It’s 27th May 2017 and the clock strikes at 10 am. Apple employees open the doors of the Retail Store to the world. But before 10, the crowd is being hyped up with cheers and applauses. The energy by the Apple employees is just so amazing.
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Apple Orchard Road is finally opened! Let’s take a look back at the birth of the Retail Store and see how far we have come.
‘Leaked’ Announcement of the Apple Retail Store by Pure Fitness in an internal email to its customers on closing down to make way for a ‘future Apple Store”. Apple soon confirmed that there will be an official Apple Retail Store in Singapore for the first time.
One of the last time that Pure Fitness, TOPSHOP, TOPMAN stores open to the public which they will have to close and move out by the end of 2015 for the construction and renovation of Apple Retail Store.
Article: Part 1 (Nov 2015)
The Apple Orchard Road has completed its
undergoing the reveal process of the Retail Store that was originally hidden behind from the vinyl.
Here is how Apple Orchard Road looks like:
Photos by @derektan4
Apple’s 1st Retail Store in Singapore has made huge progress in the recent weeks, from the barricades being removed to having it to be wrapped up featuring the Retail Store’s name with the phrase “Apple Loves Singapore” in emoji or in term of shapes.
Apple Orchard Road will open on May 27 at 10 am and is now officially in the list of Retail Stores around the world, with Singapore being added in the list of countries with an Apple Retail Store. This comes after a 19-month long wait since October 2015 when Apple first announced plans of having a Retail Store.
According to The Straits Times, workers has been seen putting up a date on the Apple Retail Store marked, “27.05.17”. The Apple Orchard Road will officially open next Saturday on 27th May 2017 at 10 am (1000hrs).
Most of Apple’s Retail Stores opens on a Saturday and as, like Apple Orchard Road, it indeed falls on a Saturday. The previously rumoured date of May 22 by a worker seems to contradict the day that usually Apple opens their Retail Stores.
On the Singapore’s version of Apple’s website, it has been updated to feature the new Retail Store and with a week and a half to the opening, Apple’s website for the Retail Store is currently live now.
isn’t live yet. The website should come live as days to come.
Aside from the Retail Store, Apple has also introduced on its website, “Today at Apple” with exclusive performances and sessions to coincide with the first few days of the opening.
Stay tuned for more! Will you be visiting the Retail Store when it opens?