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Apple: lger retreat of the sales of Mac and diPod on the march amricain in

Stratgie – figures NPD for the march amricain rvlent a compressing of the sales for Apple over the month davril whose computers and walkmans are the main victims. But the figures remain when Mrs. on line with the prvisions of the financial marchs.

Like had it anticip the analysts, the month D `April has
confirm a fall of the sales for Apple, with regard to the march

the cabinet D `analyzes NPD shows in particular that for the premire time
L `iPod N `does not have shooting upwards the figures as it was at the time from both
last quarters. The sales of the walkman have diminu of 9%. One of
explanations comes from the iPod Shuffle which ralise always of the large volumes
but which has contribu cause a drop in the average costs of the iPod family.

Ct Mac,
the figures are almost stable in comparison with April 2008. In
dtail, the sales of Macbook drop by 3,5% while that D `iMac and
consorts have augment of 11% grce with rcent renewal of range.

With the final one,
the marchs have plutt well ragi these advertisements, considrant qu `Apple crosses
correctly this priode of conomic crisis. (Eureka Press)


June 6, 2009 at 6:02 pm Leave a comment

HP patinates and dgraisse still

Business – the glove amricain suffered with the deuxime quarter and announces a new social plan.

C `is without surprised qu `HP has publi this Tuesday of the rsultats mitigs for its deuxime tax quarter. Like all the manufacturers of PC, the glove amricain suffered from the world deceleration conomic: its figure D `businesses S `is fold of 3% 27,4 billion dollars (against 27,5 prvu by the analysts) and the bnficie by action is in fall
0,70 dollar against 0,80 one year ago, a dception for the analysts who misaient on a possible rise 0,86 dollar
by action. The bnfice Net moves back of 17% 1,7 billion dollar.

All segments in the red except the services

the sales of PC (- 19%), of waiters and D `printing are in fall. But HP has sauv the pieces of furniture grce the good behaviour of sound activit services (1,172 billion dollar of bnfice oprationnel), considrablement reinforces by, this activit is D `become most important elsewhere of the group in terms of figure D `businesses. “; Our activit of services has continuous to be shown firmly profitable with an increase in the contracts under management and a intgration faster than prvu D `EDS”; , has indiqu the chairman of HP, Mark Hurd, cit in a communiqu.

Malgr of the figures which are not catastrophic, HP has dcid, once again, to remove stations “; for more D `efficacit”; . 6.400 supplmentaires employment thus will pass the trap door over the 12 next months, that is to say 2% of manpower of the group. Last September, the continuation of the intgration D `EDS, Hewlett-Packard had
dj lanc a reorganization passing by 24.600
employment in the world whose 9.000 in Europe, followed… In 2007, the group had annonc the removal of 14.500 stations.

June 6, 2009 at 5:59 pm Leave a comment

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