Apple Stores making changes to accommodate Apple Watch

Apple Stores making changes to accommodate Apple Watch
We've said all along that Apple considers the Apple Watch to be as much a piece of fashionable jewelry as it is a tech device. After all, the company had the timepiece on display during the Autumn Fashion Week in Paris. And a fashion model was used to promote the wearable on the cover of Vogue China.

A report published on Sunday cites sources for the information that Apple will install large safes, like the kind used by jewelry stores, in their retail locations. The safes will house the more expensive gold versions of the Apple Watch including sellable inventory and demo units. They also will be specially outfitted with Apple's MagSafe chargers so that the watches will all be recharged and ready to go for the next business day.

Apple Stores are also going to be reorganized as Apple makes changes to more easily display the Apple Watch to prospective buyers. The more expensive models are expected to be sold in a different manner than the lower end watches, which start at $349. The more expensive Apple Watch models will be priced in the thousands of dollars which makes a safe necessary. The device is expected to launch some time in April.

In addition, starting tomorrow you will see Apple Store employees wearing new attire. The new blue shirts will be available to employees with a crew neck or a polo-type collar and will feature a smaller Apple logo.


source: 9to5Mac via SlashGear

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23 Comments

1. jcass5467 unregistered

omg who cares

11. darkkjedii

Posts: 31289; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

I bet Apples insurance underwriters care, and so do you. That's why you're here.

18. zinger69

Posts: 86; Member since: Feb 13, 2014

I'm also here just say omg who care to.

19. g2a5b0e unregistered

Cool story, bro. Now you sound just as dumb as the first guy.

20. jcass5467 unregistered

this is a phone site who really cares that apple is using special safes and changing there shirts, who cares

21. darkkjedii

Posts: 31289; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

See posts 11, and 16, and you even came back to reiterate how much you care. Let's see if you care a third time.

22. g2a5b0e unregistered

Tell him, Darkk. These fools just don't get it. Probably never will. +1

23. darkkjedii

Posts: 31289; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Who's he trying to convince, us or himself? He cares lol. +1

25. romeo1

Posts: 816; Member since: Jan 06, 2012

Not sure about the other guys/girls but i thought the changes would be big. This is just as safe and new shirts. Also it's always interesting reading the comments on apple and samsung articles

16. g2a5b0e unregistered

You. The people who don't care don't comment. The people who really don't give a f*ck don't even click.

17. darkkjedii

Posts: 31289; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Amen to that +1

2. cnour

Posts: 2305; Member since: Sep 11, 2014

I care...it is Apple.

3. VZWuser76

Posts: 4974; Member since: Mar 04, 2010

So the watches are going to be on these magsafe chargers all the time? Wouldn't that be bad for the battery?

4. TimCook

Posts: 450; Member since: Oct 23, 2014

I was looking some reviews about the moto 360 and other android wear watches... I have come to the conclusion that the software on the apple watch, the screen and performance is unmatchable...

6. RebelwithoutaClue unregistered

While unmatchable goes both ways, I presume you are talking about the Apple watch being the better one. Which I think odd, since it hasn't come out yet. Some of the software has been shown, yet still a lot is unknown. Screen and performance wise, nothing is known about it. Yeah the cpu is as fast as a 4s, whoopiedoo. So are the Android watches with the S400 in it.

8. maherk

Posts: 6939; Member since: Feb 10, 2012

Mind to illustrate to us your precious conclusion? And i didn't know the Apple Watch is released for you to conclude that it has an unmatchable screen and performance!

31. downphoenix

Posts: 3165; Member since: Jun 19, 2010

The person who posted it has a username of "Tim Cook". You think a silly thing like "Facts" is going to affect their postings?

14. Sakeem

Posts: 862; Member since: Sep 05, 2012

Can you link the reviews you read? i would like to read about this.

27. drunkenjay

Posts: 1696; Member since: Feb 11, 2013

too bad the apple watch has such a bad batterylife, half the day you'll be sitting next to a wall charging that "watch"

9. darkvadervip

Posts: 366; Member since: Dec 08, 2010

When they outsell android wear in one day then we will see who's talking then on top of that we will see people getting rid of android wear on Craigslist and eBay like its the end of the world.

10. RebelwithoutaClue unregistered

They could sell more than Android Wear, no doubt about it. Still doesn't say anything about the quality of the product. And why would people sell their Android Wear when the Apple Watch comes out? The Apple one doesn't work on Android, the Android one doesn't work on Apple.

12. darkkjedii

Posts: 31289; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

I have a feeling, Apple is expecting some attempted thefts. That gold AppleWatch is gonna be worth gazillions in the 3rd party marketplace. Smart move Apple.

30. Evan_C

Posts: 153; Member since: Dec 15, 2014

At least they are thinking ahead of the possibilities that may happen...

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