Three-story Apple Store West 14th Street to open today in Big Apple
The Apple Store West 14th Street -- photo courtesy of [url=http://www.news.com/2300-1041_3-6221751-1.html?part=rss&tag=6221751&subj=news]CNET[/url] -- also introduces Pro Labs where customers can receive free, in-depth training on Apple's industry-leading pro applications including Final Cut Pro.
"We are thrilled to open our third and largest store in Manhattan on West 14th Street," says Ron Johnson, Apple's senior vice president of Retail. "We think New Yorkers will love this stunning new location and the incredibly talented team we've assembled to make the Apple Store West 14th Street a place where people can shop, learn and truly be inspired."
The staff at the Apple Store West 14th Street includes more than 175 Mac Specialists, Mac Geniuses and Creatives. The team of Creatives will begin leading free multi-session Pro Lab series in January, offering personalized instruction and hands-on experience for customers who
want to take their music, video and photography skills to the next level.
The Apple Store West 14th Street is located at 401 West 14th St. at 9th Avenue, one block south of Chelsea Market. It joins existing Apple retail stores on Fifth Avenue and in SoHo. More than 275 million people on three continents have visited Apple retail stores since they opened in May 2001. Apple now operates 204 stores, including 13 in the UK, seven in Japan, four in Canada and one in Italy.