Italian clothing entrepreneur Marco Boglione bought advertising space on three of the nation's leading newspapers to commemorate the first anniversary of the death of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs on Friday. Boglione posted a letter and a famous 1980s photo of Jobs taken by Norman Seeff in the one-page spreads in Friday's edition of La Repubblica, La Stampa and Il Giornale newspapers.
''All kids dream of changing the world at least once in their life,''Marco Boglione, the founder of BasicNet Spa, said in the letter.
''Steve Jobs was one of these and he has actually changed our society and our future''.
''He taught us how to do business in a contemporary and creative way''. BasicNet is listed on the Italian stock exchange and operates in the retail sector through apparel brands such as Kappa, Superga, Sabelt and others.