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  • Apple Retail Stores Across Country Schedule All-Hands Employee Meeting


    The 10th Anniversary of Apple opening their first retail store is this weekend, and the rumors about possible special commemorative events is reaching a boil.

    Apple Stores across the country have an all-hands employee meeting scheduled for May 22 at 7 a.m. According to MacStories they received the follow statement from a trusted Apple source.

    Store meetings at 7AM Sunday across United States. Unusual time. Expecting some announcement. All stores, brand-wide US. Don't know about other countries.
    While meetings like this aren't uncommon, speculation across the web has been running rampant that Apple will be planning a series of activities and events to celebrate the 10th anniversary. While it would seem odd for Apple to break tradition and reveal a major production launch without the WWDC Keynote or scheduled event, Boy Genius Report received the following information from a trusted Apple Source about this weekends events.

    • There’s an overnight shift planned for around 10-15 individuals at each Apple Store to work from late Saturday all the way through mid-Sunday.
    • During the overnight shift, it’s going to be required that employees lock cell phones in the main office. They will also have to sign an NDA with Apple.
    • There are a wide variety of roles, we’re told, for the overnight shift. This includes all visuals staff, a manager, a business team member, a few Genius team members, one back-of-house employee, and a few generic Apple specialists.
    • Apple stores have apparently already received hardware to install, and are expecting more hardware to come on Friday or Saturday. All materials that Apple stores have received have been instructed to be under lock and key until after close on Saturday night.
    • Apple employees will be putting up black curtains at all stores so that people walking outside cannot see inside.
    • Employees have had to download gigabytes of data from Apple corporate labeled, “training” in a password-protected zipped folder that won’t accessible to managers or anyone else until Saturday afternoon.
    • Lastly, all Apple retail stores have mandatory meetings on Sunday, May 22nd. Most meeting are scheduled for the morning, but there are evening meetings as well.
    I'm as clueless as the next when it comes to guessing what Apple has planned this weekend. However, if it requires this much preparation, it might be worth stopping by your local Apple Store to find out come this weekend.

    I'm keeping my fingers crossed there will be giant inflatable iMac jumping pits. Or bobbing for iPods. Or drop the google earth pin on the hipster.

    Are any Modmyi members employed by an Apple retail store? If so, is there anything you can tell us about the upcoming event?

    Sources: MacStories and BGR
    This article was originally published in forum thread: Apple Retail Stores Across Country Schedule All-Hands Employee Meeting started by Phillip Swanson View original post
    Comments 50 Comments
    1. mahatmt's Avatar
      mahatmt -
      Quote Originally Posted by ICydiaify View Post
      I think the iPhone 5 or something like that will be released
      No way.
    1. Stumbows's Avatar
      Stumbows -
      iOS5 would be pretty cool.. I'll have to go down to my local Apple retail store here in Australia and see if they can tell me of an event to take place.
    1. 0089baller's Avatar
      0089baller -
      They'll be giving away Free Steve Jobs. Get 'em while they'e hot.
    1. The Man of Sand's Avatar
      The Man of Sand -
      Quote Originally Posted by 0089baller View Post
      They'll be giving away Free Steve Jobs. Get 'em while they'e hot.
      ^^^^^This guy^^^^^^^



      Is funny.
    1. RICO_'s Avatar
      RICO_ -
      So what is iOS 5 gonna feature again?
    1. The Man of Sand's Avatar
      The Man of Sand -
      Quote Originally Posted by RICO_ View Post
      So what is iOS 5 gonna feature again?

      Everything. No wait it will be iVerything
    1. Cowboy's Avatar
      Cowboy -
      Does anyone think that it could possibly have something to do with itune cloud?
    1. The Man of Sand's Avatar
      The Man of Sand -
      Quote Originally Posted by Cowboy View Post
      Does anyone think that it could possibly have something to do with itune cloud?

      What?
    1. Cowboy's Avatar
      Cowboy -
      Quote Originally Posted by The Man of Sand View Post
      What?
      Do you not know what i am talking about?
    1. The Man of Sand's Avatar
      The Man of Sand -
      Quote Originally Posted by Cowboy View Post
      Do you not know what i am talking about?

      I do, but I'm not understanding your connection from apple to another company that they don't own.
    1. jepp376's Avatar
      jepp376 -
      True dat TMoS......


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    1. ronfin44's Avatar
      ronfin44 -
      Obviously this meeting is the day after the world ends on May 21st, so they're gonna have to consolidate employees based on the number of survivors.
    1. jepp376's Avatar
      jepp376 -
      Quote Originally Posted by ronfin44 View Post
      Obviously this meeting is the day after the world ends on May 21st, so they're gonna have to consolidate employees based on the number of survivors.

      lol....

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    1. The Man of Sand's Avatar
      The Man of Sand -
      Quote Originally Posted by ronfin44 View Post
      Obviously this meeting is the day after the world ends on May 21st, so they're gonna have to consolidate employees based on the number of survivors.
      My favorite comment on this website thus far!
    1. jepp376's Avatar
      jepp376 -
      Quote Originally Posted by The Man of Sand View Post
      My favorite comment on this website thus far!

      We need to get back to Darkstar, I have HD in the works....

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    1. The Man of Sand's Avatar
      The Man of Sand -
      Quote Originally Posted by jepp376 View Post
      We need to get back to Darkstar, I have HD in the works....

      Sent from my iPhone using ModMyi
      SWEET!


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    1. topless1967stang's Avatar
      topless1967stang -
      Hmmmm.. they have been quiet about an Apple television. Also they are over due for a cloud system. Maye it has something to do with Bin Laden.
    1. ronfin44's Avatar
      ronfin44 -
      Don't worry, Donald Trump will request the long form of the meetings minutes and inform us all.
    1. KBI2113's Avatar
      KBI2113 -
      Quote Originally Posted by steve-z17 View Post
      There's only one explanation for all this, Apple must have figured out a way to build a store within a store within a store!
      It's like a taco, inside a taco, inside a taco bell, that's inside a KFC, within a mall, that's INSIDE YOUR DREAM!!!! BA DA DA DA BA DA DA DA!
    1. bubinale08's Avatar
      bubinale08 -
      they're building the HumanCentiPad!