Luxury Fashion Brand Burberry's Chief Hired by Apple. November, 2014
Apple's store is among the most lucrative one, now they are targeting their online one's with an inspiration from High Fashion World.
Angela Ahrendts, the Burberry chief executive will be taking all the responsibilities to reshape the layout out of apple's online and physical store. Angela is known for transforming the faded image of Burberry to a British iconic global luxury brand. Angela grew up in Indiana and graduated from Ball State University.She started rising up the executive ranks, becoming Burberry’s chief executive in 2006.
Ms. Ahrendts, who joined Burberry, is Apple’s second big hire from the fashion industry this year. In the summer, Apple hired Paul Deneve, the former chief executive of the French fashion house Yves Saint Laurent, to work on special projects for them.
The connection between the fashion industry and technology are taking its place and is expected to grow further. These days models posing out for wearable technologies like Google Glass and Samsung's Smartwatch is intensifying the interest in fashion and technology.
The industry is looking for serious professionals from the fashion industry to collaborate with them and to convert the unorganized sector in organized and more lucrative one.