Apple’s 270 US-based stores open for first time since pandemic began

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Apple has said all its 270 stores in the US have been opened for the first time in almost a year after it was forced to shutter several outlets because of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

The company has been cautious in re-opening its retail stores, using a team that includes medical experts to make its own calls on a county-by-county basis and sometimes shuttering stores again when local rules would otherwise allow stores to operate.

The iPhone maker has also expanded its ‘Express’ format, a wall built in front of the main store with sales counters protected by plexiglass and a few shelves of accessories such as phone cases and AirPods.

The team at Platform Executive hope you have enjoyed the ‘Apple’s 270 US-based stores open for first time since pandemic began‘ article. Translation from English to other languages via Google Cloud Translation. Initial reporting via our official content partners at Thomson Reuters. Reporting by Munsif Vengattil in Bengaluru. Editing by Arun Koyyur.

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