Apple replaces Ron Jonson with a dubious choice

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  1. Sam Posten

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    The comments are as fascinating as the post:
    http://www.asymco.com/2012/11/09/minding-the-store/
     
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    Re: the title: Yup. http://allthingsd.com/20130107/apple-cant-afford-buyers-remorse-with-next-retail-hire/
     
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    Interesting profile on Ive: http://9to5mac.com/2013/02/20/full-jony-ive-bbc-video-reveals-out-of-the-box-thinking-on-product-naming-david-beckham-connection/
     
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    RJ's vision for JCP begins to take shape: http://kensegall.com/2013/02/meanwhile-over-at-ron-johnsons-place/ Also, tonight is the annual stock holder's meeting. Don't expect any real news but a ton of flakes offering new theories and rumors.
     
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    JCP website is an unmitigated disaster. Avoid at all costs. For a guy who should know high tech, it's incomprehensible how the expect to compete with Amazon with a website that doesn't work.
     
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    He doesn't mention that as a failing, tho he lists a few other big ones: http://www.nytimes.com/2013/02/28/business/jc-penneys-chief-says-his-mistakes-led-to-big-loss.html?smid=tw-share
     
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    Dur? http://9to5mac.com/2013/03/15/apples-former-retail-head-john-browett-says-he-was-rejected-for-fit-rather-than-competency-video/
     
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    She's wildly controversial but truly successful in getting products traction in the Asian market, where apple is actually struggling a bit right now
     
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    I'm looking forward to a tartan iPad end of the month!
     
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    Yeah, I always wondered why Apple was so slow at expand their retail operations abroad, in China and elsewhere, particularly since so much of their cash is stashed abroad, doing little. Clearly Ahrendts is suited for that role.

    SInce wearing a Burberry raincoat in the 80s I've barely been conscious that Burberry are still in business - why is she controversial?
     
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    Early reviews show it as a love fest:
    http://9to5mac.com/2014/05/19/angela-ahrendts-plan-for-the-future-of-apple-retail-china-emphasis-mobile-payments-revamped-experience/
     
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