Tag Archive: Sales


Small Expectations? Apple’s not aiming high with iPhone SE sales

The iPhone SE may have been one of the big announcements at Apple’s keynote event this week, but despite Apple’s fanfare it seems the company isn’t banking on its 4-inch handset to come close to the kind of sales its bigger brothers make. According to a new report, citing component makers in the iPhone supply chain, […]

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iPad Pro sales may be off to a disappointing start

Apple may be hoping that the iPad Pro can help turn around its flagging tablet sales, but according to a new report sales are off to a somewhat disappointing start — with just 49,000 units selling in the first month in Apple’s much-emphasized China region. It is likely that the high price of the device, […]

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Apple slashes iPhone 6s prices in India after disappointing sales

Apple has slashed the price of the iPhone 6s in India, reportedly after lower than expected sales over Diwali. The handsets are now at least 16 percent cheaper than when they first launched two months ago — with the the basic 16GB iPhone 6s now costing between Rs 52,000 and Rs 55,000 ($ 785 – $ 830), down […]

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Apple analyst thinks 2016 is the year iPhone sales finally crash

Apple’s iPhone business may have been stronger than ever in 2015, but — never fear — the Apple doom predictors are never far away. In this case, the doom report comes from Morgan Stanley analyst Katy Huberty who predicts that iPhone sales will drop for the first time ever in 2016. In particular, she thinks iPhone sales […]

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Apple is giving away $60 gift cards to boost Beats sales

Apple is trying to boost sales of its Beats by Dre accessories going into the holiday season by offering $ 60 Apple Music/iTunes Gift Card vouchers for a variety of headphones and speakers. Running from now through December 28 at U.S. Apple Stores, both online and brick-and-mortar, the deal applies to Beats Pro Headphones, Beats Studio […]

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Microsoft’s tablets are eating away at iPad sales

Apple might have once owned the tablet market, but Microsoft is making rapid advances in sales — and may even be approaching iPad numbers by 2019, according to a new “Tablet Operating System Forecast” report by Strategy Analytics. Summarizing the first nine months of 2015, and extrapolating the trends to try and predict the next […]

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Slowing handset sales triggers Samsung firing spree

You know the way that Apple’s heroically struggling to build a new “spaceship” HQ capable of housing its army of brilliant worker ants who design the iPhone? Well, Samsung has an easier solution for its phone division: just fire a load of people. New statistics published courtesy of Korea’s Financial Supervisory Service underline the degree […]

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Apple passes the $1 billion sales mark in India

Apple has crossed the $ 1 billion sales mark for its Indian operations for the first time, according to a filing with India’s Registrar of Companies (RoC) this week. Apple saw 44 percent increase in sales for its most recent financial year, marking an overall doubling of Indian sales in the past two years — largely […]

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Apple’s retail store assault on China linked to weak online sales

Apple is opening yet another major brick-and-mortar Apple retail store in China this weekend. But according to a new report, the company’s retail assault on China is linked with a more negative factor: weaker than expected online sales. The report suggests that Chinese consumers’ use of Apple’s online shopping website has been more disappointing than Apple hoped. Part […]

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Place your bets! Analysts take stabs at secret Apple Watch sales figures

Apple is still being coy about Apple Watch sales figures, with Cook this week noting that, “We are not announcing the numbers” — but assuring people that the company has “shipped a lot” of Apple Watches, and that numbers continue to grow. “This is competitive information,” he said. “I don’t want to help the competition. […]

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