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Apple is planning to transform its retail stores into social spaces

Apple is planning to transform its retail stores into social spaces However, a major overhaul is in the works, with 100 of its biggest locations set to undergo a sizeable update.The tech support destination will be rechristened the Genius Grove, and lined with real trees to contribute to the evolution of the Apple Store aesthetic.

Apple launches global in-store education program

Apple launches global in-store education program On Tuesday, the company unveiled "Today at Apple," a new in-store program of educational sessions that will run the gamut from beginner to pro-level.This will be Apple's most robust, in-store effort yet.

Virtual Reality makes luxury vehicle purchasing easier

Virtual Reality makes luxury vehicle purchasing easier A new way of buying a car involving virtual reality has helped a New Zealand-based distributor see a huge boost in sales.The technology utilising virtual reality has recently been introduced into car dealerships around New Zealand.

China's version of Amazon's cashier-less store is here

China's version of Amazon's cashier-less store is here It recently debuted a pop-up cashier-less cafe called Tao Cafe.The 200 square metre (2,152 square foot) Tao Cafe is the brainchild of Taobao, which is owned by Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba.

Hundreds queued up overnight 2 days before Supreme x Louis Vuitton's launch

Hundreds queued up overnight 2 days before Supreme x Louis Vuitton's launch You aren't a true Supreme x LV fan until you've queued up overnight for it.Hundreds of people in Singapore queued up overnight on Wednesday, just for a chance to buy a piece of the Supreme x Louis Vuitton collection, come Friday when it launches here.

Regulators are looking into complaints that Amazon is misleading customers about their savings

Regulators are looking into complaints that Amazon is misleading customers about their savings As Amazon prepares to lock down its mega-merger with Whole Foods, one of its most controversial sales practices may be coming back to haunt it.The group behind the complaint, Consumer Watchdog, reviewed around 1,000 Amazon products and found these reference prices used on nearly half.

Sears was the Amazon of its heyday. Now it's a zombie.

Sears was the Amazon of its heyday. Now it's a zombie. Yes, that narrative applies to Amazon, but it is a trail blazed by a far older company—Sears.The crossing of their paths this week—Amazon announced it will now sell Sears' Kenmore appliances—paints a stark picture of two transformational businesses on opposite ends of their business lives.

Maybe it's bad parenting?

Maybe it's bad parenting? Fattie gets denied by own brother 35 mns agoWho wouldn't do the exact same thing?42 mns agoIndoctrinate them when they are little.

Amazon already has its eye on the car repair market, and auto shops should be worried

Amazon already has its eye on the car repair market, and auto shops should be worried Between Amazon's blitz into the grocery market and its fashion aspirations, you might have missed the shopping juggernaut's entry into the auto world.The company has already built a sizable business selling vehicle parts online, and it could have its sights set on auto services and even car sales down the road.

Amazon's new Prime Now warehouse in Singapore is absolutely massive

Amazon's new Prime Now warehouse in Singapore is absolutely massive After years of preparation, Amazon has finally launched its same-day Prime Now delivery service in Singapore.To achieve the rapid delivery times, Amazon's opened its largest Prime Now warehouse to date, at 100,000 square feet of space near the Jurong district.

GameStop plans to be Open on Thanksgiving this Year

GameStop plans to be Open on Thanksgiving this Year If you simply couldn't stand not being able to run out for a used game on Thanksgiving Day, GameStop will have you covered in 2017.The company informed employees yesterday on a conference call that it plans to have all its stores open on Thanksgiving Day this year.

Amazon is selling you a bunch of stuff through secret brands

Amazon is selling you a bunch of stuff through secret brands And several more of these sorts of secret Amazon brands may be in the works.Among the report's finds are a brand for motorhome-related goods called "RV Me," a leather goods line called "Concrete New York," a car products tag called "GT Prime," and a frozen foods brand called "Single.

What's your 5 year plan?

What's your 5 year plan? Riam Ninap Talutt Xadurytu 8 mns agoWill this cure my crippling depression?12 mns agoThe Letter by a bit of Fry & Laurie 18 mns agoYou Must Follow One Fox's Orders 18 mns agoNew Final Boss -Matara Okina 23 mns agoDefinitely Worth the Watch 24 mns agoWhen your cosplay game is next level 33 mns agoEnd Comp Gaming Vids Comp 1 35 mns ago

Google Wifi has come to Asia, 6 months after its debut in the U.S.

Google Wifi has come to Asia, 6 months after its debut in the U.S. But for its Asian debut, Google Wifi is going to be a little harder to access, compared with Western countries.In Asia, Google's online Store is available to users in Hong Kong, Japan, South Korea, Taiwan and India.

MIT's RFID Drone Inventory System Could Save Retailers Billions

MIT's RFID Drone Inventory System Could Save Retailers Billions Warehouses across the country squander billions of dollars each year on lost inventory—no thanks to radio frequency ID tags.But, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology has a plan to reform the technology using drones.

The stores of the future will be full of wine, yoga, and not much else

The stores of the future will be full of wine, yoga, and not much else The products don’t matter," Forrester retail analyst Brendan Witcher said in an earlier interview.It's not just staid department stores that are embracing the idea of stores as experiential destinations.

Revealed: The Best Places To Work in the UK games industry

Revealed: The Best Places To Work in the UK games industry The HR and recruitment practices of the games industry are no exception.Are there any games companies that are doing a good job, which can inspire and educate the rest of us?