Apple’s new iPhone goes on sale at 6:00 PM on Friday, June 29th, and if you were hoping to mill around your friendly neighborhood Apple retail store, you’ll be in for a surprise. Apple notes that its retail store locations will be closed from 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM in anticipation of the iPhone’s release.
Apple’s retail store Web pages now sport a sidebar that says “The wait is almost over. The store will be closed Friday from 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm. iPhone sales begin at 6:00 pm.”
This even goes for Apple’s Fifth Avenue store in New York City, which is otherwise open 24 hours a day. That location already has people camping out in anticipation of buying an iPhone when it’s available.
This story, "Apple stores to close at 2PM on Fri. for iPhone" was originally published by PCWorld.