Afternoon Coffe: Apple Expects to Quickly Sell Out of its Supply of Smart Watches, Walgreen To Close 200 Stores


Apple expects its supply of its new smart watch will not meet demand when the device is released later this month. The company said there is “tremendous interest” in the Apple watch, and will take orders online during the initial launch period.

Walgreens is closing about 200 US stores as part of its initiative to cut costs. By the end of 2017, the company said it plans to trim $1.5 billion from company spending.

A new survey of banks shows few actually require their external vendors to report when they have experienced a data breach, which could put banking customer information at risk.

Listeria contaminations are spreading. The number of people sickened by contaminated Blue Bell ice cream continues to grow, The New York Times reported. And, popular Sabra hummus brand has recalled about 30,000 cases of its Classic Hummus due to possible listeria contamination.

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