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Topic: Mac marketshare

Apple releases new iPhone ads, Mac cracks top 5 in France

02/22/2010, 01:02 pm

Apple this week released two new TV advertisements touting the unique features of the iPhone, while a massive spike in French Mac sales helped the company crack the top five PC vendors last quarter.


Apple's January Mac sales grow 36%, on pace for 2.8M in quarter

02/16/2010, 02:02 pm

The latest NPD sales data shows Mac sales increased 36 percent year-over-year in the month of January, which could mean a strong 2.8 million sales for Apple in the first quarter of calendar 2010.


Apple focuses more on brand quality, less on sales in China

01/26/2010, 12:01 pm

While initial iPhone sales have not had a blockbuster start in China, Apple executives said this week they don't mind -- for them, it's all about building the Apple brand for the long haul.


iPod touch sales spike 55%; Mac strong in education, overseas

01/25/2010, 07:01 pm

Apple's diverse lineup of popular products delivered a record quarter for the company, with officials revealing Monday that iPod touch and Mac sales are stronger than ever.


Wall Street expects record earnings to kick off Apple's big week

01/25/2010, 09:01 am

As Apple prepares to report its earnings today at 5 p.m. Eastern time, most Wall Street analysts expect the company to report its best quarter ever, with the potential for record holiday iPhone and Mac sales.


Record 3.1 million Mac sales expected to kickoff 'Year of the Mac'

01/19/2010, 08:01 am

A strong holiday quarter, higher than expected Mac sales, and hype leading up to Apple's expected tablet unveiling next week are all expected to drive the company's stock to new heights, one Wall Street analyst said Monday.


Apple captures 7.4% of US PC market on 31% Mac sales growth

01/13/2010, 04:01 pm

Apple took advantage of a rebounding PC market this past holiday shopping season, with the Mac maker's U.S. sales rising 31 percent year-over-year to 1.5 million units. That was good enough to keep its share of the domestic pie above 7 percent, despite an influx of budget netbook PCs that flooded the market.


Apple shipped 7M MacBooks in 2009, now ordering 1M per month

01/13/2010, 11:01 am

Apple shipped about 7 million MacBooks in all of 2009, and has increased its orders to one supplier to about one million per month -- a rate maintained during the typically slow span of January.


Apple to report first quarter 2010 earnings on Jan. 25 [u]

01/11/2010, 12:01 pm

Apple will report its earnings for the first quarter of its 2010 fiscal year on Monday, Jan. 25, two days before the Cupertino, Calif., company is expected to announce new products.


Apple's new Mac mini, server surprise with strong sales start

01/08/2010, 02:01 pm

While Apple's new iMac got all of the desktop-related attention when new hardware was announced in October, the new Mac mini and its debut Server companion have found early success.


Apple's Mac, iPod sales face favorable comps in early 2010

01/05/2010, 07:01 am

Apple's recently concluded December quarter is expected to produce blockbuster results for the company, and that momentum is forecast to carry into early 2010 with a favorable landscape.


Apple corporate laptop sales set to increase despite Windows 7 debut

12/24/2009, 11:12 am

Apple laptop sales hit a new high in planned corporate sales in November, despite the release of Microsoft's Windows 7 operating system, a new survey has found.


Mac sales jump 16.4%, help PC market return to growth in Q3

12/17/2009, 03:12 pm

Led by the strength of the Mac, worldwide PC sales grew 2.3 percent year over year in the third quarter of 2009, bringing to an end three consecutive quarters of decline.


Fall Mac shipments up 21%, sales of 3M projected for quarter

12/14/2009, 02:12 pm

New retail sales data shows that Mac sales were up 21 percent year-over-year in the months of October and November, positioning Apple for a potentially strong December to close out 2009.


Apple stock decline called 'normal,' rebound expected by year end

12/09/2009, 12:12 pm

Though Apple's stock has underperformed in the last 10 days, one analyst expects it to rebound by the end of the month before Apple closes out what is forecast to be a "blow-out" quarter.


Apple's iMac, MacBook Pro top U.S. October PC sales

12/04/2009, 03:12 pm

Apple had the top-selling desktop and notebook for the month of October, as its new iMac and the 13-inch MacBook Pro outsold all competitors in the U.S.


Mac sales projected to grow 26% in 2010, outpacing PC market

12/03/2009, 09:12 am

Apple is predicted to continue its gains on the rest of the PC market in 2010, with Mac sales projected to grow by 26 percent while the industry is forecast to see a 16 percent year-over-year increase.


Apple's iPhone 'halo effect' lifts Mac to 16.4% sales growth

12/01/2009, 08:12 am

Global Mac sales have significantly outpaced the rest of the PC market, which expanded just 2.3 percent year over year -- just more evidence of the iPhone halo effect, according to one analyst.


Another take: Apple's Black Friday sales seen as 'strong'

11/30/2009, 09:11 am

Despite Apple offering modest discounts for Black Friday, huge Mac sales for the year's biggest shopping day have been projected, thanks to third-party resellers.


Apple's Black Friday Mac in-store sales forecast to decrease [u]

11/30/2009, 07:11 am

Checks with Apple stores last week suggest that in-store 2009 Black Friday Mac sales could see a year-over-year decrease, though online sales will likely compensate for losses, according to a new report. [Updated]