Ron Johnson, the top retail executive for Apple is set to resign from his present post in Apple. The shift which is expected to happen by November this year is to fill the role vacated by Myron E Ullman III, chief executive of JC Penney.
Johnson will be the second senior executive to leave Apple after Bertrand Serlet who made an exit earlier this year. However this news has not affected the company?s shares.
Johnson is the brain behind conceptualizing the physical Apple Store, right from the Genius Bar to the mobile checkout. The Apple stores opened in the year 2001 and today there are more than 300 such stores.