<a href="http://beyondbridges.net/wp-content/uploads/2011/06/apple2.jpeg"><img src="http://beyondbridges.net/wp-content/uploads/2011/06/apple2-150x150.jpg" alt="" title="apple2" width="150" height="150" class="alignleft size-thumbnail wp-image-256" /></a>Hand's up if you were surprised that John Browett was let go from Apple earlier this week ? I wasn't. My biggest surprise was how long he lasted.
Personally – I think GigaOm had the right call at the time – let me requote Bobbie Johnson:
On the other hand, for those who know Dixons as it exists in the real world, the reaction was somewhat different: the most common refrain I saw was “Has Tim Cook ever been in a Dixons store?”