All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘sales’

iPhone 5 Sells As Many in 3 Days as the iPhone 4S Did in One Month

Today was finally it. iPhone 5 day. Customers who had been waiting in lines outside of Apple stores were finally able to enter and receive their new most-prized possession. But, wait – isn’t that deja vu we’re all feeling? Hasn’t this all happened before? Indeed, it has, but if you think the hype for the iPhone 5 compares to that …

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iPhone 5 Breaks First Day Pre-Order Record

In news that shouldn’t really be a shock to anyone, Apple has officially announced the the iPhone 5 is their fatest selling phone of all time. In its first 24 hours on the market, pre-orders topped 2 million. The previous record was 1 million, which was held by the iPhone 4S’ opening day. Pre-orders began at 12:01 am PT last …

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iPhone 5: Apple Could Sell 10 Million in First Week, Says Analyst

After much speculation, Apple confirmed that they will unveil their next generation iPhone during an event taking place on September 12th. The invite to the press event featured a giant “12” casting an even bigger “5” shadow, so it’s pretty safe to assume that the new device will be called the iPhone 5. Whatever Apple calls it, some analysts are …

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HTC Hires a New President for North America

HTC announced today that Mike Woodward has become its new president of North America. Woodward will be overseeing HTC’s sales, marketing, and operations for the U.S. and Canada. “I have been fortunate to witness first-hand HTC’s leadership in mobile innovation, design and consumer experiences, and am proud to be joining a team known for putting consumers at the center of …

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Good Old Games Lets Users Vote For Summer Sales

Good Old Games (GOG), which claims to be the fastest-growing online distributor of DRM-free games, is having a summer sale, and it’s allowing players to vote on which games will receive the biggest discounts. In addition to the sale, GOG is giving away Worlds of Ultima 1 and 2 for free. GOG is best known for selling older PC titles …

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JCPenney Decides to Have a Sale After All

When JCPenney decided to obliterate the term “sale” from their corporate vocabulary, it seemed like a stroke of genius. The removal of the terminology from commercials, promotions, and in-store displays suggested that everything on the retailer’s sales floor was inexpensive and affordable. Unfortunately, consumers didn’t seem to understand the campaign and, as a result, they began avoiding the store like …

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Geeknet to Sale Slashdot, SourceForge?

Thanks to announcement from Geeknet, there’s speculation that the company could be selling some incredibly notable web properties in an effort to “maximize shareholder value,” meaning stalwart sites like SourceForge, Slashdot, and Freecode may soon be for sale. While we are still in the speculation stage, the idea of Slashdot and SourceForge changing owners, and the unknown alterations that usually …

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Viddy Growing by 1 Million Users a Day

Last week we reported that Viddy is currently undergoing a round of fundraising that puts valuation of $370 million on the company. A report today from the Wall Street Journal via Mashable puts a value of the company a $200 million. Either way, the company is still undergoing fundraising efforts after hitting 26 million users. Launched just a year ago, …

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Branded Apps Lead to More Site Visits [Research Findings]

If you’re in the marketing business the findings of this next research study are going to make a lot of sense to you. ABI Research, a company focused on technology in marketing,performed a study in December of last year of about 2000 mobile device users. About half of those users were smartphone owners. The piece of the puzzle we are …

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How AAA Games Effect Month To Month Sales [Infographic]

How much do AAA franchises like Mario or Call of Duty really effect the over all landscape of month to month video game sales? The folks over at statista.com have answered this question with a great infographic. As you can see from the infographic, since the beginning of 2009, which was when the economy went south, if there isn’t a …

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Google Play App Publishers Get New Sales Reports

Google Play changed how people access the Android market alongside every other Google app. In that spirit, Google has created new sales reports for app publishers. It should give publishers the tools they need to serve themselves and their customers. Google Play, and Google Wallet by extension, allows refunds to be given to buyers within 15 minutes of the initial …

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Track New IPad Sales in Real Time

So, I’ve heard this new iPad thing isn’t generating much hype. You really think anyone is going to buy it? That was sarcasm. The new iPad has been touted as the greatest consumer tech product of the year by bloggers, Twitter tweeters and Apple fanciers since January. They are travelling in droves to pick up the HD iPad. Initial reviews …

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