Former Burberry CEO Angela Ahrendts is officially now working for Apple as Senior Vice President of Retail and Online Stores, and according to a filing with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission, the new retail boss racked up a healthy $68 million signing bonus just for joining the team. Naturally, she'll have to wait for those 113,334 restricted stock units to vest over the next four years, but hey, wouldn't we all like to cash in before we actually do any work?
Happy Veteran's Day to all of our U.S. readers! The past weekend brought a score of little goodies, so we've managed to pick up all the little scraps that might have otherwise been left behind and assemble them for your reading pleasure on this fine Monday as we celebrate the brave men and women who have served in our military. We salute you!
Forgot about the rumors and speculation: Tuesday, Oct. 22 has arrived, and we'll all soon know what Apple has in store for us with a fall media event in San Francisco that will unveil what the company has to offer through the end of the year and into early 2014. Since the website will be dominated by Apple-related stories today, our overnight recap is mostly a little break from all that noise, so dive in and enjoy!
The announcement Thursday that Cricket Wireless had landed a plum deal as Apple’s sole prepaid carrier in the United States is now leading to speculation that it could be the first of many, with Boost Mobile fingered as next in line.