Tagged With apple stores

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Apple opened its first brick-and-mortar store back in 2001, and they have spread to pretty much everywhere since, as you can see in an animated map from Business Insider. Is there anywhere you can go where there isn't an Apple Store nearby?

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An Apple employee is never supposed to point when giving directions in their store. For example, when asked where the iPhone cases are sold, a specialist should either gesture with an open hand or, preferably, walk the customer to the proper location. Why? When formulating the philosophy behind Apple Retail, brainstorming executives tried to recall their most exemplary customer service experience, which turned out to be hospitality at the Ritz Carlton.

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The new Apple Store in Palo Alto just opened a few weeks ago, and while its design is indisputedly gorgeous, some are complaining that the place is too loud. They're even using scientific instruments to try to prove it! Deep breath people. It's not as bad as it sounds. We're going to get through this.

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The SoHo Apple Store in New York City has just opened its doors after its recent renovation and Core 77 has noticed something amazing: the stunning new glass panels flanking its stairs. At more than nine metres long each, these things are impossibly huge and beautiful.

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The secret is out that Apple is building a second retail store in Sydney's Broadway shopping centre, and despite the fact that it's not even open for business yet, Siri knows where it is and is happy to take you there, provided you have iOS 6.