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Old Nov 21, 2012, 07:39 PM   #1
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Why buy at the Apple Store instead of online retailers?

Usually online retailers like Amazon and Macmall offer Apple products with a discount. Moreover, you buy it from the comfort of your seat. Why take the trouble of going to a physical retail Apple Store to make the purchase?

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Old Nov 21, 2012, 07:41 PM   #2
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Beats me. Because it's fun, I guess. Last few Apple purchases I made were at the retail store, but I'm planning on getting an iPhone 5 within the next couple of months, and I'll probably just go to the Sprint store a few blocks from my house, rather than going all the way to the mall just for the "experience" of the retail store.
I have a couple of computers and a few MP3 players. No phones or tablets, though. I mean, I have a smartphone and a tablet, but they aren't Fapple. Also, the tablet is broken because I dropped it.
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Old Nov 21, 2012, 07:44 PM   #3
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I buy online if I know exactly what I'm going for. But during my recent laptop search, I wanted to try the look and feel of the retina vs nonretina Pro 15". So the in store sampling really is a big draw for me.
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Old Nov 21, 2012, 07:52 PM   #4
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I always buy from online stores that don't charge sales tax, especially high priced items
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