ifoAppleStore is reporting that a new Apple retail store Apple is constructing in the St. Louis Galleria may build a mall kiosk in front of the store that is a Wi-Fi lounge and a check-in area for Genius Bar appointments. According to mall observers, Starbucks is soon moving its coffee sales operation to the second […]
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New Apple Retail Store to Have a 'Genius Lounge' Mall Kiosk?

ifoAppleStore is reporting that a new Apple retail store Apple is constructing in the St. Louis Galleria may build a mall kiosk in front of the store that is a Wi-Fi lounge and a check-in area for Genius Bar appointments.

According to mall observers, Starbucks is soon moving its coffee sales operation to the second floor, outside the entrance to the Nordstrom store that opens in September 2011. Apple will then reportedly occupy the 592 square-feet permanent kiosk as a Genius Bar check-in space, Wi-Fi lounge and/or training space.

The new store Apple is working on will be the company’s largest mall-based stores to date, and will replace the the smaller store already located at the mall, which is reportedly one of Apple’s best performing stores.

I’ve actually been in Apple’s current St. Louis Galleria store, and it is always, insufferably busy.

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