Apple co-founder Steve Jobs floated the idea of an Apple Card in 2004, though that incarnation would've been far different, according to one of the company's former creative directors.
This week on the AppleInsider Podcast, Willian and Victor are back, catching up on overall themes of CES, iPhone rumors, the possibilities of a new iPad Pro, and the carry-over effects of smartphone brands cutting earning expectations.
Apple's original retail head Ron Johnson urged investors to buy the company's stock on Wednesday, calling it a good long-term bet, and arguing that iPhone sales will revive during the next cycle.
This week on the AppleInsider Podcast, Victor speaks with Michael Simmons who works with Algoriddim on DJay, which was a part of the iPad Pro keynote this year. Victor and William talk about Qualcomm, opposition research PR firms, 5G phones, and more.
Steve Jobs took weekly hands-on role in first Apple store design, says former retail head Ron Johnson
Steve Jobs was deeply involved in the development of Apple's first retail store, according to original retail head Ron Johnson, providing regular vetting and suggestions as the company experimented with a prototype in a rented warehouse near 1 Infinite Loop in Cupertino.
Apple co-founder Steve Jobs was originally resistant to the idea of the Genius Bar, now a signature feature of every Apple store, former retail head Ron Johnson said in a recent podcast.
Enjoy — the white-glove delivery service launched by former Apple retail head Ron Johnson — on Tuesday began sales of two more Apple products, including AirPort routers and the fourth-generation Apple TV.
Former JC Penney CEO and one-time Apple retail head Ron Johnson on Wednesday launched a new company, Enjoy Technology, that will not only sell products like smartphones, drones, notebooks, and tablets, but also offer free personal delivery and setup for orders.
French luxury label Saint Laurent has named a new chief executive to replace Paul Deneve, who is leaving for a new career at Apple, where he will be involved in an unknown role.