By Sunday, Gene Munster's team couldn't find an Apple tablet for sale at any retail outlet
Gene Munster's team at Piper Jaffray walked the iPad 2 lines in New York City and Minneapolis and interviewed 236 would-be buyers. They also called various retailers (Apple stores, Target, Best Buy, etc.) looking for product. The results of their survey were released Sunday night. Their findings:
Munster is sticking with his estimate of 400,000 to MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Mar 13, 2011 8:39 PM ET
A guide for shoppers who can't wait for the lines to subside
As you may have heard, Apple's (AAPL) new and improved iPad 2 goes on sale in the U.S. Friday at 5 p.m. local time.
Unlike the first model, which was initially available only through Apple's retail stores and selected Best Buy outlets, buyers this year have choices -- more than 10,000 of them, each with their pros and cons. They MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Mar 8, 2011 7:35 AM ET
That depends on a host of variables -- including the day, the time and the weather
After the enormous queues that many had predicted failed to materialize the day of the Verizon (VZ) iPhone launch, it was hard not to take it as bad omen.
"The best indicator for underlying demand for a product is the lines at launch," says Piper Jaffray's Gene Munster. "Verizon threw a party and nobody came."
Which may MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Mar 7, 2011 12:44 PM ET
Leaked images reveal details about the Google tablet's launch.
Whether or not Motorola's (MOT) Xoom is the official Google (GOOG) Tablet in the way the Nexus One and Nexus S are official Google phones is uncertain. However, when Google has shown of Android on a tablet, they've shown off the Xoom, both at Dive into Mobile and CES.
It is pretty clear Xoom is Google's go-to Android 3.0 tablet, though Toshiba and MORESeth Weintraub - Jan 23, 2011 3:08 PM ET
With the big box consumer gadget chain's revenues down, it seems shoppers are heading to specialty stores or online to get their goods.
Though holiday shopping has been surprisingly healthy so far, particularly online, Best Buy is feeling the pain associated with fickle consumer trends. For its third quarter ending November 27, Best Buy (BBY) reported revenues of $11.89 billion, less than the $12 billion the company pulled in the MOREJP Mangalindan, Writer - Dec 14, 2010 5:35 PM ET
The company finally has enough iPhone 4s in stock -- just in time for the Christmas rush
From the day it launched the iPhone 4 in June, Apple (AAPL) has ramping up production, trying to get supplies to the point where they could meet demand.
The company reached that point of retail equilibrium last week, when shipping delays in its online store, which had been listed at 3 weeks from June through MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Nov 9, 2010 10:38 AM ET
T-Mobile announced that it would sell Samsung's Galaxy Tab on November 10th, starting at $399 with a data plan.
T-Mobile announced this morning that it will be the first U.S. carrier to carry the Samsung Galaxy Tab in the U.S., unless AT&T (T) announces an earlier ship date in the next week or so.
The November 10th ship date beats rival Verizon (VZ) by a day.
T-Mobile will sell the Tab for $399 MORESeth Weintraub - Oct 27, 2010 1:12 PM ET
A round-up of the companies, deals, and trends that made headlines.
Every day, the Fortune staff spends hours poring over tech stories, posts, and reviews from all over the Web to keep tabs on the companies that matter. We've assembled the morning's most newsworthy bits below.Best Buy (BBY), which saw a 61% spike in profit last quarter, is changing up its store layouts this holiday season to make way for more portable MORE JP Mangalindan, Writer - Sep 15, 2010 8:15 AM ET
Mark October 17th on your calendars. That's the date Best Buy is expected to start selling GoogleTV.
Engadget received a leaked internal Best Buy document that purportedly shows the release of the GoogleTV being pushed back to October 17th. That date was apparantly pushed back from the original ship date of October 3rd, though having not been announced was only an internal target.
Best Buy is expected to sell the Logitech MORESeth Weintraub - Sep 14, 2010 8:08 AM ET
If a snapped circular is to be believed, Best Buy Mobile will soon be carrying a white version of Sprint's popular EVO starting July 11th.
PhoneArena.com took a picture of a purported Best Buy circular (right, full sized, below) which seems to indicate that Sprint's EVO 4G will be coming in White. The white EVO is expected to be a Best Buy Mobile exclusive until August, and orders are supposed to MORESeth Weintraub - Jun 18, 2010 11:45 AM ET
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