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John Browett, Apple's New Head of Retail, Sends Introductory Email to Store Employees

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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...
John Browett, Apple's New Head of Retail, Sends Introductory Email to Store Employees

Comet crashes - but not all the blame lies with Amazon

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The retailer lost its way a decade ago and has serially disappointed customers on basic retail housekeepingAnother one bites the dust, and only one word is required: Amazon. Overnight, websites like Amazon brought price transparency - and deflation - to the rich pickings that were once the electricals market. An...
Comet crashes - but not all the blame lies with Amazon

A new boss at the Apple Store

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Tim Cook taps John Browett, CEO of Dixons, to head his retail empire Johnson and Browett Ron Johnson, the former Target (TGT) whiz kid who built more than 300 Apple Stores for Steve Jobs, left a gaping hole in Apple's (AAPL) management team when he departed last year to run...
A new boss at the Apple Store

Apple Retail Does More Than Twice The Business Of Other Stores In Sales Per Square Foot

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Apple has once again come out on top in a RetailSails analysis of the top performing brick-and-mortar U.S. retail chains. Apple Retail does around $6,050 in sales volume per square foot in the United States in 2012. That’s more than double the next chain on the list, luxury retailer Tiffany...
Apple Retail Does More Than Twice The Business Of Other Stores In Sales Per Square Foot

Apple hiring Dixons boss to boost its stores: Why it’s sane, not suicide

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Apple today announced that it has appointed John Browett as senior vice president of its retail division, where he’ll report directly to Apple’s head honcho Tim Cook and take responsibility for retail strategy and the expansion of Apple Stores around the world. Browett has spent the past few years as...
Apple hiring Dixons boss to boost its stores: Why it’s sane, not suicide

Get me the best retail guy around! Wait? You say he’s from Dixons?

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Dixons? The retail chain store in the UK? The dated, dusty and generally dreadful technology store? Oh dear. Let’s be clear, Dixons Travel is pretty excellent. I’ve bought quite a lot from them over the years — indeed I even picked up a £1,400 laptop once on a semi-whim. Dixons...
Get me the best retail guy around! Wait? You say he’s from Dixons?

Google sends Chromebooks to some Best Buy and Dixons stores, starting today

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Google is getting serious about spreading the reach of Chromebooks. At its day two I/O keynote, it just revealed that the Chrome OS laptops are in 100 Best Buy retail stores across the US, effective today. British stores are getting a similar amount of care with a presence in...
Google sends Chromebooks to some Best Buy and Dixons stores, starting today
New Sony Windows 8 convertible revealed, shows off slim design in leaked video

Hey, Tim Cook: We found an executive to run Apple Retail for you

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Ron Johnson is out as CEO of J.C. Penney. After less than two years on the job, it’s not quite clear what the next step would be for him. Luckily for him, it just so happens that Johnson’s former employer, Apple, has an opening for someone with his qualifications: SVP...
Hey, Tim Cook: We found an executive to run Apple Retail for you

Dixons getting into streaming video with Knowhow Movies

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Following in the footsteps of LoveFilm and Netflix, British electronics retail giant Dixons has announced that it will be launching its own video streaming service early this year. Called Knowhow Movies, the service will feature both film and television content; though a list of supported devices hasn't been announced...
Dixons getting into streaming video with Knowhow Movies

So... Will Apple Hire Ron Johnson Back To Run Retail? (AAPL)

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Ron Johnson is out as JC Penney CEO, according to CNBC. Now everyone is making the same joke: Cool! He can go back to Apple. Johnson got the Penney job because Apple's retail stores were phenomenal successes. Since he left, Apple has struggled to replace him. It hired John Browett...
So... Will Apple Hire Ron Johnson Back To Run Retail? (AAPL)

Apple names John Browett new retail chief

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Company says the CEO of European technology retailer Dixons will take over the currently empty position in April. Originally posted at The Digital Home...
Apple names John Browett new retail chief

Tim Cook on New Retail Chief John Browett: 'The Best by Far'

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MacRumors reader Tony Hart notes on his blog that after emailing Apple CEO Tim Cook with his thoughts on the company's selection of Dixons CEO John Browett as the next head of retail, he received a personal response in which Cook noted that Browett was "the best by far" among...
Tim Cook on New Retail Chief John Browett: 'The Best by Far'

Comet: more than 6000 jobs at risk

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The high-street electrical chain is estimated to have made a loss of £35m in a year and could go into administration todayMore than 6,000 jobs are at risk as the troubled high-street electricals chain Comet teeters on the edge of administration.Comet, the UK's second largest electrical specialist after Dixons, has...
Comet: more than 6000 jobs at risk

Apple names John Browett new retail chief

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Company says the CEO of European technology retailer Dixons will take over the currently empty position in April....
Apple names John Browett new retail chief

Apple names UK’s Dixons CEO John Browett as its Senior Vice President of Retail

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Filling a void left last year by former Senior Vice President of Retail Ron Johnson, Apple just announced that John Browett is its new Senior Vice President of Retail. CUPERTINO, California—January 30, 2012—Apple® today announced that John Browett will join the company as senior vice president of Retail, reporting...
Apple names UK’s Dixons CEO John Browett as its Senior Vice President of Retail

Fomer Dixons boss takes top job at Monsoon after shock Apple exit

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John Browett makes comeback as chief executive of Monsoon Accessorize, four months after abrupt departure from AppleFormer Dixons boss John Browett is making a retail comeback as the chief executive of Monsoon Accessorize, four months after his shock exit from Apple.Browett is understood to be taking the top job on...
Fomer Dixons boss takes top job at Monsoon after shock Apple exit

Apple loses senior executives in management shakeup

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Scott Forstall and former Dixons boss John Browett set to leave just weeks after disastrous launch of Apple MapsApple is losing two of its most high profile executives in the firm's biggest management shakeup since co-founder Steve Jobs stepped down as chief executive.Scott Forstall, senior vice-president of iPhone software and...
Apple loses senior executives in management shakeup

Meet John Browett, Apple’s New Senior Vice President of Retail

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Apple is replacing Ron Johnson with John Browett, former CEO of Tesco.com and Dixons, for the role of senior vice president of Retail. He will be tasked with maintaining and improving Apple’s retail strategy as the company continues to expand globally. Apple made the news official on its PR site...
Meet John Browett, Apple’s New Senior Vice President of Retail

Comet staff offered Dixons jobs

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The electrical chain Dixons is offering Christmas jobs to hundreds of Comet staff who face redundancy because their firm is insolvent....
Comet staff offered Dixons jobs

B&N NOOK HD and NOOK HD+ arrive in UK

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Barnes & Noble’s NOOK HD and NOOK HD+ tablets have gone on sale in the UK, taking on the iPad and iPad mini with competitive price tags. The two Android-based slates use B&N’s latest customized version of the open-source OS, replacing the standard interface with a more multimedia-friendly version complete...
B&N NOOK HD and NOOK HD+ arrive in UK

Dixons benefits from Comet's demise

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Electrical store sold five tablet computers each second before Christmas as competitor's collapse boosts salesDixons Retail sold five tablet computers every second in the run-up to Christmas as the electricals chain and Argos owner Home Retail Group benefited from consumers' seemingly insatiable appetite for gadgets and the demise of rival...
Dixons benefits from Comet's demise

Apple retail has a new boss: Dixons head John Browett

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Apple announced early Tuesday morning that it has found a replacement for Ron Johnson, the former senior vice president of retail that started Apple's successful foray in to brick and mortar sales in 2001. John Browett, former CEO of European electronics retailer Dixons Retail, will become Apple's new SVP...
Apple retail has a new boss: Dixons head John Browett

Nook HD, Nook HD+ Go On Sale In The U.K.: Starting At £159 For 7″ Slate And £229 For 9″ Tablet

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Barnes & Noble’s Nook HD and Nook HD+ have gone on sale in the U.K. today, landing on shelves in retailers John Lewis, Argos, Asda, Dixons, Sainsbury, Waitrose, Blackwell’s and Foyles, and available via www.nook.co.uk. In the battle of the mini tablets, the 8GB model of the 7-inch Nook HD undercuts...
Nook HD, Nook HD+ Go On Sale In The U.K.: Starting At £159 For 7″ Slate And £229 For 9″ Tablet

Kindle Touch gets early release in UK and Germany

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Amazon is now shipping preorders for its Kindle Touch and Kindle Touch 3G in both the UK and Germany, a week ahead of schedule. While eager e-reader... readers in the likes of France Italy and Spain have to wait a little longer, Germans and Brits can expect their orders...
Kindle Touch gets early release in UK and Germany
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A new boss at the Apple Store

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Tim Cook taps John Browett, CEO of Dixons, to head his retail empire....
A new boss at the Apple Store

Carphone Warehouse beats predictions with 16% rise in UK revenue

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Demand for cheap tablets drove gains, though mobile phone company warns of reduced profits because of cut-price dealsCarphone Warehouse has surpassed analysts' expectations with a 16% rise in UK revenues as shoppers rushed to buy low-priced tablet computers.Europe's biggest independent mobile phone retailer reported high demand for the £99 Amazon...
Carphone Warehouse beats predictions with 16% rise in UK revenue

Apple snatches new Retail chief from Euro chain Dixons

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Apple has revealed its new retail chief, grabbing John Browett from European tech chain Dixons as its new Senior Vice President of Retail. Browett, who has been Dixons CEO since 2007, will join Apple in April, and helm the company’s global retail strategy as well as organizing the expansion of Apple’s...
Apple snatches new Retail chief from Euro chain Dixons

Meet John Browett, Apple's New Retail Guru (AAPL)

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Apple is finally ready to introduce the world to its new head of retail operations, John Browett. Browett was hired back in January to be Apple's senior vice president of retail, replacing Ron Johnson, the architect behind Apple's retail store strategy who left to become CEO of JCPenney last year....
Meet John Browett, Apple's New Retail Guru (AAPL)
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