Apple to Use Retail Stores as Distribution Centers for Faster Deliveries

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 […]

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App Store, plusieurs géants s’unissent pour dénoncer les pratiques d’Apple

Le géant Apple doit faire face à un regroupement de sociétés jugeant ses pratiques abusives et anti-concurrentielles. Cette union rassemble plusieurs géant fondateurs comme Deezer, Spotify, Epic Games, ProtonMail, Tile, Match, Basecamp, Blix ou encore News Media Europe. Elle donne naissance à la Coalition for App Fairness. C’est une première. Sur le marché des applications mobiles et leur distribution […]

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Apple Designs Two Custom Face Mask Styles for Corporate and Retail Employees

Apple’s design teams have created two kinds of protective masks that are now being distributed to retail and corporate employees, reports Bloomberg. The two masks are called the Apple Face Mask and the Apple ClearMask and were developed in-house in Cupertino by the Engineering and Industrial Design teams. Last week, an Apple employee sent MacRumors […]

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Apple’s Marina Bay Sands Store in Singapore Opens Thursday

Apple today announced that its new Marina Bay Sands retail store in Singapore will open at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, with Apple calling it the company’s “most ambitious retail project.” The Marina Bay Sands store appears to float on Marina Bay and its all-glass dome assembled using 114 pieces of glass is a one-of-a-kind construction. […]

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

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 […]

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Take a Look Inside Apple’s New Retail Store in Bangkok

Apple’s newest retail store in Bangkok, Thailand is set to open in just a few hours, and ahead of the store’s launch, MacRumors reader Scott Nibley shared some photos of the store’s interior taken during the location’s soft opening. The new store is Apple’s second retail location in Thailand, joining Apple Iconsiam, which opened in […]

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Apple Store App Now Offers iPhone Comparisons, New ‘For You’ Tab

Apple today updated its Apple Store app with a new “For You” tab that offers access to order status, devices, accessory recommendations, services, reservations, and product tips, all in one simple to access place. There’s also a feature that’s designed to allow you to compare a new iPhone you’re considering purchasing with your existing ‌iPhone‌ […]

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

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 […]

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Apple’s Second Retail Location in Thailand Removes Temporary Paneling Ahead of Imminent Grand Opening

iPhone 11 Now Being Manufactured at Foxconn Plant in India Apple’s iPhone 11 is now being made in India, the first time a top-of-the-line model has been manufactured in the country, according to a report by the The Economic Times. The flagship smartphone is being manufactured at a Foxconn plant near Chennai, and Apple is […]

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

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 […]

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

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 […]

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Apple Stores Now Offering ‘Shop With a Specialist’ Appointments

Apple retail stores are now accepting appointments from customers who want to book a time at a local store to make a purchase with the one-on-one help of an Apple specialist, similar to Genius Bar reservations. The continued spread of the coronavirus in the United States and other countries has led Apple to implement safety […]

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Apple Closing Stores in Southern California, Alabama, Georgia, Idaho, Louisiana, Texas, Utah and More

As COVID-19 cases in the United States continue to climb, Apple is closing more of its retail stores in multiple states. This week, Apple is shuttering additional stores in California, Florida, Mississippi, Texas, Utah, Alabama, Georgia, Idaho, Louisiana, Nevada, and Oklahoma. The coronavirus has been spreading rapidly in Florida, Southern California, Texas, and other states […]

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Apple Continues Store Closures Amid Covid-19 Spike, Now Shuttering 14 Locations in Florida

Apple is continuing with store closures in areas that are experiencing significant spikes in coronavirus infections, and tomorrow, 14 retail locations in Florida will be shut down. The Galleria, The Falls, Aventura, Lincoln Road, Dadeland, Brickell City Centre, Wellington Green, Boca Raton, The Gardens Mall, Millenia, Florida Mall, Altamonte, International Plaza, and Brandon will close […]

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Apple Reclosing Some Stores in Texas Amid Spiking Coronavirus Cases

Apple is closing seven retail stores located in the Houston, Texas area, as coronavirus outbreaks in the state continue to climb. Last week, Apple shuttered stores in Florida, Arizona, North Carolina, and South Carolina, with no details on when those stores might reopen. In Texas, the following stores are closing on June 25, as noted […]

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Apple Again Closing Some Stores in Florida, Arizona, North Carolina and South Carolina Due to Coronavirus Spikes

As coronavirus outbreaks spike in some areas of the United States, Apple is planning to close retail stores located in Florida, Arizona, North Carolina, and South Carolina, according to Bloomberg‘s Mark Gurman. Apple began reopening stores in the United States in May, and as of this week, 154 of the company’s 271 stores had been […]

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