Angela Ahrendts, the former Burberry CEO that took over as Apple's senior vice president of retail and online sales last May, is eager to expand Apple's retail presence in China. Ahrendts has been actively recruiting US-based retail employees for new stores in China, 9to5Mac's Mark Gurman reports. Show More Summary
Apple Senior Vice President of Retail Angela Ahrendts is continuing to go all in on growth in China. In video messages to employees in recent days and weeks, Ahrendts has been recruiting employees from United States-based Apple Retail stores to relocate to China to help build up Apple’s retail efforts in the region. In a note to employees late […]
Apple will open five new Apple Stores in China in less than five weeks, according to a Xinhua News Agency report. Angela Ahrendts, Apple's senior vice president of retail and online stores, told Xinhua the stores would be ready by Chinese New Year, which is on February 19 this year. Show More Summary
With new Senior Vice President of Retail Angela Ahrendts in charge of operations, Apple is further blurring the lines between its online and physical retail store services. We reported earlier this year on Ahrendts’s plans to more seamlessly integrate both paths of Apple retail, and now the Cupertino-based company is rolling out a revamped Genius Bar […]
A leaked video from Apple's senior vice president of retail suggests a new, later release date than expected
In an internal company address that 9to5Mac got a hold of, Apple Senior Vice President of Retail and Online Stores Angela Ahrendts noted that while everyone has been working really hard, there are several busy seasons coming up, including the holiday...
In a video message sent out to retail employees, Apple's Senior Vice President of Retail and Online Stores Angela Ahrendts revealed that the Apple Watch will be launching in the Spring of next year, reports 9To5Mac. The timeframe given...Show More Summary
In a video message to employees today, Apple's Senior Vice President of Retail and Online Stores, Angela Ahrendts, reportedly pegged the Apple Watch's launch window down to Spring of 2015. In the a transcript of the chat, provided to...Show More Summary
The Apple Watch’s launch is scheduled to occur in the “spring,” according to Apple Senior Vice President of Retail and Online Stores Angela Ahrendts, later in 2015 than some had originally anticipated. Ahrendts stated the timeframe to retail employees in a video message, a transcript of which was provided by a source. While explaining that employees need […]
By Daniel Jennings: Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE:WMT) is attempting to tap an interesting new source of revenue: checking accounts. Wal-Mart's senior vice president, Daniel Eckert, told the media that the retail behemoth will begin offering low-cost checking accounts from Green Dot (NYSE:GDOT) nationwide under the brand name GoBank. Show More Summary
Leaving her role as CEO of Burberry to run Apple’s Retail and Online Stores division as senior vice president has garnered a lot of attention for Angela Ahrendts as Apple gears up for selling the Apple Watch starting next year. Today, Fortune’s 2014 list of the “Most Powerful Women in Business” has taken notice. Fortune writes: Ahrendts may […]
Former Apple Senior Vice President of Retail (then ousted JCPenney CEO) Ron Johnson made a somewhat rare public-facing appearance on Andreessen Horowitz’s podcast. The discussion comes in at just under half an hour and features the former head of Apple Retail discussing his experience with leading the Apple Store as well as the challenge for up-and-coming startup brands […]
New Senior Vice President of Retail and Online Stores Angela Ahrendts is continuing her Apple debut tour this week. The former Burberry Chief Executive Officer today toured through Apple’s many stores in the New York City area and she also held a question-and-answer session with select Apple Retail Store managers earlier this week week. Ahrendts today sent […]
You may know Ron Johnson as the man who helped mold Target into the retailer it is today, or perhaps as the Senior Vice President of Retail Operations at Apple from 2000 through 2011. Maybe you know him from his recent work trying to turn JCPenney...
Apple's new senior vice president of online and retail stores, Angela Ahrendts has a huge task ahead of her. Apple has built an amazing, industry-leading shopping experience, but what doesn't evolve inevitably fades away. There are new...Show More Summary
Seeking to enhance Apple’s retail store divison and bring the customer experience to higher levels, new Apple Senior Vice President of Retail and Online Stores Angela Ahrendts is planning a fundamental restructuring of Apple’s retail stores as she prepares a series of new store openings across the globe for the second half of 2014 and first half […]
A beautiful new Apple Store opened in Tokyo, Japan on Saturday and the company's new senior vice president of retail Dame Angela Ahrendts was in attendance. Apple announced that the former Burberry CEO would join its team last October, and as far as...
During her second month on the job, Angela Ahrendts, Apple's new senior vice president of retail and online stores, has sent her first memo to Apple employees. The email, which was published by 9to5Mac, briefly overviews Ahrendts' general philosophy when it comes to managing Apple's retail presence. Show More Summary
After searching for the right person for almost a year, Apple finally brought in former Burberry CEO Angela Ahrendts to fill its critical senior vice president of retail position. Ahrendts spent eight years at Burberry, completely turning the struggling fashion company around. Show More Summary
Not even on the job of a month, Apple's new Senior Vice President of Retail is outlining new vision for the future of the Apple retail empire. Chief among Angela Ahrendts' plans are an expansion in China, improving Apple's limited mobile payments options, and a complete revamp of the highly-lauded Apple Store sales experience. Show More Summary