Apple temporarily closes stores around the world

All branded Apple stores outside of China, Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan will be closed for two weeks until March 27. This was reported on the website of the company.

the message from CEO Tim cook to staff and consumers said the experience of closing stores in China during the peak of the epidemic of the coronavirus showed the effectiveness of measures to minimize social contacts. Currently all sales outlets of the company in China resumed work.

employees of a closed Apple Store will continue to receive salary, and the company’s products will be available for purchase through the online store.

March 11, Apple has closed stores in Italy, which became the main focus of coronavirus infection in Europe. Later this week, stopped the work of the Spanish Apple Store. All the company has about 460 stores worldwide, more than half of them located in the United States.

Text: To.Hi-tech