Apple’s retail stores are responding to the growing threat of the novel the country went on lockdown, halting its in-store education sessions and reduced other potential chances for staff and customers to transmit the virus.. The company’s closed its stores throughout Italy after
The company hasn’t made official announcements, but instead chosen to leave notes throughout its website. Each of the Italian stores it operates now indicate they are closed, with an indication of potentially reduced hours in the future. The company’s Today at Apple sessions meanwhile have been “paused” as a “precautionary measure,” the company wrote on its retail store pages throughout the Americas.
Apple didn’t immediately respond to a request for comment.
The moves show how the world’s most highly valued tech company is navigating the coronavirus, which causes a disease known as COVID-19. Early research indicates the virus. As it’s spread around the world, , companies have told staff to work from home, and have delayed releases and shut down operations. Even Disneyland .
Last month, Apple its website. The company also reportedly asked store employees an Apple Watch or AirPod headphone in the store either.in response to virus’s outbreak there, but this week according to
All this is having an impact on the company’s bottom line. In February, Appleas a result of work stoppages in China. As a result, Apple said its revenue would likely dip as well.