Anti-racism: Apple renamed to store in Scotland

Anti-racism: Apple renamed to store in Scotland

Apple has responded to protests by “Black Lives Matters” protesters and named its store in the Scottish metropolis of Glasgow. Which store was previously called “Apple Buchanan Street” Was known, only called from friday “Apple Glasgow”, Reported 9to5Mac.

The associated link is automatically forwarded; in Retail inventory for the UK The store appears under the name “Apple Glasgow, Glasgow”, distinguishing it from other stores in the city at the Breahead Shopping Center. Both stores are expected to reopen later this week after the UK government relaxed the lockdown measures.

The reason for the activists’ request was that Buchanan Street was after Andrew Buchanan of Drumpellier Whose name is a Scottish tobacco entrepreneur, born in 1690. He was one of the first Scots to operate plantations in North America. He also kept slaves in Virginia. With his property he bought houses and land in his motherland; He established himself in the Virginia Street district, the famous Virginia mansion. Buchanan Street in the center of Glasgow, one of the main shopping streets, was named after him.

Black Lives Matters protesters already had street Name changed temporarily, In form of BBC Reported; It was briefly known as “George Floyd Street”. A petition to change the name of the roads, which are named after slavery, has reached in the meantime. 35,000 signatures online.

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Apple itself has not commented on the new name of its store – the company did it without comment. The shops are usually renamed when they walk by. Apple CEO Tim Cook announced the group’s US $ 100 million anti-racism initiative last week. She is directly involved with top management and reports to Environmental Director Lisa Jackson, who herself comes from politics.


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