It's said that all is fair in love and war, and apparently that extends to business as well, even if it means taking advantage of a competitor during one of the darkest moments in their corporate history.
Rumors began swirling last month that Apple may soon expand its product distribution to Staples retail stores across the U.S., and the deal appears to be done, based on tweets from the office supplier's executives.
An executive selling off their shares in the company they work for always makes for news, but when the amount in question is 95 percent and the executive is none other than iOS chief Scott Forstall, it could make headlines.
Look, anyone outside of the secret circle at Apple Inc. who tells you the iPhone 5 is coming soon probably doesn’t know what they’re talking about. About the only real clue is the promised fall arrival of iOS 5, which is unlikely to be released without new hardware to complement it -- but bear with us as we chat up another new rumor anyway.
We all know about the continued success of Apple's retail store operations. It seems everytime one walks into an Apple store, the amount of people per square foot also present can be astounding. That said, another retailer is hoping to bring the same magic and mystique to their stores, as J.C. Penney has tagged Ron Johnson of Apple as its next chief executive.