Angela Ahrendts Talks Apple Retail Strategy as Store Traffic Slows, Apple Is Working on a Person-to-Person Mobile Payments Service, Thursday Q&A

Today's Above Avalon stories: 

  • Angela Ahrendts Talks Apple Retail Strategy as Store Traffic Slows
  • Apple Is Working on a Person-to-Person Mobile Payments Service
  • Thursday Q&A: Where Do TAG Heuer/Luxury Watchmakers Go From Here?

We kick off today's email by looking at Apple Retail and specifically Angela Ahrendts' recent comments about long-term Apple Retail strategy. We look at Apple Retail foot traffic patterns to get a better grasp on Apple's current challenges and opportunities in the retail space. We then shift over to the WSJ scoop that Apple is working on a person-to-person mobile payments service. There are a number of things to consider about such a service. We conclude with this week's Thursday Q&A and TAG Heuer's next step.

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