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Topic: Angela Ahrendts

Former Apple retail head Ahrendts says worker retention hit almost 89% under her watch

07/10/2019, 10:07 am

In spite of criticisms, the retention rate for Apple's retail workers grew from 61% to "nearly 89%" during the past five years, former Apple retail head Angela Ahrendts told a podcast this week.

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Former Apple retail chief Ahrendts says 'mission accomplished,' denies reported criticisms

05/24/2019, 08:05 pm

Speaking publicly for the first time since leaving Apple in April, Angela Ahrendts in an interview Friday reflected on her tenure as the company's head of retail, calling it "mission accomplished."

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Former Apple retail head Angela Ahrendts joins Airbnb's board of directors

05/16/2019, 12:05 pm

Apple's recently-exited retail VP, Angela Ahrendts, on Thursday joined the board of directors for home rental giant Airbnb.

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Former Apple retail head Angela Ahrendts upset 'finely tuned balance'

05/07/2019, 10:05 am

Former Apple retail chief Angela Ahrendts upset a "finely tuned balance" at the company's stores in the name of branding, a report suggested on Tuesday, with interviews with employees supposedly indicating the brand push was more important than helping customers.

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Responsibility, foundation, and speed biggest lessons learned by Angela Ahrendts during Apple tenure

05/06/2019, 12:05 pm

"Never forget where you came from" is one of the important lessons former Apple Retail chief Angela Ahrendts learned during her tenure at the company, her first interview after leaving the iPhone producer reveals, one which covers both her departure and her arrival at the tech titan.

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Ahrendts departure, Group FaceTime fixed and more on the AppleInsider Podcast

02/08/2019, 08:02 am

This week on the AppleInsider Podcast, Victor and William talk about digital data security and how protecting your privacy is getting harder, and what's going on with Apple Retail, now that Angela Ahrendts is leaving.

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Angela Ahrendts talks future after Apple as Deirdre O'Brien receives stock bonus

02/07/2019, 07:02 pm

Angela Ahrendts on Thursday briefly commented on near-term plans after it was announced that she would depart her role as Apple's retail chief in April, while Ahrendts' successor, Deirdre O'Brien, took receipt of a stock bonus potentially worth tens of millions of dollars.

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Profiling Deirdre O'Brien, Apple's new head of retail

02/07/2019, 07:02 am

From outside Apple, new retail chief Deirdre O'Brien appears to have been a low-profile executive. But, she's spent three decades at the center of Apple's operations, personnel and sales.

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Examining Angela Ahrendts' five-year tenure as head of Apple Retail

02/06/2019, 03:02 pm

Angela Ahrendts came to the Apple Stores with a history in fashion retail, and brought a track record of revitalizing failing firms. AppleInsider details how Tim Cook came to hire her and what the state of Apple Retail was when she took over.

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Cook thanks Angela Ahrendts in memo to employees over retail chief's departure

02/06/2019, 12:02 pm

Apple CEO Tim Cook has sent a note to retail employees about current section chief Angela Ahrendts' departure and replacement Deirdre O'Brien, calling it an "opportunity to reinforce" company values.

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Apple retail chief Angela Ahrendts to depart in April, hands mantle to Deirdre O'Brien

02/05/2019, 04:02 pm

Apple retail head Angela Ahrendts is departing the company after just five years on the job, the company revealed on Tuesday, leaving incoming SVP Deirdre O'Brien with some large shoes to fill.

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Apple's 'experiential retail' success lies in improving a customer's life claims Angela Ahrendts

01/29/2019, 07:01 am

Apple is excelling at retail because it has different aims to other stores, retail chief Angela Ahrendts advised in an interview, with the company bucking the trend of store closures though "experiential retail" and providing education to the customer, rather than just selling merchandise.

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Apple reveals macOS Mojave, iOS 12, and watchOS 5 at WWDC -- Apple's June 2018 in review

12/28/2018, 04:12 pm

Apple's annual Worldwide Developers Conference dominated much of the month but June also saw awards season -- with Apple both giving and receiving trophies.

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Apple gets honors, Zuckerberg's hearing, and even Apple Stores now run on renewable energy - Apple's April 2018 in review

12/27/2018, 04:12 pm

Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg didn't get to say what he wanted about Apple's past, and Jony Ive wouldn't say much about Apple's future. All this, and more, in Apple's April 2018 in review.

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Apple wins Stop Slavery Award, touts new initiative to hire human trafficking victims at retail stores

11/14/2018, 08:11 pm

Apple on Wednesday was granted the Thomson Reuters Foundation's Stop Slavery Award, and to coincide with the honor announced a new initiative that will assist victims of human trafficking get behind-the-scenes jobs at its retail stores.

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Apple Stores reach 18,000 'Today at Apple' sessions weekly and will add 60 new lessons

10/30/2018, 11:10 am

Angela Ahrendts announces Today at Apple program of workshops and lessons is expanding with 60 new topics including ones on video, music and coding to begin in the New Year.

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Angela Ahrendts, the 'non-techie' who runs Apple Retail, joined Apple on October 14, 2013

10/14/2018, 09:10 am

In 2013, the ex-CEO of fashion house Burberry became the third person to head Apple's crucial retail operation for both online and physical stores. AppleInsider talks about why she was hired and what she's done in the five years since.

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Tim Cook's worldwide tour and waiting for Apple's October iPad Pro event on the AppleInsider podcast

10/12/2018, 08:10 am

The AppleInsider Podcast gets seriously into money as we examine App Store fraud in China and how Apple Pay won over CVS. Plus, what you should buy from Google's new hardware -- and what we think Apple's going to show us.

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Apple executives receive over $30M each in vested stock bonus

10/03/2018, 07:10 pm

Members of Apple's leadership team on Monday reaped a batch of vested restricted stock units worth more than $30 million, a bonus for exceeding board-mandated performance metrics.

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Apple executives net stock incentives worth up to $30.5M

10/02/2018, 07:10 pm

Apple's highest-ranking executives last week received batches of restricted stock units as part of the company's incentives plan, with many leadership positions netting more than $30 million each.

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