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Old Nov 2, 2011, 12:49 PM   #26
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My (albeit very limited) experiences with Steve Cano when I was a retail employee were not positive. He always struck me as very much a Best Buy / Curry's type of manager, as opposed to RJ. His push was very much for sales / service metrics when he came on board (as opposed to the previous customer satisfaction metrics).

Glad to see Apple isn't putting this guy in charge of retail Ops
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Old Nov 2, 2011, 01:40 PM   #27
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They may not be wearing suits, but they look like total "suits" to me. I don't get any kind of Apple creative vibe from that photo at all. Without Steve, I have to wonder who's going to keep the left brain MBA types in their place.
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Old Nov 2, 2011, 02:20 PM   #28
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I think the article is mis-leading or confusing it's facts. They tout him as an example of how you can rise to the top from a sales associate, then state that he STARTED as a manager of a store.

Not the same thing, and getting from "unnoticed sales monkey" to "manager" is quite a fight in the jungle, IMHO.
This is very true.
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Old Nov 2, 2011, 08:39 PM   #29
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talk about a come up
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Wirelessly posted (Mozilla/5.0 (iPhone; CPU iPhone OS 5_0 like Mac OS X) AppleWebKit/534.46 (KHTML, like Gecko) Version/5.1 Mobile/9A334 Safari/7534.48.3)

The weirdest looking person on the planet just got replaced by the 2nd weirdest looking person on the planet.
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The weirdest looking person on the planet just got replaced by the 2nd weirdest looking person on the planet.
Cano isn't hard on the eyes....
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Old Nov 3, 2011, 12:54 AM   #32
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Ron Johnson & Steve Jobs

Hopefully I am wrong, but I do not recall reading any statement from Ron Johnson regarding Steve Jobs' death..?
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