On the heels of Blockbuster's recent announcement of 300 more stores to close across the country, bookseller Barnes & Noble unveils its own plans to wind down up to 20 stores per year for the next decade.
Apple's iPad has a storied history of leading global tablet sales. Despite a seemingly never-ending deluge of tablets from numerous tech companies, Cupertino has hardly budged from the top spot. But according to one survey, Google's Nexus 7 may have dethroned the iPad for its stake of Japanese market share.
Sure, Pennsylvania might be one of the larger states in the U.S., but when Apple has eight retail stores to serve a population of 12.7 million but only six such outlets serving more than 1.3 billion in all of China, it's clearly a problem for Cupertino.
Square is on a roll with its iOS-based payment system, but much like Apple itself, the company isn’t content to rest on its previous success. Instead, they’ve introduced a new free app called Square Register with the intention of converting an iPad into a full-fledged point of sale cash register.
Next time you drop into your local Lowe’s for some home improvement needs, don’t be surprised if you see the cashier ring you out with the iPhone held in their hand -- the company is adding 42,000 iPhones in an effort to streamline the way they do business and help their customers.
We all know about the continued success of Apple's retail store operations. It seems everytime one walks into an Apple store, the amount of people per square foot also present can be astounding. That said, another retailer is hoping to bring the same magic and mystique to their stores, as J.C. Penney has tagged Ron Johnson of Apple as its next chief executive.
It’s widely known that Apple has been building a new data center in North Carolina, which will likely house many of the iCloud secrets the company plans to unveil at WWDC next week -- but Cupertino is also planning a new retail store just a stone’s throw away.
As many Apple fanboys and fangirls now know, Apple did a small makeover in their stores on Sunday night, adding new sections, installing new iPad kiosks and even updating their iOS Apple Store app with some cool new features. If you haven’t had a chance to check out the changes at your local Apple Store, never fear. We’ve got you covered! We'll take you on an Apple Store outing and show you the new changes you’ll notice the next time you’re in a store, including a gallery of the newly revamped Apple Store at Haywood Mall in Greenville, South Carolina.
It appears as though the rumored retail overhaul in Apple's stores has come to fruition. The "2.0" overhaul has started in Australia, where as pictured above, the paper price sheets have been replaced with iPads covered in plexiglass.