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February 29, 2012

Apple's Growth Across Retail Channels : The Story in Charts

Apple’s retail stores increased sales by nearly 60% in Q4. This is a dramatic though not unprecedented change from Q3
s 1% growth rate. The growth rate faithfully tracks iPhone releases as demonstrated in a post last quarter.

The above chart  published by Aysmco ,shows how Apple products have grown via  Retail  Channels  seen on a yearly basis 
  • There were 332 million visitors in 2011, an increase of 29%. (This total is greater than the population of the United States.)
  • The average  revenue was nearly $50 million/store
  • 38 stores were opened, in-line with 2010s 40 openings
  • Total 2011 revenues were $16.4 billion
  • About 34,600 (full time equivalent) employees were employed on average
  • There were nearly 1 million visitors per store
  • There were an average of 100 employees assigned to each store
  • Average revenue/employee was $473,622
  • Average profit/employee was $120,289
  • There were about 9,600 visitors for each employee
  • Each visitor generated about $50 in revenue
  • The revenue per square foot was about $6,500 across all stores.

January 27, 2012

With 37 million iPhones and 15 million iPads,Apple sales rise 73%

Apple reported quarterly profit that more than doubled as holiday purchases of the iPhone catapulted sales to a record. Apple sales  rose 73%, to $46.3 billion. Apple sold about 37 million iPhones; the previous record was 20.34 million. Customers snapped up the 4S, which went on sale in October, a week after the death of co-founder Steve Jobs. The results mark the first time the company's quarterly revenue topped Hewlett-Packard Co.'s
In December, about 45% of U.S. shoppers who bought a smartphone in the previous three months said they purchased an iPhone, up from 25% in a study done two months earlier, 

Apple sold 15.4 million iPads, topping the 13.5 million projected by analysts. iPhone sales on average were predicted to reach 30.2 million.

Apple as as of  Jan,2012 controls  62% of the tablet market in the third quarter, according to researcher IDC.The popularity of the iPad and iPhone has also buoyed Apple 's line of Mac computers. The company sold 5.2 million Macs in the first quarter, vs. 4.9 million in the previous quarter.

January 25, 2012

iPad Sales Account For 17% Of Overall PC Market

The above chart shows the virtual domination of iPad when it comes to consumer preference.Data source: Businessinsider

 When it comes to Non PC/ Traditional Internet Traffic. Smartphones / Mobile  forms 60% of the market, while Tablets makes 30%. Among Tablets iPad is the number 1 by a long distance as the chart show

This chart shows unit sales of each products in the first six quarters after launch. The iPhone launched in June 2007, but didn't really take off until the iPhone 3G launched in July 2008, five quarters later.

Apple CEO Tim Cook revealed an interesting stat on today's earnings call: iPads outsold desktop PCs in the fourth quarter of 2012.Right now, there is no tablet market. There's an iPad market.
Microsoft and its PC partners are going to have to spend an awful lot on advertising to change that perception.

The iPad  forms  17% of the overall PC market, which Gartner pegged at 92.2 million units in the last quarter of 2012. In June, it was at 11%. A year ago, it was 7%.

August 19, 2011

iPad 3 Coming To Stores Nearest To You in Early 2012

Apple has reportedly begun trial production on its next-generation iPad tablet device and it’s scheduled to launch in early 2012.
According to the Wall Street Journal, Apple has begun ordering chips, display panels and other key components for the iPad 3. The next generation iPad is expected to feature a high resolution display - 2048 by 1536 compared with 1024 by 768 in the iPad 2 - and Apple's suppliers have already shipped small quantities of components for the sampling of the iPad 3. Suppliers said Apple has placed orders for a 9.7-inch screen device.The report didn’t say anything about the iPad 3s rumored OLED screen, however.)

Apple Inc. is working with component suppliers and its assembler in Asia for the trial production of its next generation iPad from October, people familiar with the situation say, as it looks to stay ahead of the competition in the fast-growing tablet computer market.

Apple  has ordered key components such as display panels and chips for a new iPad it is aiming to launch in early 2012,  according to sources close to Apple.Like many other big personal-computer and consumer-electronics brands, doesn't actually make most of its products. It hires manufacturing specialists - mainly companies from Taiwan that have extensive operations in China - to assemble its gadgets based on Apple's designs. They use parts from other outside suppliers, many of which also are from Taiwan and elsewhere in Asia. The arrangement frees Apple and its fellow vendors from running complicated, labor-intensive production lines, while the ability of Taiwanese companies to slash manufacturing costs helps cut product prices over time.One supplier claimed that Apple has already placed orders to develop 1.5 million iPad 3s in the fourth quarter.

Apple announced the iPad 2 in March, just 15 months after the launch of the first-generation iPad. The accelerated release cycle has helped Apple maintain a dominant share of the tablet market, which Thursday claimed its first victim: the HP TouchPad

August 13, 2011

IPad Sales in UK: The Data Behind The Tablet Boom

iPad Price Infographic
Via: iPad Deals

  • Did you know 44.2% of all iPads for sale are in London
  • The most expensive place in the UK for an iPad 2 is Bradford at £849 
  • The cheapest place online to buy an iPad 2 is Exeter at £323.33 – 
  • Avg. iPad price in the North UK is £385.80 vs the South’s £410.39 –
  • Did you know the average price of iPad’s in Scotland is £370.18 – 
  • Did you know the average price of iPad’s in Wales is £386.46 – 
  • Did you know the average price of iPad’s in England is £402.21 –
  • Did you know it’s cheaper to buy an iPad 2 in Exeter than any iPad in the UK? – 
  • 55.9% of all iPads 2 are sold in London – 
source :BlogGumtree

May 19, 2011

The Ipad Sales Vs Global Tablet Sales: Infographic

A new report from online publishing company Yudu Media presents a very convincing case that when it comes to marketing and audience, few devices (tablets or otherwise) can compare with the iPad. The report collects the findings of a number of different surveys and research outlets, painting a picture of a device tailor-made to sell content, products and services. Here’s a picture of some of the more noteworthy findings within Yudu’s report

Tablet demand is still underappreciated: shipments could reach 100 million by 2012, in our bull case scenario. A series of proprietary surveys  conducted and reported by Morgan Stanely covering more than 8,000 consumers and 50 chief information officers suggest that tablets are accelerating theadoption of the mobile internet. 

The data yielded several surprises: 
1) two-thirds of companies expect to allow tablets on their networks within a year;
2) consumer interest in tablets is even greater outside of the US, and
3) users are moving beyond web surfing,email, games, video, and applications to content creation. 

Tablets are additive to the broader computing market, and we see more beneficiaries than challenged companies. Tablet disruption is not yet discounted by the market in many industries.Tablets should reduce PC market growth by 3 percentage points in 2011—maybe more over the long term. Like smartphones, tablet growth is likely to benefit the established leaders while challenging legacy technology. The impact on printing companies may be the most underappreciated cannibalization story and companies like AMD, Dell, Lexmark, and Ricoh's potentially challenged from tablets.

Morgan Stanley  report on The Tablet Market  indicate that Apple and Samsung Electronics are the most probable tablet beneficiaries, with tablets core to the investment thesis. ARM Holdings, Broadcom, and SanDisk help provide users with fast, touch-enabled, and power-efficient mobile devices and should enjoy greater scale if tablet growth surprises to the upside. Medium term, there are opportunities for software companies in applications, management, and security. Tablets’ impact on Wintel players Hewlett-Packard, Intel, and Microsoft has largely been discounted, and earnings risk appears limited, partially due to diversification.