It's a stark contrast to the minimalist glass cube of Apple's Fifth Avenue store in New York City, and a good example of how Apple's built its 400-plus store empire. You can walk into any of the company's stores and walk out with the same gadget, but each store … Read more
Late Monday, Apple announcedthat it has tapped Burberry CEO Angela Ahrendts to lead its retail efforts in a newly created position reporting to CEO Tim Cook, starting next spring.
Apple has a reputation for going with intuition. Steve Jobs famously hated focus groups, and instead followed an internal compass. It would appear Apple's new hire has the same sensibilities. In a TEDx Hollywood presentation she gave in March of this year, Ahrendts delved into the power of "human energy."
Ahrendts, who was raised by a "spiritual mother and philosopher father," says she believes in the … Read more
Apple announced late Monday that it has hired Burberry CEO Angela Ahrendts to head its retail efforts, filling a position that has been vacant for nearly a year.
Ahrendts will join Apple in the spring in what the company described as a newly created executive-level position of senior vice president reporting directly to CEO Tim Cook. She'll oversee the growth and operation of both Apple's retail and its online stores.
"I am profoundly honored to join Apple in this newly created position next year, and very much look forward to working with the global teams to further … Read more