Apple Store Sales Statistics 2012 [Infographic]

Apple Store sales, employment and growth statistics as of 2012.

The following Apple store sales statistics are almost unheard of in the retail industry and the numbers will blow you away!

In 2011, Apple Store’s averaged $5,647 in sales per square foot of retail space – no other retail store comes even close to that figure.

See Also: Apple Overall Sales Statistics for 2012 [Infographic]

An infographic (posted below) was recently published by that provides us with a slew of Apple Store sales statistics that more than justify Steve Jobs’ decision to open the first Apple Store in 2000.

Apple Store Sales Statistics Highlights:

  1. There are 363 Apple Stores worldwide.
  2. Each Apple Store generates an average of $49 million annually.
  3. Apple generates nearly $18 billion from their retail stores annually.
  4. Apple earned more revenue per square foot of retail space than any other United States retailer in 2011 – the next closest, not even half profitable as Apple, was Tiffany & Co.
  5. While US retail sales grew only about 2% in 2011, Apple Store retail sales grew by 38%.
  6. In March of 2012, 83 million people visited Apple Stores.
  7. Since 2000, over 1 billion people have visited Apple Store.
  8. 71% of Apple’s 42,000 employees worldwide work in the retail sector.
  9. Apple earns approximately $420,000 per retail employee.

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