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Federal, Policy

U.S. retail sales surge in May but remain well below normal levels

June 16, 2020

Via: Fortune

American consumers began returning to the national pastime in May—going shopping and spending much more money than economists had expected. The U.S. government’s report on Tuesday morning buoyed Wall Street, which surged 4% on the upbeat news. The 17.7% growth […]


Hardware & Software, Tech

Apple poised to report huge growth in App Store sales, Morgan Stanley says

September 6, 2019

Via: CNBC – Top News

Apple’s iPhone sales may be slowing down, but the company’s App Store business could show better-than-expected revenue growth in the company’s September quarter, Morgan Stanley analysts said in a note Friday. Morgan Stanley pointed to new research from app data […]


Tech

Two major Apple suppliers take a big hit as iPhone sales continue to stumble

May 15, 2019

Via: CNBC – Top News

Foxconn and Japan Display reported disappointing financial results this week as the effects of slowing iPhone sales ripple through Apple’s supply chain. Foxconn sales dipped 17.7% in the first quarter of 2019 to $637.26 million. Japan Display said Wednesday that […]


Tech

Why Global Smartphone Sales Are About To Decline For the First Time Ever

November 1, 2018

Via: Fortune

Buffeted by higher prices and a lack of new buyers, the global smartphone market will contract in 2018 for the first time ever, according to Counterpoint Research. After growing annually by an average of 16% from 2012 through 2017, shipments […]


Federal, Policy, Tech

Pentagon bans sale of Chinese phones at military exchanges

May 3, 2018

Via: FCW

The Pentagon announced that military exchange service stores and concessionaires will no longer sell Huawei and ZTE phones and telecommunications equipment. According to Pentagon spokesman Maj. Dave Eastburn, the directive was issued April 25 at the behest of the Office […]


Tech

Is the Samsung Galaxy S9 already a ‘dud’?

March 9, 2018

Via: ZDnet

Yet another report suggests that pre-orders of Samsung’s Galaxy S9 are down significantly compared to last year’s Galaxy S8. Barron’s picked up on a note from Arthur Wood Research analyst Jeff Johnson, claiming that things are not going well with […]


Tech

Smartphone sales are slowing and here are two key reasons why

February 23, 2018

Via: CNBC – Top News

Global smartphone sales saw their first year-on-year fall in history, according to new data, with analysts blaming a number of new user habits for the decline. Research from analyst firm Gartner Thursday showed a 5.6 percent drop in sales in […]


Tech

Analyst says iPhone X sales are ‘worse-than-expected,’ downgrades key Apple supplier

January 8, 2018

Via: CNBC – Top News

Recent reports of meager Apple iPhone X sales may be accurate, according to one Wall Street firm. Taiwan’s Economic Daily reported in late December the tech giant will cut its forecast for the iPhone X, citing unidentified sources. The report […]


Tech

Analyst is ‘cautious’ on Apple iPhone sales due to mixed China data

December 28, 2017

Via: CNBC – Top News

The market’s anticipation of strong sales from the new iPhones drove Apple shares much higher this year, but now one Wall Street firm says optimism for big upside is not warranted. Wells Fargo Securities reiterated its market perform rating for […]


Tech

Samsung Launches The Galaxy Note8, Calls On Channel To Push Enterprise Sales

August 24, 2017

Via: CRN

Samsung launched its newest phone on Wednesday – the Galaxy Note8 – and the company is relying on its channel partners to rack up sales from its enterprise customer base. Kevin Gilroy, executive vice president and general manager of the […]


Tech

HP beats Q3 expectations with strong PC sales

August 24, 2017

Via: ZDnet

HP Inc. published its third quarter financial results on Wednesday, beating market expectations and posting net revenue gains in both its PC and printing segments. The company reported non-GAAP diluted net earnings per share of 43 cents on net revenue […]


Tech

Apple CEO Tim Cook Said iPad Sales Are Surging In Education, Mac Sales Are Up 7 Percent

August 2, 2017

Via: CRN

Mac sales remained strong, and iPad sales returned to growth during Apple’s most recent quarter, helping to propel the company as buyers await a major iPhone launch this fall. The Mac and iPad lines got a lift from a number […]


Hardware & Software, Tech

CPQ software demystifies B2B sales complexity

May 30, 2017

Via: CIO

Have you ever received a bill full of errors? In a restaurant, that error might be fixed in a few minutes. In complex business sales, fixing those errors could take weeks. Errors in quotes and invoices is one reason why […]


Tech

Apple CEO Tim Cook: Company Is ‘Investing Aggressively’ In Mac, While iPad Sales Are Doing Better Than Expected

May 3, 2017

Via: CRN

As Apple reported that its Mac product line continued its winning streak during the most recent quarter, CEO Tim Cook said the company has no intention of backing down from the PC category. “We’re investing aggressively in its future, and […]


Uncategorized

Up Against The Clock: Solution Providers Need Patience For Longer IoT Sales Cycles

March 23, 2017

Via: CRN

For Internet of Things success, channel partners need to be patient and have the right kind of sales team in place. That’s what several partners have told CRN as they’ve noted that the end-to-end Internet of Things (IoT) projects take […]


Tech

Apple smartphones outsold Samsung’s in Q4

February 15, 2017

Via: CIO

Apple has overtaken Samsung Electronics in smartphone sales for the first time in two years — but don’t count on it staying ahead for long. Samsung sold 76.8 million smartphones in the fourth quarter, giving it a market share of […]


Tech

As IoT sales surge, consumers still lead the way

February 8, 2017

Via: CIO

The internet of things will have nearly one-third more devices by the end of this year, though many of them won’t exactly be exotic. There will be 8.4 billion IoT devices in use at the end of 2017, up 31 […]


Cloud Computing

Cloud Services Is Now The Leading Sector Of The $148B Overall Cloud Market

January 5, 2017

Via: CRN

In 2016, cloud services for the first time surpassed cloud infrastructure in annual sales, driven by spectacular growth from the lower layers of the cloud stack, according to a Synergy Research Group report released Wednesday. Overall revenues across the six […]


Cybersecurity

Cisco Security Fuels Partner Sales That Are “Beyond Hypergrowth”

December 23, 2016

Via: CRN

Cisco’s security business is booming for channel partners as 2016 comes to a close, with many partners reporting triple-digit growth in Cisco Security revenues this year. “Our Cisco security sales and managed services were up 100 to 200 percent in […]


Tech

Xiaomi admits it doesn’t make money on smartphone hardware sales

November 28, 2016

Via: Tech Crunch

Xiaomi’s business model isn’t about selling handsets, except insofar as those handset sales lead to recurring service revenue later on. So said Xiaomi global VP and former Android VP Hugo Barra in an interview with Reuters. The executive for the […]