Does Your Apple Store Smell Like Body Odor?

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    http://business-news.thestreet.com/philly/story/does-your-apple-store-smell-like-body-odor/12284064
    [h=1]Does Your Apple Store Smell Like Body Odor?[/h]NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- The other day a friend of mine mentioned that our local Santa Monica Apple Store smells bad. Like body odor. Particularly in the morning at the entrance.
    Having had the same thought over the months since Apple moved its one million dollar per day location a couple blocks from its previous perch, I decided to investigate.
    First, a simple Web search reveals that this problem is not exclusive to Apple Santa Monica. At least not historically. Most reports of a stench permeating Apple retail are from the pre-2013 period. In fact, my unscientific, Google -fueled sample revealed that a majority date back to the 2008 to 2012 timeframe.This makes the notion of a noticeable stink at what we can reasonably call one of Apple's most important "flagship" locations all the more newsworthy.
    You would think if the presence of what even Santa Monica Apple Store employees I spoke with define as B.O. has been a recurring problem elsewhere, management in charge of retail operations would have taken steps to safeguard future stores, particularly the brand's most important ones. If you can hardly smell cigarette smoke in the best Vegas casinos, you shouldn't be able to whiff stale sweat inside one of the world's premier retail outlets.
     
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    maybe the store could turn the AC on? the fifth ave store spells of azn.
     
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    I didn't post the entire text, but the article claims that there are air sensors on the walls that control the air. I've never heard of any store needing air control sensors. More lame excuses from the next AOL.
     
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    Sounds like homeless people sleeping in the entrance overnight.
    Or are they implying somehow that apple products actually smell like b.o.
     
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    I-bo
     
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    Just the stores. The issue has been know for a few years, but Apple corporate has done nothing.
    My initial thought was hipster douchebags, that don't shower, hanging out checking facebook and twitter.
     
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    It's possibly the ghost of Steve Jobs. Multiple accounts (even in his posthumous biography) claim he came into work every day smelling like a Berkeley hippie covered in shit and rolled in patchouli.
     
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    maybe it is the employees' smell at the genius bar
     
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    brings me back memories of the wiz :c
     
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    Negged for having the same av as skater76
     
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    Could be. Their smugness has reached the level that they take turns smelling each other smelly armpits.
     
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    Gross. I won't even step foot in there. There always seems to be 500 people at a time crammed in there unless it's a weekday morning.
     
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    And only 25 of them can afford a case for their phone.
     
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    Actually, skater has his.
     
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    Given that the Apple store near my work borders the Tenderloin, B.O. is an improvement in olfactory conditions. That said, I never set foot in any store that is packed like a Japanese commuter subway.