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Who is Apple’s new retail boss, and what will he do?

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Tim Cook has made his first major appointment since taking the reins at Apple, bringing in the head of British technology retailer Dixons, John Browett. He comes in to fill the gap left by the departure of Ron Johnson, the man who spent a decade building the Apple Store into...
Who is Apple’s new retail boss, and what will he do?

Google's Nexus 7 Tablet Headed to Retail Shelves

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When Google announced its Nexus 7 tablet on Wednesday, the company focused on the fact it would be available directly from the Google Play web site. However, sources close to both companies indicated that there was a retail strategy for the devices as well. That’s starting to come into focus,...
Google's Nexus 7 Tablet Headed to Retail Shelves

The New Head Of Apple Stores Managed THESE Ugly Electronics Shops? (AAPL)

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Apple just announced that it has hired Dixons Retail CEO John Browett to be its Senior Vice President of Retail Operations. Browett takes the place of Ron Johnson, who left Apple in November 2011 to become CEO of JC Penney. Johnson is largely credited for helping flesh out Apple's...
The New Head Of Apple Stores Managed THESE Ugly Electronics Shops? (AAPL)

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

Apple Names John Browett as New Senior Vice President of Retail

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Apple announced this morning that John Browett will be joining Apple as their new Senior Vice President of Retail. Browett will be leaving his current position as CEO of Dixons Retail. Apple® today announced that John Browett will join the company as senior vice president of Retail, reporting to Apple...
Apple Names John Browett as New Senior Vice President of Retail
New Apple SVP of Retail John Browett makes his way to Apple’s Leadership page

Dixons Retail CEO John Browett will become Apple's new SVP of retail

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Apple announced on Monday that John Browett will join the company as its new Senior Vice President of Retail. Browett will replace Ron Johnson, who left Apple last year to become the CEO of retailer JC Penney. Browett will leave his current position as CEO of British electronics retailer...
Dixons Retail CEO John Browett will become Apple's new SVP of retail
Microsoft to open 6 retail stores in early 2013 after adding 51 shops this year

Apple hires former Dixons CEO John Browett as Senior VP of Retail

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Apple has hired Dixons Retail chief executive officer John Browett to run its retail business as senior VP of retail. Browett will assume his new position in April and will be responsible for Apple’s retail strategy and on expanding Apple’s presence around the globe. “Our retail stores are all about...
Apple hires former Dixons CEO John Browett as Senior VP of Retail
Samsung to expand its 'Pop-up' retail stores, directly taking on Apple?

EE refocuses its retail strategy, plans to close 78 of its UK high street stores by May

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Following a speedy rebranding and overhaul of its T-Mobile and Orange retail subsidiaries, UK operator EE has confirmed that as part of a recent review, it will close 78 (or 11 percent) of its 700 retail stores by the end of April, Mobile News reports. Converting all T-Mobile, Orange and Everything Everywhere stores to new...
EE refocuses its retail strategy, plans to close 78 of its UK high street stores by May

News: Apple hires Dixons CEO Browett to lead retail

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Apple has announced that John Browett will join the company as senior vice president of Retail. Browett, who will report to Apple CEO Tim Cook, was previously CEO of European technology retailer Dixons, a title he had held since 2007. Browett will join Apple in April, and be responsible...
News: Apple hires Dixons CEO Browett to lead retail
Apple's Retail Strategy Proves That If They Build It, You Will Come (And Spend)

When the Z10 Goes on Sale Today, It Won't Be at the BlackBerry Store

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The lonely BlackBerry store is no more. In 2007, Research In Motion Ltd. and retailer Wireless Giant opened what would become the only stand-alone BlackBerry retail store in North America. It was housed in a small building beside a strip mall in a suburb of Detroit. But after years of...
When the Z10 Goes on Sale Today, It Won't Be at the BlackBerry Store
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Samsung eyes Apple’s retail success, plans store expansion in Canada

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In a bid to establish a foothold in the retail market, Korean electronics giant Samsung appears to be looking to push forward with its large retail strategy and open a number of new outlets in Canada, as it seeks to capitalise on the strength of its consumer brand and build relationships with its customers....
Samsung eyes Apple’s retail success, plans store expansion in Canada

The DOJ’s half-baked explanation of Apple’s role in the e-book case (Analysis)

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The Justice Department is pouncing on statements by Apple like “aikido move” and “trounce Amazon” to prove its case that Apple was the hub of a illegal conspiracy to fix the price of e-books. While the statements sounds serious, the government’s overall explanation of Apple’s role in the conspiracy is...
The DOJ’s half-baked explanation of Apple’s role in the e-book case (Analysis)

Apple boosts retail store performance despite Browett's missteps

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Apple's retail efforts continue to hit pay dirt, according to the latest analysis from RetailSails. Apple still tops the firm's annual ranking of retail sales productivity, raking in a mind-boggling $6,050 per square foot of retail space—slightly more than twice what its next nearest competitor, Tiffany's, pulls in. That's good...
Apple boosts retail store performance despite Browett's missteps

It's An Android World After All: Polaroid Launches $150 Kids Tablet, Expanding Its New Lease On Life As A Digital Media Company

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Polaroid’s newish image as a digital media company got one more boost today, with the launch of a new, $150 Android tablet aimed specifically at children. Simply/obviously branded the “Polaroid kids tablet,” the 7-inch device has sidestepped the holiday shopping rush to try its luck instead launching among the throng...
It's An Android World After All: Polaroid Launches $150 Kids Tablet, Expanding Its New Lease On Life As A Digital Media Company

Microsoft’s first UK store set for London, opening in March 2013

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Opening 19 stores in the US to mixed success and more to come, Microsoft is set to invade the UK and open its very first retail outlet in London in March of next year, The Verge reports. According to sources, Microsoft will first launch an online retail presence for UK consumers...
Microsoft’s first UK store set for London, opening in March 2013

Will Apple's new high-street hire change the way we buy Apple products?

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Few CEOs have it as good as Apple's Tim Cook. Just look at his company's performance in the first quarter of his tenure. But as strong as Apple is currently, Cook can't sit back and hope that the company Steve Jobs took to new heights will run itself. He'll have...
Will Apple's new high-street hire change the way we buy Apple products?

Rovio adds vets from Tumblr, Fremantle and Millennial Media to new Santa Monica office

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Angry Birds creator and gaming magnate Rovio has announced today that it is expanding its US presence by opening an office in Santa Monica. But the bigger news is perhaps who is going to be filling the positions there. Industry veterans from Tumblr, Fremantle and Millennial Media. Rachel Webber of Tumblr...
Rovio adds vets from Tumblr, Fremantle and Millennial Media to new Santa Monica office
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Can't Say We Saw It Coming: Redbox Re-Ups Universal Deal With 28-Day Window

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Yesterday, we suggested that video-rental chain Redbox might have to cave on its demand for 28-day release window with Universal, and wind up settling for a window that is twice as long. Well, that’s not the way it turned out. Today, the two sides reached a deal that lets...
Can't Say We Saw It Coming: Redbox Re-Ups Universal Deal With 28-Day Window

Apple's Unusual Retail Strategy With iPads: Banning Would-Be Customers (AAPL)

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Apple has adopted a rather unusual retail strategy with its iPads. As opposed to most retailers, which encourage customers to buy as many products as possible, Apple is only allowing customers to buy two iPads. EVER. At least that's what one Apple store employee told a medical student who was...
Apple's Unusual Retail Strategy With iPads: Banning Would-Be Customers (AAPL)

Apple Hires Dixons CEO John Browett to Lead Retail

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James Davey and Poornima Gupta, reporting for Reuters: Apple chief Tim Cook, making his first high-profile hire since taking the helm of the world’s largest technology company, lured the well-regarded industry executive to fill a critical post once held by Ron Johnson, another outsider who left Target Corp to join...
Apple Hires Dixons CEO John Browett to Lead Retail

Apple nabs Dixons chief to head up retail stores

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Apple has poached Dixons chief executive John Browett to head up its global retail strategy and expansion. The......
Apple nabs Dixons chief to head up retail stores

8 Companies That Have Deliberately Copied The Apple Store (AAPL)

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Apple's most copied innovation may not be the iPad or the iPhone, so much as its retail stores. There are certain obvious trademarks of an Apple Store like the Genius Bar and the glass facade. But that's only a small part of what makes an Apple Store unique - or...
8 Companies That Have Deliberately Copied The Apple Store (AAPL)

Virgin Mobile to carry iPhone from today, Sir Richard does his best Fonz impression

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Virgin Mobile is offering the iPhone to its prepaid customers as of today. The Sprint-owned subsidiary is using the event to kickstart a new retail strategy that will see the company open branded retail stores in Chicago -- with a nationwide rollout dependent upon its success. Since all carriers...
Virgin Mobile to carry iPhone from today, Sir Richard does his best Fonz impression

Report: Google considering retail store push, but where's Amazon?

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Could Google glasses be coming to a retail store near you? Apple is doing it. And so is Microsoft. Now, Google may jump into the brick-and-mortar retail game. 9to5Google reports that the Internet search giant plans to open retail stores in the U.S. in time for the 2013 holiday season....
Report: Google considering retail store push, but where's Amazon?
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