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Trained By The Best: Facebook And J.C. Penny Both Hire Away Apple Execs

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So, in case you haven’t heard, Apple is doing pretty well. Things are different now without Steve at the helm, but change isn’t always bad. Although George Colony, taking the contrarian approach, would like to disagree. Today, we’ve gotten word that Apple Senior Art Director Sharon Hwang, who headed the...
Trained By The Best: Facebook And J.C. Penny Both Hire Away Apple Execs

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

Penney Ousts Ron Johnson, Rehires Myron Ullman

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Ron Johnson is out at J.C. Penney Co. Penney’s board met Monday and agreed to replace the former Apple Inc. executive after his plan for revamping the chain’s 1,100 department stores produced a disastrous drop in sales. Myron Ullman, whom Mr. Johnson succeeded as CEO, will retake the top job...
Penney Ousts Ron Johnson, Rehires Myron Ullman

Video: Gruber, Ihnatko and Snell on Apple after Steve Jobs

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One of the most fascinating panels on the Macworld stage during last week's Macworld | iWorld expo in San Francisco was a conversion about "The State of Apple" among Macworld editor Jason Snell, Daring Fireball's John Gruber and Chicago Sun Times columnist Andy Ihnatko. We've excerpted the part that interested us most: 5:40 about what...
Video: Gruber, Ihnatko and Snell on Apple after Steve Jobs

Apple Can't Afford Buyer's Remorse With Next Retail Hire

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John Browett, the Dixons exec tapped to oversee Apple’s retail operations last January, was Tim Cook’s first big hire after taking up the CEO reins at the company. Nine months later, he would be among Cook’s first big fires, ousted from Apple after a series of missteps that drew some...
Apple Can't Afford Buyer's Remorse With Next Retail Hire
Retail needs a reboot to survive

APPLE RETAIL GOD STUMBLES: JC Penney Is Tanking After Big Miss And More Restructuring Plans

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Shares of JCPenney are collapsing to the tune of 15% after the company has announced that its missed estimates, is cutting its outlook, and will incur a restructuring charge. There have been super high hopes for JCPenney since it hired retail guru Ron Johnson from Apple. But it's taking a...
APPLE RETAIL GOD STUMBLES: JC Penney Is Tanking After Big Miss And More Restructuring Plans

Letters: Sunday Dialogue: A New School Schedule?

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Readers react to a proposal for a longer school year and day.    ...
Letters: Sunday Dialogue: A New School Schedule?

Laurene Powell Jobs, Widow Of Steve Jobs, Is Joining Stanford University's Board Of Trustees

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Laurene Powell Jobs, widow of visionary Apple co-founder and CEO, the late Steve Jobs, is joining the board of trustees of Stanford University. She has been elected for a five-year term that will begin on October 1. The move continues her association with educational policy as well as Stanford — she...
Laurene Powell Jobs, Widow Of Steve Jobs, Is Joining Stanford University's Board Of Trustees

Apple names European exec to head retail

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Apple's last retail executive became CEO of J.C. Penney in November....
Apple names European exec to head retail
How much Apple CEO Tim Cook really made last year

How Much YouTube Do Employees Really Watch at Work?

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J.C. Penney employees are reported to have watched five million YouTube videos from the office during the month of January....
How Much YouTube Do Employees Really Watch at Work?

Apple hits four-year low in online holiday customer satisfaction study

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Customer experience analytics firm Forsee is out today with its study of holiday customer satisfaction for the top 500 internet retailers by revenue. Forsee has Apple at a four year low in customer satisfaction in its survey of 24,000 customers during prime Thanksgiving and Christmas shopping seasons. Apple slipped...
Apple hits four-year low in online holiday customer satisfaction study
Brands Give Facebook F-Commerce an F

Today's Scuttlebot: Tales of Kim Dotcom and the iPhone Makers

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The technology reporters and editors of The New York Times scour the Web for important and peculiar items. Thursday's selection includes items on the life of the founder of Megaupload, a new iPhone 5 rumor and the creator of the Apple stores unveiling his vision for J. C. Penney....
Today's Scuttlebot: Tales of Kim Dotcom and the iPhone Makers

Ron Johnson's Failed J.C. Penney Makeover

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Ron Johnson's Failed J.C. Penney Makeover: Rachel Menken: I'm not interested in housewives. Don Draper: What kind of people do you want? Rachel Menken: I want your kind of people, Mr. Draper: people who don't care about coupons, whether or not they can afford it....
Ron Johnson's Failed J.C. Penney Makeover

Ex-Apple SVP of Retail Ron Johnson reportedly out as CEO of J.C. Penney

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After less than two years on the job, Apple’s former Senior Vice President of Retail Ron Johnson has reportedly left his position as CEO of J.C. Penney, according to CNBC. For about a decade, Johnson played a critical role in building Apple’s successful retail empire before leaving the company in...
Ex-Apple SVP of Retail Ron Johnson reportedly out as CEO of J.C. Penney

eBay Contends that Sales Tax Proposal Will Hurt Small Businesses

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A new bill introduced to the Senate this week, which would finally require Amazon and other online retailers to pay local sales taxes, has one major objector: that’s eBay. The company’s opposition to the proposal is a little surprising since the bill itself would not substantially change the way it...
eBay Contends that Sales Tax Proposal Will Hurt Small Businesses

J.C. Penney Ousts CEO Ron Johnson

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J.C. Penney Chief Executive Ron Johnson has been ousted, after his attempt at engineering a turnaround at the retailer failed to take hold....
J.C. Penney Ousts CEO Ron Johnson

While major retailers shutter F-commerce stores, report shows 15% additional revenue for SMBs

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A report from Ecwid, an e-commerce software company, shows that F-commerce has resulted in an increase in revenue for small and medium sized business owners. Among Ecwid’s many features, the company is behind the second biggest store-building application available to Facebook users. Looking at the data of 140,000 storefronts using...
While major retailers shutter F-commerce stores, report shows 15% additional revenue for SMBs

Ron Johnson's leadership lessons from Apple: No shortcuts and shield team from tough times

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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...
Ron Johnson's leadership lessons from Apple: No shortcuts and shield team from tough times

Apple Hires Dixons CEO John Brewett as Retail Chief

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Currys and PC World 2-in-1 Superstore | Image courtesy of Dixons So today we got the answer to a question that we’ve been pondering for a number of months and we got Tim Cook’s first major hire as the official CEO of Apple. But I for one am a little...
Apple Hires Dixons CEO John Brewett as Retail Chief

Read The Part Of Bill Ackman's Investor Letter Where He Talks About Taking A Bath On JC Penney (JCP)

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Hedge fund titan Bill Ackman, the founder and CEO of Pershing Square Capital Management, is still making a bullish case for JCPenney even though his hedge fund is taking a beating on that investment. Pershing Square's investment in J.C. Penney has cost them "more than nine percentage points of gross...
Read The Part Of Bill Ackman's Investor Letter Where He Talks About Taking A Bath On JC Penney (JCP)

John Browett Officially Joins Apple as Retail Chief, Receives Stock Rights Worth $60 Million

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A pair of filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission published early today reveal that former Dixons Retail CEO John Browett, who was announced in January as the next Senior Vice President of Retail at Apple, has officially started work with the company. The development is in line with...
John Browett Officially Joins Apple as Retail Chief, Receives Stock Rights Worth $60 Million

Government Stops Shielding Corporate Breach ‘Victims’

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For the past few months, national retailer J. C. Penney has been fighting an under-seal court battle to keep you from knowing that its payment card network was breached by U.S. and Eastern European hackers. Scenes From a Hack Chat logs between Albert Gonzalez and an Eastern European accomplice...
Government Stops Shielding Corporate Breach ‘Victims’

ANALYST: Relax -- JC Penney's Strategy Is Working Just Fine

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J.C. Penney's (JCP) stock got clobbered yesterday after the company announced the sudden departure of its president, Michael Francis. Yesterday's drop only added to the woes of J.C. Penney's shareholders, who have seen the value of the company nearly cut in half over the last three months. The stock...
ANALYST: Relax -- JC Penney's Strategy Is Working Just Fine

Executive found to run Apple Retail; looks familiar

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Executive found to run Apple Retail; looks familiar: Erica Ogg for GigaOm: 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...
Executive found to run Apple Retail; looks familiar

Looking back: John Browett's turbulent six months in charge of Apple Retail

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In what was the biggest Apple boardroom announcement since the announcement that Steve Jobs would be stepping down from his position as CEO due to ill health, both Scott Forstall and John Browett are to leave the company. While Forstall (former SVP of iOS Software and responsible for Siri and Apple’s Maps)...
Looking back: John Browett's turbulent six months in charge of Apple Retail

HOWARD DAVIDOWITZ: Apple's Retail Boss Has Done "Incalculable Damage" To JC Penney -- "Crackpot" Idea Has Destroyed Company (JCP)

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J.C. Penney (JCP) shares tumbled Wednesday after the retailer reported a much wider-than-expected first-quarter loss, suspended its dividend and saw weakness across all core metrics. In an apparent rebuke to new CEO Ron Johnson's strategy to change the company's focus from discounts to everyday low prices, total sales fell...
HOWARD DAVIDOWITZ: Apple's Retail Boss Has Done "Incalculable Damage" To JC Penney -- "Crackpot" Idea Has Destroyed Company (JCP)

Brain drain: Apple's senior hardware chief retires rich

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Bob Mansfield is the second key executive to leave since Steve Jobs died FORTUNE -- One of the concerns after Steve Jobs died was whether Apple's (AAPL) institutional values -- as embodied by his hand-picked executive team -- would survive his passing. The team lost a key member when Ron...
Brain drain: Apple's senior hardware chief retires rich
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