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UPDATE: An Apple rep reached out to us to say Cult of Mac’s report is not true and the company is still looking for someone to head Apple’s retail business.EARLIER: Apple has reportedly promoted Steve Cano, a former Apple retail store employee, to head of retail, according to Cult of Mac.
Cano will replace Ron Johnson, who left Apple a few months ago to work for JC Penny.
Cano was one of the very first Apple retail employees. He was manager at the Palo Alto Apple Store when it first opened 10 years ago.