Apple kicked off its “Today at Apple” initiative this week with live performances and special guests hosted at stores around the world. Retail chief Angela Ahrendts published photos from some of the events, which you can enjoy in our gallery below.
Rather than loads of glass and steel, the crowning architectural achievement of Apple’s new Dubai store is its motorized carbon fiber windows. Apple revealed the store’s “Solar Wings” today, and they’re one of the coolest features we’ve ever seen.
The automated system is designed to minimize air conditioning usage in the United Arab Emirates store, but the most impressive feature is the way the system opens and closes. Prepare to be mesmerized!
Apple is bringing new “hands on” sessions to its stores, enlisting artists, Mac experts and celebrities in a bid to make its retail outlets more engaging.
Angela Ahrendts, Apple’s senior vice president of retail, introduced the scheme on CBS This Morning. She also laid out plans for getting Gen Z interested in Apple, discussed women’s role at the company, and stressed the importance of forging human connections in the digital age.
Apple plans to expand its retail presence in the Middle East by opening a brand new store in the United Arab Emirates.
The new store coming to the Dubai Mall got revealed today by Angela Ahrendts, Apple’s VP of retail, who tweeted a teaser of the location. It will be Apple’s third store in the UAE (and second in Dubai) once it opens.
Apple CEO Tim Cook received less pay in 2016 as a result of the company missing revenue and profit goals.
In a new filing with the SEC, Apple revealed that other top executives also got less compensation for 2016 as well. Cook only took home $8.7 million last year after being paid $10.2 million in in 2015.
The world of quotes is a poorer place without Steve Jobs, who was a quote machine. Nonetheless, plenty of people talked about Apple this year, whether lauding the company’s successes or damning its strategies.
Angela Ahrendts is behind Apple’s strategy of rethinking its retail stores to play a bigger part in local communities, Apple’s senior vice president of retail revealed in an interview at Fortune‘s “Most Powerful Women” conference Monday night.
iPhone 7 units are going to be rarer than hen’s teeth this Friday, according to Apple. The company’s retail stores have sold out of the hugely popular jet black iPhone 7 and all iPhone Plus models altogether.
In other words, unless you reserved ahead, simply queuing outside your local Apple store is no guarantee you will get the handset you want on launch day.