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Apple Watch orders will be online only during initial launch

Apple Watch orders will be online only during initial launch

When Apple Watch pre-orders start at 12:01am PT this Friday, get to the Apple Store site or app Apple is gearing up to launch the Apple Watch and they want to make sure expectations are properly set and as many customers as possible are able to get exactly the size, finish, and bands they want...
If you want an Apple Watch or new MacBook, Apple wants you to order it online

If you want an Apple Watch or new MacBook, Apple wants you to order it online

Angela Ahrendts, Apple's SVP of Retail and Online Stores, is telling store employees to encourage customers to order an Apple Watch online, rather than through Apple's retail outlets. In a memo to employees, Ahrendts also encourages this practice when it comes to the new MacBook. Ahrendts says...
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Apple reportedly rolling out significant changes to Genius Bar

Apple Retail is reportedly in the process of overhauling its Genius Bar experience. In a bid to better serve customers, starting from the week of March 9, a new initiative dubbed "Concierge" will be rolled out to replace walk-in appointments. The program involves Apple Store employees using an...
Apple Retail roundtable: The stores of today and tomorrow

Apple Retail roundtable: The stores of today and tomorrow

April will mark the one year anniversary of Apple's SVP of Retail and Online, Angela Ahrendts, joining the company, and it sounds like the training wheels are off and the retail veteran is ready to start making her mark on the company. Amidst new stores launched and announced, and ongoing rumors...
Many US Apple Store employees could be going to China

200 of Apple's US retail employees may be relocating to China

A new report claims Apple's retail store head Angela Ahrendts is trying to get some of her US employees to move to China. It adds that about 200 US Apple retail workers have indicated they will indeed relocate to that part of the world in an effort to beef up Apple's stores in China. According...
Angela Ahrendts on transitioning to Apple

Angela Ahrendts on transitioning to Apple

Apple's new senior vice president of online and retail stores, Angela Ahrendts has a huge task ahead of her. Apple has built an amazing, industry-leading shopping experience, but what doesn't evolve inevitably fades away. There are new markets to open, including China, new products in the...
Angela Ahrendts is bringing her vision to shape Apple's retail stores in the future

Apple's retail vision is to bring 'surprise and delight' to every Apple customer

Apple Senior VP of Retail and Online Stores Angela Ahrendts had recently sent out her first memo to retail employees, outlining Apple's vision for retail ahead while also asking for employee feedback to improve the experience in stores. "Looking forward to the future, I feel our greatest...
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Angela Ahrendts reportedly has grand plans for overhauling Apple retail

Not even on the job of a month, Apple's new Senior Vice President of Retail is reportedly outlining new vision for the future of the Apple retail empire. Chief among Angela Ahrendts' plans are an expansion in China, improving Apple's limited mobile payments options, and a complete revamp of the...
Angela Ahrendts leaves fashion for Apple as new svp of online and retail stores

Angela Ahrendts leaves fashion for Apple as new svp of online and retail stores

Angela Ahrendts has officially joined Apple as its new senior vice president of retail and online stores, reporting directly to CEO Tim Cook. Ahrendts official biography is now being hosted on the Apple website and is listed alongside other senior executives including Jony Ive and Phil Schiller...
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Angela Ahrendts joining Apple next week

We've known for a very long time that Angela Ahrendts would be joining Apple in 2014. She's been the CEO of Burberry since 2006, but is joining Apple as SVP of Retail. Just last week we reported that Ahrendts was stalling her move to Apple to get a larger payout. Right now during during Apple's...

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