Apple retail

Apple Wins Patent for ‘Advanced Security Product Table’ for Apple Stores

Apple on Tuesday was awarded a patent for an "Advanced Security Product Table" by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (PTO) — reports Patently Apple. The patent appears to be for new product display tables at Apple's retail locations and is designed to better secure the demo devices Apple showcases throughout its stores and prevent grab-and-run...

Apple Retail VP to Join Will.i.am at #WheresTheLove Video Screening

It’s been 13 years since the Black Eyed Peas released their hit single Where is the Love?, and it’s back for 2016 in a new remake, to address the challenges the world is facing, from terrorist attacks to natural disasters to police brutality and more. Apple has announced senior vice president of retail Angela Ahrendts...

Apple Introduces New Positions at its Retail Stores, Revises Credo

In a series of meetings with its employees over the weekend, Apple has introduced new and renamed positions at its retail stores, in addition to a new credo and revamped store layouts, MacRumors is reporting. Citing multiple retail sources, the report claims that Apple is implementing three new retail positions, including two pro-level positions and an all-new...

Apple to Open its First Retail Store in UAE, Reveal Job Listings

As noted by ifoAppleStore, Apple has posted retail job listings for the United Arab Emirates, indicating that the Cupertino giant may be getting ready to open its very first retail store in the Middle East. While there is no indication of exactly where the store will open in UAE, hiring schedules suggest the store is already under...

Former VP of Retail Recalls His Time at Apple [VIDEO]

In a recent presentation at Stanford's Graduate School of Business, Apple’s former Sr. VP of retail Ron Johnson spoke about his early years at the Cupertino company, explaining how Apple stores aren't places to sell, but are actually places to be (via ifo Apple Store). Johnson said that Apple store’s high-speed Internet connections, nearly unheard of at the time, were...

Lisa Jackson: Apple to Soon Get 100% Renewable Energy in Retail [VIDEO]

In a recent interview with Fortune, Apple VP and former Environmental Protection Agency chief Lisa Jackson shared company's plans to overcome some of the challenges and reach 100% renewable energy in its retail stores. The Cupertino company has previously announced that it has reached 100% renewable energy in corporate facilities and 94% across its data centers. When...

Angela Ahrendts Has Big Plans for the Future of Apple Retail

Angela Ahrendts, the former CEO of Burberry, who officially joined Apple as head of retail earlier this month and made her way onto the company’s Executive Profiles page, is already reshaping the retail executive team, visiting stores, and holding calls with store managers, reflecting on her ‘big plans’ for the future of Apple retail. According to 9to5Mac, her three-part...

Apple to Begin In-Store iPhone 5c Display Repairs Next Week

Apple will begin offering in-store repairs and replacements for broken iPhone 5c displays starting from Monday, January 20th, 9to5Mac is reporting. The source claims that for a broken display not covered under warranty, the replacement will likely cost $149 which is much less than what an entirely new device would typically cost. The report also notes...

Apple Forced To Change Return and Refund Policies in Australia

The Sydney Morning Herald reports, Apple has been misleading customers about its return, replacement, and refund policies for faulty products in Australia according to the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC). Apple told its Australian consumers that they were only entitled to what Apple wanted to offer, as opposed to what the new Australian consumer...