Visitor Slump, Apple Store Closed in the United States
By : Ahmad Fadli And Aldi Firhand. A | Saturday, May 26 2018 - 22:25 IWST
INDUSTRY.co.id - Jakarta -The news of the retail industry is coming and going. Not just clothing stores, food, and furniture, even a technological businessman should be off property assets. This time, turn the world's digital giant Apple closed his shop.
As a large-scale retailer, Apple can not withstand the brunt of the retail tsunami. As proclaimed Bloomberg, Saturday (26/05/2018), Apple officially announced the collapse of their retail outlets in Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States. A total of 52 employees were affected by the stop operation of the store. According to Bloomberg, Apple's decision to close shop outside the normal. That is, unusual Apple closed the shop without any relocation to other branches.
"In connection with the decline of visitors to the area, we must make a tough decision not to extend the lease term," said Apple in his official statement as quoted by Kompas.com Apple said all employees have been invited to talk and find other job options within the company.
For your information, Apple has at least 500 stores worldwide, of which half are located in the United States.