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Steve Jobs and Ron Johnson On Apple’s Retail Success [Quotes]

Steve Jobs and Ron Johnson On Apple’s Retail Success [Quotes]

Ron Johnson and Steve Jobs at the grand opening of Apple's 5th Ave. store.

When Steve Jobs unveiled Apple’s first retail stores in 2001, pundits said they were a costly mistake and he’d be closing them within a year. A decade later, Apple has reinvented retailing with a chain of 300 shops that make more money per square foot than Tiffany & Co.

Here are some of the best quotes from Jobs and the chief architect of the stores, Ron Johnson, about their retail philosophy, strategy, and execution.

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