Apple is all set to launch its retail store in Queens Boulevard the coming week
Apple Inc. has recently confirmed that they are all set to launch their retail store in New York City’s borough of Queens for the masses around July 11 at 10:00 AM EDT. The company had initially announced that it wishes to establish a retail store back in February. However, according to the company’s official website acknowledged about the opening of the store on Tuesday. The shopping mall in Queens Center situated in Elmhurts will have the new outlet on the second floor.
The Apple website also acknowledged its users about the timings for this store that will be followed throughout the week. As reported, Apple seeks to hire 130 employees who will be working at the company’s store on 90-15 Queens Boulevard. These employees will be trained in a manner that they can converse in almost 25 languages that encompasses English. Apart from this two third of them will be able to converse in two languages.
“We are really excited to bring our eighth store in NYC to Queens. When we saw this location it made a lot of sense,” reported Mr. Jason Barlia who is the marketing director of Apple Retail. At this point many claim that this store will not be as luxurious and extravagant than its other store but its location will play a key role in gaining customers. While talking to the NY Daily News, Mr. Barlia further claimed that this store will not be able to flaunt the architecture which most Apple Stores are known for but it will certainly have its charm since it will be able to target the ethnic diversity in its vicinity.
Once this store is launched, Apple product will be successful in showcasing its eighth store in New York where previously it launched its retail stores in Madison Avenue New York that is situated on the Upper East Side. The retail head for the aforementioned venture is Ms. Angela Ahrendts. Another major retail store of Apple is situated at Staten Island, Manhattan’s Fifth Avenue, SoHo, Grand Central, and Upper West Side.
Apart from this, it has been speculated that Apple is all set to renovate its store situated at Fifth Avenue for its United States in FY15. This will be followed by the launch of its Asian retail store. As reported by MacRumors, “Apple is also planning to open its first retail store in Brooklyn, having signed a long-term lease for a 20,000 square-foot building at 247 Bedford Avenue in Williamsburg, although those plans are running behind schedule.”