Apple Now Allowing Personal Pickup in Canada and Australia

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    As of today, Apple has launched an in-store pickup feature in Canada and Australia allowing customers in those countries to order and pay for devices online and pick them up in retail Apple Stores. Personal Pickup has long been available in the United States, but this is the first time it's expanded to additional countries.

    MacRumors reported on the possible expansion of Personal Pickup in early November after receiving word Apple was training retail employees in Australia, France, Canada, the UK, and other countries. While Personal Pickup has currently only expanded to Canada and Australia it may roll out to additional countries in the near future.

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    Personal Pickup is available for a number of Apple products, from Macs and Apple TVs to the iPhone, iPad, and Apple Watch. When an order is placed for an in-stock item for Personal Pickup, Apple employees get it ready to go and then send an email to a customer whenever it's ready. Out of stock items are able to be shipped to a store for Personal Pickup.

    This week has been big for both Australia and Canada. Along with the availability of Personal Pickup, both Canada and Australia have also gained Apple Pay through a partnership with American Express. Apple Pay is available in Canada as of today and will be available in Australia on Thursday.

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  2. PsykX macrumors 6502a

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    OMG they moved the Eaton Centre to Toronto ? I thought it was in Montreal.
    Must have taken a lot of U-Haul trucks to move such a big building !

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  4. bigchrisfgb macrumors 65816

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    I don't get the joke.
     
  5. mattyb_au macrumors newbie

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    It's a shame they didn't partner with the Commonwealth Bank (the largest bank in Australia) or one of the other major players. American Express is basically non-existant in Australia these days.
     
  6. ksuyen macrumors 6502a

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    So good to be aussie :D but mattyb_au is correct, whatsup with CBA??? If one bank sealed the deal with Apple, I am sure all the other major banks will follow.
     
  7. LoveToMacRumors macrumors 68020

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    theres an eaton center in montreal too >_>
     
  8. PsykX macrumors 6502a

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    I learned that Toronto also had an Eaton Centre in this article.
    At first I thought it was cool they took a photo related to Montreal, and then I looked closer and closer >_>
     
  9. anonymous13579 macrumors member

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    The eaton centre has always been in Toronto LOL
     
  10. landroverz7 macrumors member

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    Can you buy from the online apple refurbished store and do a pickup?
     
  11. Corrode macrumors 6502a

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    As a Canadian it's nice to see my country get some love from Apple services.
     
  12. Mac Fly (film) macrumors 65816

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    How does personal pick up work? Specific steps.
     
  13. felt. macrumors 6502a

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    Yes.
     
  14. waquzy macrumors 6502a

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    Agreed
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  15. bunnahabhain macrumors newbie

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    MEC == Montreal Eaton Centre

    TEC == Toronto Eaton Centre

    I worked in IT at Eaton's head office in a different lifetime.
     
  16. bunnahabhain macrumors newbie

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    I would guess not, as I don't think that they stock refurbished products in the stores. I know that the refurbished MacBook Pro that I recently bought was shipped to me from California.
     
  17. b001ean macrumors member

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    This x 1000.

    I don't know if it's just strict regulations that stall Apple's release of things here, but I always feel left out with them.
     

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