Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Apple plans to have 95 next-generation stores open by the end of the year

Image result for apple logoAngela Ahrendts, Apple's Senior Vice President of Retail, was the opening speaker for Fortune's annual Most Powerful Women Summit, speaking a little about the next-generation Apple retail stores, her vision for Apple's physical presence and more.

Ahrendts started the evening by talking about her background and how Apple CEO Tim Cook recruited her, mentioning that she originally tried to convince Cook she wasn't right for the job. Ahrendts said that her big pitch for Apple was to integrate Apple's retail and online stores and turn the company's physical presence into a bigger part of the communities they operate it. Cook, much to her surprise, loved the idea. . . . more

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