[From Stephen Trew] For readers outside the UK, Tesco is one of the most successful UK supermarkets. They have undergone massive expansion internationally and this is why Apple offered him this job. "Apple announced today that it has appointed John Browett, former Dixons CEO, as Senior Vice President of its retail operations, responsible for the company's retail efforts worldwide. Browett, who previously held the position of Tesco.com CEO prior to his Dixons role, will report directly to Apple CEO Tim Cook who is "thrilled" to have Browett bring "his incredible retail experience to Apple." "