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As JC Penny and Ron Johnson just learned, it is always about the team

gigaom.com
The JC Penny board was looking for a silver bullet. They thought former Apple retail leader Ron Johnson had one. Turns out the guns were empty and a couple of years later, he has been handed his walking papers. His firing from JC Penny is a good reminder that just...
As JC Penny and Ron Johnson just learned, it is always about the team

WorldStores Raises $15M Series C To Build Out Its Amazon-Style Ecommerce Model For Home & Garden Products

techcrunch.com
WorldStores, a U.K.-based online retailer of home and garden products going after supplier scale to fuel its growth, has raised £10 million ($15.2 million) in Series C funding, led by Serena Capital. Existing investors Balderton Capital and Advent Venture Partners also participated in the round. The new funding brings WorldStores’...
WorldStores Raises $15M Series C To Build Out Its Amazon-Style Ecommerce Model For Home & Garden Products

Tim Cook Is Reportedly To Blame For Apple Emphasizing Profits At Its Retail Stores (AAPL)

www.businessinsider.com
Apple's retail stores are still cutting back on hours, changing employee priorities, and it all could be due to a directive from Tim Cook, according to a big report on the state of its retail operations from ifoAppleStore.com, a site dedicated to coverage of Apple's retail operations. Earlier this month...
Tim Cook Is Reportedly To Blame For Apple Emphasizing Profits At Its Retail Stores (AAPL)

If Apple Is Really Cutting Back Employee Hours To Make More Money, It's Terrible (AAPL)

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Apple is reportedly cutting back the hours of some retail employees, as well as thinning its staff. This is reportedly happening because new retail chief John Browett wants Apple's stores to be more profitable. If both of these reports are true, it's troubling on a number of levels. There's no...
If Apple Is Really Cutting Back Employee Hours To Make More Money, It's Terrible (AAPL)
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