|Feb 25, 2013, 03:02 PM||#1|
U.S. Mac Sales Surge in January as iMac Orders Pick up Steam
Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster today issued a new research report sharing data from research firm NPD covering Apple's U.S. Mac sales for the month of January. According to NPD's data, Mac sales were up a strong 31% year-over-year for the month.
Munster attributes the strong performance to Apple finally being able to roll out orders of the new iMac, even as the company remains significantly constrained with multi-week waits for new orders through its online stores. Apple announced the new iMac in late October of last year, but did not begin taking orders until the end of the November with the larger 27-inch models not arriving until several weeks later.
NPD's data also reveals a bit of a surprise for the iPod, showing U.S. unit sales up 3% year-over-year and revenue up 2%. Piper Jaffray has been modeling for a 17% decline in total iPod sales for the quarter as the device continues to lose favor with consumers shifting music consumption to smartphones. But even a strong showing for the iPod is unlikely to have a significant impact on Apple's bottom line, as the line represented just 4% of Apple's sales in the holiday quarter, typically the strongest one for iPod sales.
Article Link: U.S. Mac Sales Surge in January as iMac Orders Pick up Steam
|Thread Tools||Search this Thread|
|thread||Thread Starter||Forum||Replies||Last Post|
|Pick One: Duel Mode - Free from 13th of January until 19th January!||Algotechapps||iPad Apps||0||Jan 15, 2014 06:15 AM|
|Pick One: Duel Mode - Free from 13th of January until 19th January!||Algotechapps||iPhone and iPod touch Apps||0||Jan 15, 2014 06:14 AM|
|Steam Christmas Sales - 2013||ValtermcPires||Mac and PC Games||11||Jan 7, 2014 11:46 AM|
|January 27" iMac Orders! (Those ordered in January)||large farva||iMac||1352||Mar 27, 2013 10:51 AM|
|Federal sales tax on home sales effective January 2013||thewitt||Politics, Religion, Social Issues||50||Nov 25, 2012 02:39 PM|
All times are GMT -5. The time now is 04:00 PM.