Tag: growth

Analyst questions whether Apple’s 70/30 revenue split in the App Store could hurt Services growth

While Apple has been touting its ever-growing Services segment as the future of growth, one analyst has concerns. As reported by CNBC, Bernstein analyst Toni Sacconaghi has addressed concerns that the… Read more »

Apple’s Chinese retail growth stalled by fraud & competition, forcing repositioning

Apple’s retail expansion in China is reportedly being stymied by a number of factors, putting it well short of ambitious goals the company had earlier this decade. AppleInsider – Frontpage… Read more »

Refurbished, high-end iPhones are suffocating the growth of cheap new Androids

The fastest growing segment in global smartphones isn’t Google’s vision for super-cheap, simple Android phones. Instead, according to new market data, it’s refurbished high-quality phones that carry a desirable brand… Read more »

Jennifer Bailey talks Apple Pay growth, Apple’s own retail efforts, and more to kickoff 2018

Earlier this month, Apple Pay head Jennifer Bailey attended the National Retail Federation conference in New York City, talking about Apple’s effect on retail with Apple Pay, its own retail… Read more »

iPhone chip supplier TSMC anticipates drop in premium phone shipments, Bitcoin to fuel growth

Chip manufacturer TSMC is anticipating a decline in shipments for premium smartphones this year, advising during its fourth-quarter earnings briefing that orders relating to cheaper mobile devices will rise slightly,… Read more »

Large iPhones have nearly killed off small screens among US users despite SE growth

Earlier this week Apple announced that it sold 41 million iPhones during the last quarter, and today CIRP is out with new analysis on the overall iPhone install base in… Read more »

Apple overtakes Fitbit to become world’s top wearables vendor thanks to Apple Watch growth

While Apple itself doesn’t break out Apple Watch sales numbers due to competitive reasons, we can usually get a good idea of performance from analytic companies. Now, Strategy Analytics is… Read more »

Will this year’s hardware updates be enough to return the iPad to growth? [Poll]

Yesterday, we rounded up everything we currently know about Apple’s planned iPad updates for this year. We noted of a new 10.5-inch iPad Pro, refreshed 9.7-inch and 12.9-inch iPad Pro… Read more »

Apple confirms $1 billion investment into SoftBank’s ‘Vision Fund’ for tech business growth

Apple has confirmed its $ 1 billion investment in SoftBank’s $ 100 billion SoftBank Vision Fund, of which, the upcoming Trump administration has claimed that $ 50 billion will be… Read more »