Gigaom reports that Apple has hired Burberry CEO Angela Ahrendts to oversee its retail and online presence. Interesing. Apple has also hired YSL’s Paul Deneve as its VP of special projects. Are we witnessing a burgeoning trend of tech houses luring talent from fashion houses? It would seem so. I can envision companies hiring execs from the likes of Gilt Groupe, Birchbox, Bag Borrow or Steal and other innovative tech-savvy fashion companies, in addition to the traditional fashion brands. What they all have in common is the ability to reinvent products, revitalize markets and secure repeat, paying customers, which are all good for business. Click here for the full Gigaom article.