We've contacted several retail stores, and they too have confirmed that Apple has removed all Bose products form its Point of Sale (POS) system, meaning this change is likely permanent and there is no way to sell any Bose product.
Bose and Beats were in a patent suit over noise cancellation, but that was recently settled.
The NFL currently has a sponsorship deal with Bose, which bans players form wearing Beats headphones on camera. Some NFL players have been fined because of this rule. Beats Co-Founder commented on the ban, calling Bose 'culturally inept.'