Apple Watch Didn't Change the Apple Store Like We Thought it Would
It was just over a year ago that the Apple Watch was slated to be unveiled, and the internet rumor and analysis machine was running in overdrive. Wall Street-types weighed in on whether the new gadget could propel the world’s most valuable company to greater revenue and an even higher stock price. Tech geeks were chattering about the nitty-gritty of its features, and culture mavens debated whether it would become a game changer like the iPod or iPhone before it. And in the retail world, the major question was this: Would the arrival of a product that wasn't just a gadget, but also a luxury fashion item, push Apple to shake up its successful store format?