Tag Archive | "Apple Store"

Staples now selling Apple accessories

Tuesday, February 26, 2013

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As previously rumored, and subsequently confirmed by a Stapes executive in a tweet last week, the office supply retailer has begun selling Apple accessories. On Tuesday, Staples updates its website to include products like the Magic Mouse, Apple TV, EarPods, and a slew of other Apple branded accessories. The Staples website divides up Apple’s accessories [...]

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Notes of interest about Apple’s retail stores

Friday, January 25, 2013

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It’s been an up and down year for Apple retail stores. First and foremost, we had the questionable-from-the-outset hiring of John Browett as Senior VP of Retail who barely lasted a few months at Apple before being shown the door. Nevertheless, Apple was able to push beyond Browett’s tenure – where he ruffled a few [...]

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Apple retail executive Jerry McDougal departs the company

Wednesday, January 16, 2013

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Key retail executive Jerry McDougal, Apple’s VP of Retail, turned in his papers last Friday according to a report from ifoAppleStore. As opposed to Ron Johnson who wanted to go pursue other opportunities, McDougal’s departure is reportedly nothing more than him wanting to spend more time with his family. The report notes that Apple, not [...]

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Car smashes through glass doors at Lincoln Park Apple Store in Chicago

Monday, January 14, 2013

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A strange thing happened yesterday at Chicago’s Lincoln Park Apple Store when an elderly man driving a car lost control of his vehicle and crashed through the plate glass windows of said retail store. Reports have indicated that no one was seriously injured as a result. The dark-colored sedan drove through the glass walls and [...]

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Thieves nab over 1 million Euros worth of iPhones and iPads in Paris Apple Store

Sunday, January 6, 2013

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While most people were either out getting drunk or celebrating New Years in other ways, some thieves in Paris decided to spend their NYE robbing the flagship Apple Store in Paris of more than 1 million Euros worth of iPhones and iPads. The actual attack took place at about 9PM on Monday, just three hours [...]

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Apple more than doubles Tiffany when it comes to sales per square foot

Tuesday, November 13, 2012

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Apple’s line of retail stores yield an average of $6,050 in sales per square foot. In second place, lagging waay way behind is Tiffany & Co. whose stores net $3,017 in sales per square foot. As for average sales measured on a store by store basis, it makes sense that huge warehouse shopping centers like [...]

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Apple prepping gorgeous new retail store in Beijing

Thursday, October 18, 2012

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Apple is getting ready to open up what Senior VP of retail John Browett is calling Apple’s nicest retail store in all of China. Apple is gearing up to open its third store in Beijing on the famous Wangfujing shopping street. Taking the title as the largest store in Asia, the three-story location demonstrates Apple’s [...]

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Apple retail chief John Browett says company has “brilliant stuff coming through”

Tuesday, September 11, 2012

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Apple retail chief John Browett recently addressed Apple’s retail employees as part of Apple’s quarterly meeting for retail stores. As part of the speech, which 9to5Mac has in whole, Browett said how proud he was of the work Apple and its retail employees are doing while also dropping a few enticing tidbits about Apple’s upcoming [...]

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The Apple Genius Training Manual revealed

Wednesday, August 29, 2012

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Ah, Apple Geniuses, the last bastion of help when your Mac is on its last legs or simply acting up. But who are these mysterious men and women, often donning blue shirts, and helping out the Apple masses? Well, is it any surprise that Gizmodo, of all sites!, got its hands on the training manuals [...]

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Does Apple’s VP of Retail – John Browett – understand what Apple is all about?

Friday, August 17, 2012

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In the wake of Apple tinkering with its retail formula in an effort to raise profits at the expense of Apple’s highly regarded customer service, Jim Darlymple of The Loop wrote a worthwhile entry arguing that Apple’s new VP of Retail – John Browett – better think twice before he attempts to turn Apple’s uber-profitable retail stores [...]

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About those Apple store layoffs – Apple says “we messed up”

Thursday, August 16, 2012

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Earlier this week reports emerged of widespread layoffs and hour cutbacks at a number of Apple retail stores. MacRumors was the first to report on the news: Over the past couple of weeks, we’ve been receiving reports that Apple has been laying off a number of recently-hired staff members at its retail stores. Most of [...]

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Reports emerge of Apple retail store employees being laid off

Monday, August 13, 2012

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With the iPhone unveiling and pre-orders just about a month away, according to the most recent rumors, MacRumors has an interesting story detailing a rash of layoffs that are reportedly sweeping through some Apple retail stores. Over the past couple of weeks, we’ve been receiving reports that Apple has been laying off a number of [...]

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