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2013-10-18 09:54:49

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Only days after hiring a new senior vice president of retail and online stores, Apple has lost two executives to eBay and Jawbone. Former e-commerce executive RJ Pittman will be leaving his role at Apple to join eBay as their new chief product officer, according to reports from All Things D and USA Today. The timing of his departure and the hiring of Angela Ahrendts is purely coincidental, say inside sources. Suzanne Lindbergh,...

Burberry CEO Angela Ahrendts Takes Retail Lead At Apple
2013-10-15 10:14:39

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Apple has finally found a head worthy of its retail operations in former Burberry CEO Angela Ahrendts. Apple’s retail operations have been without a dedicated leader since last October when John Browett was removed from his position as senior vice president of Retail. Browett was only with the company for ten months, filling the shoes of Ron Johnson, the long-tenured head of retail who left Apple in 2011 to take over the CEO...

2010-11-04 03:00:00

LONDON, Nov. 4, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- When Burberry recently streamed its spring/summer 2011 women's wear show live into 25 flagship stores around the world, it chose longtime solutions partner Verizon Business to help deliver the experience. The retailer delivered live, private viewings of its London Fashion Week show to key global stores via the Burberry Retail Theatre - an interactive multimedia experience powered by a custom-tailored communications and networking solution from...

2009-09-22 23:44:00

LONDON, September 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Burberry closed London Fashion Week tonight with the showing of its Burberry Prorsum Womenswear Spring Summer 2010 collection. To view the Multimedia News Release, please click: http://www.prnewswire.com/mnr/burberry/40179/ The show at the Rootstein Hopkins Parade Ground at the Chelsea College of Art and Design in Westminster, London celebrated the new Burberry headquarters at Horseferry House in Westminster as well as the 25th...

2006-02-23 17:22:51

By Clara Ferreira-Marques MILAN (Reuters) - There are times when even Milan's sleek fashion pack lose their cool. When Jennifer Lopez sashayed into Dolce & Gabbana's catwalk show on Thursday, she was met with whoops and roaring applause as even the front rows -- packed with top buyers and the cream of the fashion press -- stood to get a glimpse of the pop diva. But Lopez, in a figure-hugging dress, was all but eclipsed by the rich gold embroidery and sumptuous empire-line...


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