The Latter Day Mac
And at the turn of the millennia the old gods had to make room for the new and give way to the church of Jobs and the Latter Day Mac. In the east they build a temple to perform the ascension ritual of commerce.
Apple has opened a store housed in a floating glass dome in Singapore's Marina Bay. The new store can only be accessed through a 45m underwater tunnel from The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands, a nearby mall attached to a hotel/casino complex. Apple breathlessly detailed that the store's dome comprises 114 glass panels with …
Floor B2, seems to be a long store mostly in the corridor leading out and up to the sphere set among clothes stores, next to Zara. (Bored husband impulse shopping?)
Imagine a normal day, you could be the only customer in the sphere just wanting to browse, as Apple sales people hover over you! To get out, find the escape escalator, and head down a long corridor past more sales people to the same entrance you came in, run run, you can make it, only 20 more metres to go!
Next up, Apple opens its Kuala Lumpur Malaysia flagship store in Genting Highlands, on top of an ivory tower behind the Theme Park, past the Casino, all you have to do is drive 50 miles, park your car at the foot of the mountain, catch the cable car up, walk past the casino and restaurants, out of the entrance, past the outdoor theme park, dive into the main pool, find the hidden entrance, ascend the tower, slay the dragon, and then they might sell you a iPhone if you look cool enough.
I had similar thoughts when scan reading the start of the article
Apple : I'm sorry sir, your iThing seems to have some water damage and is therefore not covered by your Apple care plan..
Customer : but, but, but its your shop, I can't get in without water ..
Apple : <evil laugh>Profit !! </evil laugh>
I immediately went to "The location of the store changes day to day, or more frequently, and only a select few are told where it is at any given time. Usually associated with games of chance. The one in our town was sometimes in the back room of a Car Audio shop (4-track and 8-Track players, and some new-fangled cassette players).
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