Warning: Use of undefined constant localhost - assumed 'localhost' (this will throw an Error in a future version of PHP) in /home/customer/www/ipadincanada.ca/public_html/wp-config.php on line 7
US Apple Stores Holding iPad 2 Shipments? - iPad in Canada Blog - Canada's #1 iPad Resource iPad in Canada Blog – Canada's #1 iPad Resource

US Apple Stores Holding iPad 2 Shipments?

by on March 16th, 2011

Reports this morning point to US Apple Stores changing their iPad inventory policy to better control shipments and meet customer demand. It’s reported that Apple Stores are holding onto iPad 2 shipments for one day to give employees a chance to properly count and organize inventory.

Store employees have reportedly indicated that the inventory that went on sale this past Tuesday was delivered on Monday. Employees further told shoppers that iPads were delivered Tuesday morning, which was apparently a “little white lie” to “avert the wrath of customers,”.

The source further claims that the strategy change may be due to the past iPhone 4 and original iPad launch experiences. During those launches, Apple attempted to get new inventory on sale as soon as possible, which is said to have created “utter havoc” for store staff, leading to inaccurate inventory listings.

Typically, Canadian Apple Stores have not held on to inventory when it is available for sale, but it will be interesting to see if this US-based change filters to Canadian stores next week.


**Want the BEST new iPad protection? Order your invisibleSHIELD by ZAGG, the strongest protection for your new iPad backed by a 30 day money back guarantee, lifetime replacement warranty, and FREE shipping! Use coupon code 'iphoneinca' for 20% off your purchase! Order today!**

Posted under: iPad News, iPad Rumours