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

Apple to Start Reopening Stores in Japan This Week

Monday May 25, 2020 3:49 am PDT by
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. 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...

Apple Reopening 25 US Stores and 12 in Canada This Week

Monday May 18, 2020 2:17 am PDT by
Apple will reopen more than 25 stores across the U.S. and 12 stores in Canada this week, reports Bloomberg's Mark Gurman. The decision follows a published letter on Sunday from the company's senior VP of retail, Deirdre O'Brien, detailing the safety measures that Apple is taking as it gradually re-opens stores across the globe. These include temperature checks conducted at the door, limited ...

Apple Details Safety Measures When Reopening Apple Retail Stores, Including Curbside Pickup and Drop-off Option

Sunday May 17, 2020 5:12 pm PDT by
Apple Senior Vice President of Retail & People Deirdre O'Brien today published a letter regarding Apple's approach on the reopening of retail stores. O'Brien mentioned that over 100 stores globally have already reopened their doors. The letter notes that when a store does reopen, face coverings will be required for both Apple employees and customers. Apple will also be providing face...

Eero Mesh WiFi Products Now Available From Apple's Online Store

Wednesday May 13, 2020 9:38 am PDT by
Eero's lineup of mesh WiFi products are now available for purchase, eero announced in a blog post this morning. Eero devices can be bought from Apple in the United States, Canada, UK, Germany, France, Italy, and Spain. Apple is selling multiple eero Pro Mesh WiFi setups with one or two beacons and pricing starting at $300, along with the eero Pro Mesh WiFi Router and a Pro Router three pack. ...

Apple Store's Temperature Checks May Violate EU Privacy Rules, Says German Data Protection Office

Tuesday May 12, 2020 1:15 pm PDT by
Apple has started reopening its retail stores worldwide, and is taking multiple measures to make sure customers and staff continue to stay safe during the global health crisis. One of these measures includes temperature checks for customers before they're allowed to enter one of Apple's stores using a non-contact forehead thermometer. A data protection agency in the German state of Hesse is...

Apple to Start Reopening U.S. Stores Next Week

Friday May 8, 2020 12:16 pm PDT by
Apple will begin reopening its retail stores in the United States next week, reports CNBC, starting with locations in Idaho, South Carolina, Alabama, and Alaska. Apple plans to limit the number of customers in the store at a time, and temperature checks will be performed at the door. Apple also has a number of other measures in place to keep customers and employees safe, as we outlined this...

Apple Preparing Retail Employees to Return to Work With Tips From South Korea Reopening

Friday May 8, 2020 11:48 am PDT by
Apple in mid-April reopened Apple Garosugil, its lone store in South Korea, located in the Seoul's Gangnam District. Apple's South Korea reopening has served as a test ground for further store reopenings, and Apple created an instructional video on reopening practices that's now being shared with other retail employees around the world as they prepare to reopen stores. We're not able to...

Apple to Reopen 21 Retail Stores in Australia This Week

Monday May 4, 2020 4:47 pm PDT by
Apple will reopen 21 of its 22 retail locations in Australia on Thursday, May 7, according to Apple's dedicated websites for each of the stores. All of the stores that are reopening will operate on limited hours for the time being. Apple's sole Australian store that will remain closed is the Apple Sydney store. As noted by 9to5Mac, this store closed in January for major renovations, and it...

Apple Now Selling DJI's New Mavic Air 2 Drone in Online Store

Monday May 4, 2020 12:56 pm PDT by
DJI in late April debuted the Mavic Air 2, a foldable drone that includes upgraded flight modes, longer battery life, a larger camera sensor, 4K video recording and 8K Hyperlapse video capabilities. As of today, Apple is selling the Mavic Air 2 in its online store, offering the drone on a standalone basis ($799.95) and in a combo package ($989.95) that also includes a carrying case, two...

Apple Expecting to Reopen 'Many More' Stores in May

Monday April 27, 2020 7:02 pm PDT by
Deirdre O'Brien, Apple's vice president of retail and people, today told Apple employees that "many more" Apple Stores are set to start reopening in May. O'Brien made the comments during a weekly video update shared with staff, according to Bloomberg. "We are continuing to analyze this health situation in every location, and I do expect we will reopen up many more stores in May," O'Brien...

Apple Shares Mother's Day Gift Guide Featuring iPads, Apple Watch, AirPods and More

Tuesday April 21, 2020 1:27 pm PDT by
Mother's Day is coming up on Sunday, May 10, in the United States and other countries, and ahead of the event, Apple has put together a Mother's Day gift guide filled with Apple product recommendations for moms. The gift guide highlights the 7th-generation iPad or the ‌iPad‌ Air and their accessories that include Smart Keyboard and Apple Pencil, plus the Apple Watch Series 3 and Series 5...

Apple to Reopen First Store in South Korea on April 18

Thursday April 16, 2020 9:51 am PDT by
Apple is planning to begin reopening its retail stores beginning with its sole Apple Store in South Korea, located in Seoul's Gangnam district. The store's page says that it will be opening at 12:00 p.m. local time on Saturday, April 18. It will operate on limited hours for the next several days, opening at noon and closing at 8:00 p.m. In a statement to Bloomberg, Apple said the store will...

Apple Launches New 'Today at Apple (at Home)' Initiative

Friday April 10, 2020 10:01 am PDT by
Apple today launched a new "Today at Apple (at Home)" program that replaces the popular "Today at Apple" sessions that are hosted in its retail stores. The new Today at Apple (at Home) website features creative projects created by Creative Pros from Apple Store locations all over the world, with all of the tutorials able to be completed at home. Sessions, which are presented as short videos, ...

U.S. Apple Stores to Remain Closed Until Early May

Thursday April 2, 2020 9:06 pm PDT by
Apple today informed employees that its Apple retail stores in the United States will remain closed until early May, and Apple employees will continue to work from home until then. In a memo to employees, excerpts of which were shared by Bloomberg, Apple's retail chief Deirdre O'Brien said that Apple is "continuing to monitor local conditions for every Apple facility on a daily basis" and...

Apple Plans to Start Reopening Retail Stores in First Half of April

Tuesday March 24, 2020 12:14 pm PDT by
Apple today informed employees that it plans to reopen its Apple retail stores starting in the first half of April, according to Bloomberg. Retail stores will not all reopen at once and will likely remain closed longer in areas with more widespread outbreaks. We will reopen our stores on a staggered basis. At this time, we anticipate some stores may be able to open in the first half of April...

People Who Left Devices at Apple Stores for Repair Can't Get Them Until Stores Reopen

Friday March 20, 2020 5:42 pm PDT by
All of Apple's retail locations outside of Greater China are closed right now, and customers who left their devices for repair are unable to pick them up until the stores reopen, an Apple spokesperson confirmed to Business Insider. Apple closed all of its stores on Saturday, March 14, but stayed open for a few extra days to allow customers to pick up devices ordered for in-store pickup or...

Apple Says Retail Stores Now Closed 'Until Further Notice'

Tuesday March 17, 2020 3:46 am PDT by
Apple retail stores will be closed until further notice, according to a new banner posted on Apple's website (via 9to5Mac). Apple on Friday shut down all of its retail stores outside of greater China for a two week period in an effort to cut down on the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus in the United States and other countries. Following the store closures, Apple published a FAQ on its...

Apple Stores in San Francisco Bay Area to Remain Closed for At Least Three Weeks Under New Shelter-in-Place Mandate

Monday March 16, 2020 2:02 pm PDT by
Six San Francisco Bay Area counties this afternoon issued a shelter-in-place mandate that affects close to seven million people along with businesses in the area, including Apple Stores, reports The San Francisco Chronicle. In the counties of San Francisco, Marin, Santa Clara, San Mateo, Alameda, and Contra Costa, along with the city of Berkeley, residents must stay inside and venture out...

Apple to Close All Retail Stores Outside of China Until March 27th

Friday March 13, 2020 11:47 pm PDT by
Apple today announced that it is closing all of its retail locations outside of Greater China until March 27 due to the continuing spread of the coronavirus, which means Apple Stores worldwide will be shuttered for the next two weeks. In a letter letting customers know about the store closures, Tim Cook says that China has taught us that the most effective way to minimize the risk of the...

Apple Closes All Retail Stores in Spain Due to Coronavirus

Friday March 13, 2020 7:23 pm PDT by
Apple has closed all 11 of its retail stores located in Spain as the coronavirus continues to spread in the country. Spain earlier today declared a state of emergency. In a message posted on all of its store websites in Spain, Apple says that health precautions have forced the closure of its retail locations, with no word on when the stores will reopen.Due to current health precautions, this ...