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Retail environment
Retail environment

From the glass staircase that he holds a design patent on, to roving T-shirt-clad wireless checkout "specialists" the Apple Store has become the best place to experience computing the way Jobs intended.

Apple's 275 stores around the world netted $1.4 billion in operating income during fiscal 2009.

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Last updated November 05 2009: 7:56 AM ET
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