Apple says customers must wait to pick up repairs locked inside its retail stores

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Apple clients who didn’t decide up units dropped off for repairs inside two days of the corporate closing all of its retail shops must wait to select them up till the shops reopen, an Apple spokesperson confirmed to Business Insider.

When Apple introduced on March 14th that it could be closing all retail shops outdoors China as a result of coronavirus pandemic, the corporate mentioned clients had a two-day window to retrieve any repairs. Apple tried to contact clients through telephone and e-mail to inform them they wanted to select up their units, however any merchandise that didn’t get retrieved in that window can’t be picked up till the shops reopen, the spokesperson instructed Business Insider.

Apple initially mentioned it could reopen its shops on March 27th. But on March 17th, simply three days after the preliminary announcement, Apple determined it could preserve all of its retail shops closed “until further notice.” The firm has already reopened all 42 of its locations in China.

Apple hasn’t shared any further details about when it’d reopen the areas. The firm was not instantly obtainable for remark. Apple could start reopening some shops within the first half of April, in response to a memo written by Deirdre O’Brien, Apple’s head of HR and its retail shops, that was obtained by Bloomberg.