Tuesday, March 17, 2009

Yahoo! News - Apple Mac U.S. units down 16 pct in February: NPD by Reuters: Yahoo! Tech

Apparently price elasticity still matters – see the full post for more details

U.S. retail sales of Apple Inc's (AAPL.O) Mac computers fell 16 percent in February on a unit basis, even as low-cost netbooks helped Windows-based PCs sales rise 22 percent, research group NPD said on Monday.

Unit sales of Macbook laptops dropped 7 percent, while Windows laptops jumped 36 percent. Without netbooks, Windows laptops rose 16 percent, NPD said.

Yahoo! News - Apple Mac U.S. units down 16 pct in February: NPD by Reuters: Yahoo! Tech

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