Best Buy Gears Up for April 3 iPad Launch; AT&T Still Ignored
By Brennon Slattery
Mega electronics retailer Best Buy is preparing its employees for the April 3 iPad launch, according to reports. Two MacBooks and an iMac will be removed from the 673 U.S. Best Buy stores that have Apple sections in order to make room for four iPad demo units. But what’s most intriguing is that, according to leaked Best Buy planograms, the four units each have four separate SKUs, meaning the WiFi + 3G model could make an appearance.
For those early adopters itching to take home an iPad, there’s no need to set your alarms early: Best Buy stores will not be opening early for the launch. MacRumors.com says, “… the company believes that [opening early] would offer little benefit due to a lack of sales competition while incurring additional operational expense.”