by opening more physical stores (via Bloomberg). Despite inner cities struggling with an accelerating shift to online sales, Apple is planning to open more retail stores. The company currently operates 511 Apple stores globally, of which over 100 are in Europe. Apple's senior vice president of retail and people, Deirdre O'Brien,...
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New Apple Via del Corso Retail Store in Rome, Italy Opens May 27

Wednesday May 26, 2021 2:30 am PDT by
Apple has previewed Apple Via del Corso, its newest retail location in a vibrant center of Rome, Italy. Apple says the store preserves the grand Palazzo Marignoli, paying homage to Rome's rich history of art and culture, and making it one of the company's most significant restoration projects. Sitting next to the Piazza San Silvestro public square, the store is spaced over two floors...
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Apple Stores Will Continue to Require Masks for Now

Saturday May 15, 2021 10:50 am PDT by
Earlier this week, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced that fully vaccinated people no longer need to wear their masks outdoors or in most indoor settings, paving the way for many companies to relax their mask rules. Following the recommendation change, several stores announced that they would no longer require vaccinated customers to wear masks inside,...
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Work Continues on Apple's Second Berlin Store in Eastern Part of German Capital

Thursday April 8, 2021 3:27 am PDT by
While the German cities of Cologne, Hamburg, Munich, and Frankfurt have more than one Apple Store, the capital Berlin has only one – Apple Kurfürstendamm, which opened in 2013. That looks set to change soon, however. Render of 43-45 Rosenthaler Straße by project developer Values Real Estate Speculation that Apple could settle in the eastern part of Germany's largest city has been around for...
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Apple Store Operations Begin Returning to Normal as Customers Again Able to Try on AirPods

Thursday March 18, 2021 2:51 pm PDT by
There are signs that Apple's retail store operations are beginning to return to normal as some locations have once again started allowing U.S. customers to try on AirPods. According to Bloomberg, Apple stores that are open for customer walk-ins are letting customers test out ‌AirPods‌, something that has been restricted since Apple Stores first began closing last spring. Apple still has...
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Apple Reopens All 270 Retail Stores in the United States

Monday March 1, 2021 8:24 am PST by
All 270 Apple retail stores in the United States have been reopened as of today, marking the first time that Apple has had all locations operational since stores began closing in March 2020. When the first shutdowns occurred on March 14, 2020, Apple initially planned to reopen stores starting on March 27th, but that did not happen and stores have been opening and closing on a rotating basis...
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Almost 100 Apple Stores Closed Again, Including All Stores in California

Sunday December 20, 2020 9:52 am PST by
Apple this weekend shut down all of its stores in California, including those in the San Francisco Bay Area, after beginning to shutter stores in Los Angeles on Friday. All retail locations in California have a notice letting customers know that the stores are temporarily closed, though some are allowing for order pickups and genius bar appointments through December 22. There's no word on...
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Apple Temporarily Closes All California Stores as Virus Cases Rise [Updated]

Friday December 18, 2020 1:33 pm PST by
Apple is temporarily closing its retail locations in the Los Angeles area due to a rising number of COVID-19 cases in Southern California, reports Bloomberg. Update - Dec. 19: Apple has extended the closures to all stores in California indefinitely. This is the first time in several months that stores in Los Angeles have been closed. Apple has several major retail locations in the area,...
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iPhone Upgrade Program Resumes in England

Wednesday December 2, 2020 5:49 am PST by
As England's second national lockdown comes to an end today, after four weeks of waiting, many customers enrolled in Apple's iPhone Upgrade Program are finally able to go in-store to complete their upgrade. England entered a second national lockdown on Thursday, November 5, meaning that Apple stores in England were forced to close, with some converting to a click-and-collect service only. ...
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Apple Preparing to Open Second Retail Store in South Korea

Monday November 30, 2020 4:18 am PST by
Apple is preparing to open a new retail store in Yeouido, South Korea. The store will be Apple's second retail location in the country. Apple Yeouido will be located in the IFC Mall, which is in Seoul's financial district by the Han River. Apple has shared wallpapers and an animation on its website to announce the opening of Apple Yeouido. Apple's first retail store in South Korea,...
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Anker's eufyCam 2 Pro Camera With HomeKit Secure Video Now Available From Apple

Friday November 20, 2020 9:19 am PST by
Apple retail locations and Apple's online store now offer Anker's eufyCam 2 Pro, a home security camera that supports Apple's HomeKit Secure Video feature. Priced at $349.95, the eufyCam 2 Pro features a 2K resolution and a 140 degree field of view for sharp wide-angle video. The setup comes with a home base required for operation along with two cameras to use in the home. With ‌HomeKit...
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Apple Launches Extended Holiday Return Policy, Returns Accepted Until January 8 in U.S.

Tuesday November 10, 2020 2:02 pm PST by
Apple today updated its Returns Policy for the holiday period, extending the time in which holiday gifts and purchases can be returned in the United States. Items purchased from the Apple Online Store that are received between November 10 and December 25, 2020 can be returned to Apple until January 8, 2021, offering holiday shoppers more than two weeks to make returns. These dates are...