Apple will reopen half of its stores in the United States, the majority to collect products abroad
The multinational American Manzana announced this Tuesday that throughout this week it will reopen around a hundred of its physical stores in United States, which together with the thirty that have already been open since beginning of month, will mean the reopening of half of all its establishments in the country.
For the iconic both of the brand and of the stores themselves – which in some cases have become tourist attractions – and for their presence in almost every corner of the world, Apple stores have become a unofficial indicator of the different phases of the back to normal after the measures taken to contain by the COVID-19 pandemic globally.
In the United States, the company has 271 physical points of sale, of which approximately 130 will once again be open to the public for either product collection abroad -mostly- or, in a few cases, for customers to enter them.
The health guarantee requirements for customers for stores that allow access vary according to the requirements of each state when retail tradealthough generally the use of mask is mandatory and the controls body temperature before entering the establishments are quite common.
Despite allowing access to customers, the firm recommends that purchases continue to be made online to minimize interaction with customers. electronics devices (something that until now constituted precisely one of the main claims of Apple stores) and that they go to the establishments in case they need the technical support of the “Genius Bar“
At the end of the week, Apple will have stores open in the states of Alaska, Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, South Carolina, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Missouri, Nevada, New Mexico, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Wisconsin, and Washington State.
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