In a pair of reports, 9to5Mac is reporting that Apple will now be offering Personal Mac setup at their, and the elimination of restocking fees. First up, the personal Mac setup. When you purchase a Mac at an Apple Retail store an employee will help you setup your e-mail accounts, walk you through the Mac […]
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Apple Now Offering Personal Mac Setup, Eliminating Restocking Fees in Apple Retail Stores

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In a pair of reports, 9to5Mac is reporting that Apple will now be offering Personal Mac setup at their, and the elimination of restocking fees.

First up, the personal Mac setup.

When you purchase a Mac at an Apple Retail store an employee will help you setup your e-mail accounts, walk you through the Mac App Store, setup an iTunes account for you, and show you the basic pointers of owning a Mac. Some stores will even have dedicated Mac setup stations.

This seems to be an extension of the same sort of services that Apple retail stores have been offering for new iPhone purchases for some time.

In another report of seemingly good news, Apple is now eliminating their 10% restocking fee that is in place for all Mac sales returns.

Typically, when you return an opened product to an Apple Store you will be charged a 10% restocking fee. Well, come Tuesday, this will all be in the past as Apple is cutting restocking fees from their retail chain.

These changes will take affect starting tomorrow, January 11th. Not to look a gift horse in the mouth, but why now? Why not in November or December during the shopping season?

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