Apple Retail Stores' 10th anniversary

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Thoughts on the Apple Retail Store

Today is the tenth anniversary of the Apple Retail Store. They've become a very important part of Apple; they not only sell Macs, iPhones, iPods, and iPads, but they promote the Apple image. In this episode, Gary Allen of ifoAppleStore.com and I talk about the why the Apple Retail Stores are successful.

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We have complete coverage of the Apple Retail Stores 10th anniversary. We take a look back at the events of May 19, 2001, and Gary Allen explains why the Apple Store works so well. We also examine how the Apple Store contributes to the company financially, as well as the effect on independent Mac stores. And finally, a Macworld editor looks back at her past as an Apple Store employee.

Gary Allen is the man behind ifoAppleStore.com, a Website dedicated to covering Apple Retail. As he mentioned in the podcast, Gary is on a road trip to the Mclean, Virgina Apple Store. You can follow Gary on his trip via Twitter (@iforoadtrip) or through his ifo Road Trip blog.

And, of course, you can learn more at the Apple Retail Store Website.

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