Apple preps overhaul of its online store

“Apple has begun signaling to education shoppers that it plans to relaunch and overhaul its online store in the near future, making it easier to do business,” Neil Hughes reports for AppleInsider.

AppleInsider was alerted on Wednesday to the notice that can be found on the top of Apple online stores geared for kindergarten through 12th grade institutions,” Hughes reports. “There, shoppers are greeted with an alert about ‘the new Apple Store.'”

Hughes reports, “For now, it appears that any forthcoming changes will just be related to the company’s specialty stores designed for education institutions. However, the change could be a sign that Apple plans to enact a similar overhaul of its general consumer storefront at some point in the near future.”

Read more in the full article here.

[Thanks to MacDailyNews Readers “Brawndo Drinker” and “Dan K.” for the heads up.]

4 Comments

    1. Which category? Education? No the Education online store allows students and teachers to purchase Apple products (some) at a discount. I doubt it’s going anywhere.

      1. This isn’t the Teachers and Students EDU store this is for the institution store where you can create quotes and authorized purchasers can purchase machines.

  1. While at it, let’s spend a few extra pennies to fix the broken App Store as, shall we?

    So when browsing for apps and I’m on page 37, I go to a app page and when going back IT KICKS ME BACK TO THE FIRST PAGE.

    The first edition of Mosaic was not THAT RETARDED.

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