September 29, 2014

By now it’s old news that Apple plans to disrupt retail payment with its Apple Pay platform. However, lost in the hoopla surrounding Apple Pay was an interesting announcement that Apple is also working on a new interactive, piracy-proof digital music service that it hopes will bring consumers back to purchasing whole albums, as well as individual songs.

September 9, 2014

Taking aim at other digital payment platforms such as PayPal, Apple on Tuesday released a mobile payment platform called Apple Pay that will let consumers pay for purchases using their iPhones — or the new Apple Watch.

September 9, 2014

Whole Foods Market announced its participation with Apple Pay, the new mobile payments platform from Apple.

July 16, 2014

IBM and Apple have entered into a comprehensive partnership to spread advanced mobile and data analysis technology in the corporate world.

July 16, 2014

t first glance, the IBM-Apple partnership may seem to do little more than formalize a connection between two technologies that are mainstays of most retailers’ infrastructures.

July 1, 2014

Apple Inc. is planning to open six new stores in China, judging by advertisements for store managers the company has posted on its Chinese website, Bloomberg reported.

July 9, 2013

While Best Buy is still the world’s largest consumer electronics chain, it’s no secret that the brand faces big questions about store size, format, and long-term viability in an evolving brick-and-mortar retail landscape.

April 24, 2013

A Wednesday report by Bloomberg said that Apple plans to double its number of retail stores in China over the next two years to help offset slowing growth worldwide.

February 26, 2013

Best Buy Co. announced it is cutting 400 jobs at its headquarters as part of its “Renew Blue” transformation efforts.

November 26, 2012

Apple Inc. operates the most successful retail stores by a significant margin, according to RetailSails, a retail and consumer goods consulting firm.

August 20, 2012

Apple Inc. became the most valuable public company of all time on Monday, after its market value climbed beyond $620 billion to surpass a milestone set by Microsoft Corp. more than 10 years ago, Reuters reported.

February 21, 2012

Is it any wonder that online giants Google and Amazon are both reportedly planning to test the waters with physical stores?

February 9, 2012

Apple Inc. and Sam’s Club are in early discussions to expand their partnership, possibly by adding in-store Apple shops in select Sam’s locations, according to a report on 9to5Mac, a website for Apple enthusiasts.

January 24, 2012

Apple stores around the world are pulling in an annual average of $4,709 sales per square foot, CNN Money reported.

January 12, 2012

Target Corp. confirmed that it plans to install Apple mini-boutiques in some of its stores this year.

December 9, 2011

Apple on Friday, opened its newest Big Apple store, a 23,000-sq-.ft. outpost in the landmarked Grand Central Terminal.

October 19, 2011

Apple is closing its stores for several hours on Wednesday so employees can watch a webcast of a memorial service celebrating the life of Apple co-founder and CEO Steve Jobs, the Associated Press reported.

October 19, 2011

Apple is closing its stores for several hours on Wednesday so employees can watch a webcast of a memorial service celebrating the life of Apple co-founder and CEO Steve Jobs, the Associated Press reported.

October 6, 2011

Technology devotees and regular Apple fans flocked to Apple stores across the globe to express their sorrow at the death of Steve Jobs.

October 6, 2011

Technology devotees and regular Apple fans flocked to Apple stores across the globe to express their sorrow at the death of Steve Jobs.

August 25, 2011

Apple announced late Wednesday that its CEO Steve Jobs has resigned his post, effectively immediately, to be succeeded by current COO Tim Cook.

August 25, 2011

Apple announced late Wednesday that its CEO Steve Jobs has resigned his post, effectively immediately, to be succeeded by current COO Tim Cook.

August 3, 2011

Apple has hired executive search firm Egon Zehnder International to help it find a replacement for its retail head Ron Johnson, according to reports by The Wall Street Journal and Bloomberg.

June 30, 2011

Apple runs a really tight ship. That’s the takeaway of a recent Wall Street Journal article that used confidential Apple store training materials and interviews with current and former store associates to provide a behind-the-scenes look at the tech-giant’s store operations.