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Apple has finally filled their Vice President of Retail and Online Store position with Angela Ahrendts, CEO of Burberry. In a press release the company is stated that Angela Ahrendts will be  joining Apple in a newly created position, as a senior vice president and member of our executive team. This announcement follows a recent collaboration between Apple and the British luxury fashion house, in which the photo and video capabilities of iPhone 5S was shown off before the smartphone was launch to the public. [box title=”Press Release”] Angela Ahrendts to Join Apple as SeniorRead More
The role Apple latest recruit Paul Deneve, former CEO of Yves Saint Laurent has led to many news outlets speculating that he was there to oversee the launch of Apple’s iWatch. 9to5 mac reported that Deneve  will report as a Vice President to Apple CEO Tim Cook and will work on “special projects,” not in retail. However, Horace Dediu has a different take on it: So it would make little sense to add a new direct report to this chart that did have a specific product ownership (or creation) role. Product is aRead More
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David Sobotta: The Strangest Nine Months of My Career at Apple David Sobotta, a former Apple employee, recounts a meeting with his then Vice President in 2003: [quote] There was one thing our vice president had right. It was the description he had given me as we walked into the meeting. He told me that it was going to be “a behind the woodshed beating.” It was. This was the first sales meeting in my career that was dedicated to telling a team how worthless they were. It went againstRead More
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The Australian Financial Review is reporting that they have exclusive information that Apple’s products are the most sought after gadgets in Australia. According to the article, Australians surfed the internet for iPhones and iPads more than any other product in 2012. Unfortunately for Apple, Samsung is not too far behind. It appears Apple’s patent lawsuit cases against Samsung Down Under has enhanced rather than devalued Samsung’s brand in the eyes of the Australian public. Back in December 2011, Tyler McGee, Samsung’s Vice-President of Telecommunications in Australia, stated: [quote] At the end of theRead More