The Apple stores are now 13 years old.1 In the first full year of operation (2002) the stores generated revenue of $282 million. In the last full year (2013) the revenues were $20.228 billion. Quarterly sales during the last seven years are shown below:
Additional details regarding average visitors per employee per quarter, average visitors per store per quarter, average retail profit/employee and visitor, average revenue per store, employment and visits correlation, employment per store and in total, stores open over time, visitors over time, average revenue per visitor, capital asset purchases and estimated cost structure per visit are shown below:
The Apple store concept has reached teenage years and it seems a good time to renew their character.
- The first store at Tysons Corner in McLean, VA opened on May 19 2001 [↩]