Apple has indeed started putting Apple Watch inventory on sale for walk-in shoppers in its retail stores for the first time since the Apple Watch officially launched. Reports from this morning started coming in of stores getting stock, and now TechCrunch has verified this by going to the Apple Store in Toronto’s Eaton Centre (thanks for the tip, Ian) and purchasing a strap (the 42mm Classic Buckle, if you’re curious).
Inquiring after stock, I was additionally able to determine that they also have Leather Loop and various Sport Band models available, in both 38mm and 42mm sizes. They have the 38mm Milanese Loop in stock, too, but sadly for the author not the 42mm version of the same band.
Band availability in stores could be good news for Apple Watch order times, too; there’s been some speculation that strap options could have been partly responsible for longer shipping times on…
View original post 100 more words