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iPod sales grow in May

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By Charles Starrett

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Published: Wednesday, June 18, 2008
News Categories: iPod

According to the latest data from market research firm NPD, iPod sales grew 11.6 percent year-over-year in May, following growth of 14.6 percent year-over-year in April. In a note, Lehman analyst Tim Luke pointed out that this was well ahead of the 2 percent decline the firm had been expecting, and said that average iPod pricing in the quarter was down 4 percent. “While not exactly strong, iPod demand seems to be holding up and benefiting from the lack of iPhone availability (lack of cannibalization near-term),” Luke said. “We expect iPod demand to weaken as iPhone demand picks up, but view the current trends as positive for AAPL’s fiscal 3Q08.”

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1

Outside of the US, the iPhone is a failure, in France and Germany they can’t sell more than 100 000.

Posted by itchy on June 18, 2008 at 8:45 AM (PDT)

2

Id there any data on how many iPods Apple sold until today?

Would be most welcome for my term paper…

Thanks!

Posted by Fisk on June 18, 2008 at 1:24 PM (PDT)

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