Apple’s Retail POS Crashed Nationwide on Thursday

On Thursday, disaster struck Apple at the point of sale. As we understand it, Apple’s retail point of sale solution has gone dark. And there’s no word on when the system will begun functioning normally. If, however, the matter isn’t resolved by tomorrow, Apple may want to call the team at PayAnywhere or any reliable …   Read More

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Apple's Retail POS Crashed Nationwide on ThursdayOn Thursday, disaster struck Apple at the point of sale.

As we understand it, Apple’s retail point of sale solution has gone dark. And there’s no word on when the system will begun functioning normally.

If, however, the matter isn’t resolved by tomorrow, Apple may want to call the team at PayAnywhere or any reliable provider of mobile payment processing for that matter. because the longer Apple’s retail POS is down, the more money the tech giant is going to lose.

Since this morning, shoppers visiting Apple retail stores have been unable to make purchases or even pick up items ordered through Apple’s online storefront. Consequently, the glitch is delaying a huge number of potential transactions.

And with the iPad mini with Retina display freshly introduced to consumers this week, the timing for this outage couldn’t possibly be worse.

“The company reported an average of $50 million in revenues per store for the fiscal fourth quarter of 2013, or just under $50,000 per hour, assuming an average operating time of 12 hours per day,” Apple Insider reported today. “With 253 stores in the United States, that means the glitch may have already cost Apple as much as $25 million.”

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1 comment

  1. Lorraine Jacobs

    It is
    really very important that they can fix it right away because customers will
    sure be complaining and Apple will also be losing lots of sales per day.
    However, we should understand that these are uncontrolled variables and that
    these software’s will also have a time that they will encounter problems just
    like us humans that we got sick and needs to rest to recuperate. -http://www.freetouchpos.com/

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