Despite all the doom-and-gloom stories you read about the traditional retail industry, Apple’s retail business continues to grow.
Apple now has over 400 stores worldwide. Check out some other mind-blowing facts about the Apple Store.
Apple Stores drive so much traffic to shopping malls, Apple is able to negotiate cheaper rent. Apple Stores have been shown to increase sales in mall 10%, according to the Wall Street Journal.
When the iPhone 6 launched on September 19, 2014, the line outside Apple's 5th Avenue store in New York stretched for 12 blocks. People were sleeping in boxes.
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