Apple designs software and hardware products such as the IPhone, IPod, Macbook, and Itunes while producing the goods via 3rd parties mainly in China and then distributing them worldwide online and offline. Apple even built up their own retail stores with a uniquely transparent store design.
Startup quotes from Steve Jobs
#1: “THE ONLY WAY TO DO GREAT WORK IS TO LOVE WHAT YOU DO.”
#2: “DESIGN IS NOT JUST WHAT IT LOOKS LIKE AND FEELS LIKE. DESIGN IS HOW IT WORKS.”#3: “CUSTOMERS DON‘T MEASURE YOU ON HOW HARD YOU TRIED, THEY MEASURE YOU ON WHAT YOU DELIVER.”
#4: “I THINK THE THINGS YOU MOST REGRET IN LIFE ARE THINGS YOU DIDN’T DO.”#5: “DECIDING WHAT NOT TO DO IS AS IMPORTANT AS DECIDING WHAT TO DO.”