One shareholder's perspective:
As some people here have pointed out, "over-crowded" stores do deter _some_ potential shoppers, and that's obviously not a good thing.
But crowded stores, in my humble opinion, do more to help Apple than hurt Apple. In fact, I'm less concerned about over-crowding than I am about Apple stores that might eventually feel rather empty and huge.
My solution? Open more 6,000+/- sqft stores in markets where over-crowding is a...