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Apple (AAPL) retail VP Jerry McDougal has left the company, a spokesman confirms. McDougal is...

Apple (AAPL) retail VP Jerry McDougal has left the company, a spokesman confirms. McDougal is leaving as Apple continues looking for a retail SVP to succeed John Browett, whose controversial tenure ended in October. McDougal was mentioned as 1 of 3 possible internal replacements for Browett in a recent AllThingsD column; 5 external candidate were also mentioned.
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  • http://bit.ly/W608tt

     

    Demark calls APPLE bottom
    15 Jan 2013, 07:33 PM Reply Like
  • I remember when Zaky called the bottom at $630.00.
    15 Jan 2013, 08:23 PM Reply Like
  • If not tomorrow, the next day. Said will go to $495 and then on to $600.
    16 Jan 2013, 12:49 AM Reply Like
  • So what? Does AAPL live or die based on Jerry McDougal?
    15 Jan 2013, 07:49 PM Reply Like
  • Do you think loosing the top 2 marketing staff is insignificant?
    16 Jan 2013, 01:08 AM Reply Like
  • Yes it is. Losing people no one ever heard about is fine. They can be replaced with other complete unknowns. AAPL's marketing is much larger than a couple of people.
    16 Jan 2013, 01:16 AM Reply Like
  • I had seen a lot of negative articles from this website in the past 3 days. Are these articles making any sense...
    15 Jan 2013, 08:01 PM Reply Like
  • My dog walker quit last week. She was rumored to be one of three candidates in line to replace my house sitter. That should drop my net worth 3% tomorrow, right?
    15 Jan 2013, 08:06 PM Reply Like
  • Oh geez, who cares about Jerry McDougal except maybe his wife --- old axiom: "Retirement: Twice as much husband, Half as much money". Bet he left with a pantload of options.

     

    Move on, nothing to see here ---
    15 Jan 2013, 08:28 PM Reply Like
  • Looks like Jerry McDougal wasn't pegged to be promoted from VP to Senior VP of Retail. So, he walked.

     

    Should be an announcement about a new Retail chief very soon. The company has a LOT to talk about after the quiet period.

     

    Stock's going up from here.
    15 Jan 2013, 08:31 PM Reply Like
  • lucky me i bought @ bottom today but did not buy enough. all negativity messed w/my head. don't know why i keep listening????
    15 Jan 2013, 08:32 PM Reply Like
  • This means that Jerry did not get the job promotion he was hoping for, and is now heading somewhere else. Not surprising.
    15 Jan 2013, 10:31 PM Reply Like
  • JC Penney has a slot don't they?
    15 Jan 2013, 11:48 PM Reply Like
  • Breaking News from Business Wire:

     

    New York, NY Tuesday 1/16/13 11:57PM

     

    I just had cod fish for dinner. AAPL stock is expected to drop 3% in Wednesday's trading on the "news."
    16 Jan 2013, 12:00 AM Reply Like
  • If I was the #2 man and was passed over for #1 I would be out of there as well. Apple, like Nike, needs great marketing to get fools to part with excessive cash to buy the over priced products.

     

    I don't, and never have, liked Apples closed world as it stiffles competition and external development. I predicted long ago that this would eventually lead to a dead Apple but Jobs kept it alive and now its just rotting fruit.

     

    Apple juice anyone?
    16 Jan 2013, 01:10 AM Reply Like
  • Overvalued his own self worth. Soon he'll realize that he had been lucky top have a job.
    16 Jan 2013, 01:19 AM Reply Like
  • Could this be the starrt of the Rats leving a sinking ship? Something is up with apple. All does not seem good at Apple.
    16 Jan 2013, 01:55 AM Reply Like
  • I'm always glad when the rats leave.
    16 Jan 2013, 01:57 AM Reply Like
  • a smattering of bad news right before earnings.

     

    If the stock pops big next week, this will go down as the biggest manipulation con of the year.
    16 Jan 2013, 04:03 AM Reply Like
  • These comments have made my day.I needed a laugh.
    16 Jan 2013, 10:54 AM Reply Like
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