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Apple Watch Shopping Will Be By Reservation Only

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Want to buy an Apple Watch on launch day? You'll need a reservation for that. According to Engadget, Apple is rolling out an all-new initiative that requires Apple Watch customers to make an online reservation prior to shopping the watch in their local Apple store. Walk-in sales have been banned in the days immediately following the launch, but it's assumed that the ban will be lifted once watch fervor dies down.

This is unlike anything that Apple has done for past product launches; but then again, Apple employees have never been trained to give fashion advice to potential customers before, either.

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