We reported yesterday on the major shake-up that happened with Apple's management team, including the departure of executives John Browett (head of retail) and Scott Forstall (senior vice president of iOS software). More news has now leaked that sheds some light on what may have happened inside Apple headquarters.
Apple’s major announcement late Monday that Senior Vice President of iOS Software Scott Forstall and retail chief John Browett were leaving the company has already led to early reports and speculation on what prompted the departures....Show More Summary
Apple (AAPL) CEO Tim Cook sent out a letter to his employees on Monday explaining the surprising leadership shakeup that saw the departures of both iOS senior vice president Scott Forstall and retail senior vice president John Browett. Show More Summary
John Browett, Apple's senior vice president of retail, is leaving the company after just 8 months on the job, Apple announced Monday. More About: apple, iOS, tim cook
Apple’s Senior Vice President, iOS Software Scott Forstall and Retail chief John Browett will leave the company and the rest of the executive team will take over additional responsibilities, the company has...
In an unexpected press release at the end of the business day, Apple has announced that Senior Vice President of iOS Software Scott Forstall and retail chief John Browett are leaving Apple, apparently as the result of issues that have been widely publicized over the past year. Show More Summary
Apple has just announced (good timing?) two major announcements to the company’s roster — Scott Forstall, senior vice president of iOS will be leaving the company in the Spring. This is on the heels of Apple’s bad publicity over Maps among other software skirmishes. Show More Summary
Fortune is asking 21 luminaries the best advice they ever got. One of them is Apple’s former Senior Vice President of Retail Ron Johnson: -Ron Johnson (CEO of J.C. Penney) on leadership lessons from Apple and how he’s applying them to his new position: “I remember when Apple went through a tough period. I didn’t feel [...]
In guiding a tour of Apple's soon-to-open Wangfujing retail location, the company's senior vice president of retail John Browett confirmed a fourth Chinese store is being built in Shenzhen, where Foxconn and other manufacturing partners operate fabrication plants.
Yesterday, WWD reported that Anamaria Wilson, the fashion features director at Harper’s Bazaar, would be leaving her post at the magazine to join Michael Kors as senior vice president of global corporate communications. Wilson is something...Show More Summary
Apple's new senior vice president of retail, John Browett, gave his quarterly address to Apple Store employees last night. While normally routine and not exactly newsy, it follows a series of staffing and PR gaffs that have raised concerns about Browett's role and Apple's devotion to its experience-over-profit model. Show More Summary
Browett at an Apple Store opening (IFO Apple Store on Flickr) John Browett, Apple’s new Senior Vice President of Retail, has been the source of controversy in the Apple retail space as of late. Last month, news broke out that Apple retail store employees were seeing cuts into their work hours, furthermore reducing their paychecks. Other [...]
This is exciting! Piperlime opened their first-ever retail store in SoHo during Fashion's Night Out on Thursday with a little help from guest editors Rachel Zoe and Olivia Palermo. Senior vice president and general manager of Piperlime, Jennifer Gosselin was blissful about the company's first store, saying: "We are thrilled to be celebrating the opening of our first [...]
A report on Monday outlines the supposed gradual but significant change Apple's retail stores are going through as Senior Vice President of Retail John Browett emphasizes revenue over customer experience.
When Karen Austin was offered the job as PG&E’s senior vice president and chief information officer she was thrilled. A veteran technologist who spent 27 years at retail giants Kmart and Sears, she thought working for one of the nation’s leading utilities would be a new challenge. She was also excited to move from Chicago Continue reading ?
The Nest smart thermostat may soon by sitting on an Apple store shelf near you, an appropriate move for a company created by the former senior vice president of Apple’s iPod division. iLounge is reporting that the thermostat, which has …
In a video sent directly to Apple Store employees, newly appointed Senior Vice President of Apple Retail John Browett has promised a three month advance on employee salary raises. Apple Store employees were previously scheduled to see their raises on September 30th of this year, but now these raises will come on June 30th. These raises come in [...]
With a little over six months on the job as JC Penney's chief executive, former Apple senior vice president of retail Ron Johnson is already seeing criticism of the major overhaul he designed for the ailing department store chain as a recent earnings call revealed substantial losses.
Apple's new senior vice president of Retail, John Browett, has introduced himself to Apple Retail employees in an email obtained by IFO Apple Store.Team, At last I've officially started at Apple, and it's great to be here. I've had the chance to meet many of you at stores in the U.S. Show More Summary
It took a couple weeks, but Apple's new head of retail operations is finally ready to introduce himself to Apple store employees. John Browett, senior vice president of retail at Apple, sent out an uplifting note to Apple's army of retail...Show More Summary