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The Slow Death of British High Street: the need of a retail visionary

In 2009, when asked about the prospect of Apple iPhone in a TV interview, which had been introduced for the first time by Steve Jobs a few months earlier, Steve Ballmer, the then CEO of Microsoft, burst into an eerie laughter by quipping, “$500 dollars for a phone that hasn’t even got a keyboard, “while adding, “Are you kidding?” in the same breath.

The Slow Death of British High Street: the need of a retail visionary
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