“We had really hoped to confirm recent blog reports that a massive Apple Computer store going up in midtown Manhattan, aka ‘Apple Mecca,’ will be the company’s first retail outlet open 24 hours a day. But, alas, an Apple spokesman said the company isn’t ready to confirm, deny or make any official announcements about the store, so we can only offer our observations, and point to what others have written,” Michelle Meyers blogs for CNET.
“The store–which will reportedly be 25,000 square feet–is located in the underground retail plaza of the General Motors Building on Fifth Avenue,” Meyers writes. “For what it’s worth, we did find Apple job postings for the Midtown store, and no mention of 24-7 work.”
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“The Midtown Manhattan store, which will be located inside the GM building and feature a 32-foot glass cube entrance outside, remains on track to open in May. Construction is planned to wrap-up in the next month with employees slated to being training by the end of April. Apart from its prominent location, the store remains unique in that could be the first to be open 24 hours per day, 7 days a week,” Think Secret reports.
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