Are Apple stores elitist? You bet--and that's not a bad thing. Unless the U.S. economy keeps going south.
How do I know Apple stores are high rent? I live in Southern California, and every Apple store within 50 miles of me is in a tony, upscale neighborhood. A new store, for instance, opened in September near my home in the swankiest shopping center in the area--bar none. No Best Buy, Radio Shack, or Circuit City could touch this real estate.
Ditto for the East Coast. The Apple store nearest the town where I grew up is in one … Read more