Apple’s store outlet will reopen on May 28 at 10:00 AM in George St. in Sydney after renovations that began in early January. This Apple store is the only location in Australia in Sydney that did not reopen after May 7 2020, after the Coronavirus pandemic prompted temporary closures across the world.
Apple Sydney will be the first time Apple has attempted anything resembling a new store opening since before the pandemic. It’ll be interesting to see how well excitement can be balanced with safety. Unfortunate for the teams who worked on the Forum and now can’t host sessions.
— Michael Steeber (@MichaelSteeber) May 25, 2020
Apple’s outlet closed on January 5 2020 for upgrades that are expected to include a Today at Apple Forum on a video wall for creative sessions. While the COVID has disrupted community events for the near future, Apple will make good use of redesign when live events can begin again. Also there are Other changes to the store which will include new design elements fixtures like Boardroom and Avenue shelving.
Although the Apple Sydney store will operate with limited hours and new safety procedures already witnessed at Australia’s 21 other Apple Store locations. The new measures were documented by Apple in an open letter to customers last week, and we investigated how they compare to other leading retailers.
The Apple Sydney’s new look will mark its first redesign since opening in 2008. An upgraded store will be an exciting improvement for customers who frequent the flagship location, but social distancing safety precautions are still at peak at this time. Consumers might experience a delay in entering the store to browse without an appointment.