Apple has decided that it will close the doors of some of its retail stores on Wednesday, October 19, for between 1 and 3 hours. The temporary closures will occur during a company memorial meant to celebrate the life and numerous contributions of co-founder and former CEO Steve Jobs.
Jobs passed away at the age of 56 on October 5 after a long battle with a rare form of pancreatic cancer. Since then, a private funeral and a larger memorial for friends and co-workers have been held. Following his death, flowers, candles, and gifts have been placed in front of Apple stores across the world in remembrance of Steve.
The event planned for tomorrow will take place at Apple headquarters in Cupertino, California and is for employees only. Store employees will be able to watch the memorial live via webcast.
Source: Wall Street Journal