Magnificent Mile

Forrester Analyst Calls Angela Ahrendts’ Move to Apple ‘Baffling’

Apple made waves this morning by poaching Burberry CEO Angela Ahrendts, tapping the 53-year-old for a newly created role of senior vice president of retail and online stores. Essentially, the new exec will commandeer Apple's strategy for bricks-and-mortar and e-commerce.

The Store of the Future Has Arrived (and No, It’s Not Apple)

Eighty-five-year-old Chicagoan Martin Shafron, a self-described “computer illiterate,” steps into the rotunda-like entrance of AT&T’s flagship store in the city’s high-end retail district known as the Magnificent Mile.