“Apple’s retail chief, Ron Johnson, will speak to analysts at the fourth ThinkEquity Annual Growth Conference hours after the company’s big ‘Showtime’ announcement on 12 September,” Macworld UK reports.
“ThinkEquity analyst Jonathan Hoopes anticipates the company will debut new iPods and a movie download service through iTunes, and expects Johnson will discuss how Apple’s retail presence can help execute its future strategy,” Macworld UK reports.
Macworld UK reports, “Both Apple events take place on the same day as Dell’s own analyst meeting. ‘It appears Apple CEO Steve Jobs wants to steal Michael Dell’s thunder,’ Hoopes notes.”
Full article here.
On what planet does Michael Dell have “thunder?” No thievery of anything Michael Dell possesses (except market share) by Steve Jobs is necessary here on Earth. Jobs probably just wants to give analysts a reason to stay awake that day.
It’s Showtime: Apple invites media to special event in San Francisco on September 12th – September 05, 2006