updated 06:00 pm EDT, Mon July 21, 2008
Retail sells 476k Macs
Apple on Monday posted its most impressive June quarter so far, with the company's retail front showing a 58-percent increase in sales and 32 million visitors, up 10 million from the year ago quarter. Sales of Macs through the stores sat at 476,000, up 44-percent from the year-ago quarter. The average revenue per store – based on a mean of 211 stores – was seen to be $6.8 million.
Over the quarter, Apple opened eight stores, for a current total of 216, with plans to have 242 stores by year-end. Apple expressed excitement over opening its first store in Beijing, with the company also looking forward to openings in Switzerland and Germany.