Ahead of an expected launch for its new iPhone, speaker and headphones, Apple Inc. has stopped selling rival products in its retail stores, Bloomberg reported.
Ahead of an expected launch for its new iPhone, speaker and headphones, Apple Inc. has stopped selling rival products in its retail stores, Fox News has confirmed.
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The move, initially reported by Bloomberg, happened “at the end of last month” for its online store, impacts brands such as Bose Corp., Sonos Inc. and Logitech International SA.
Bloomberg added that Apple retail employees were told to remove the products from its physical stores in “recent days.”
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In a statement to FOX Business, an Apple spokesman said, “Our stores offer a curated selection of third-party accessories to help customers get the most out of their Apple products. We regularly make changes to the products we sell as new third-party accessories are introduced or customers’ needs change.”
Despite selling competing products, Apple has long sold headphones and speakers from other makers in its stores.
Apple is expected to announce its own branded over-the-ear headphones…
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