With displays in BestBuy, Target and now Walmart, Apple is going for the holiday gift market
Walmart (WMT) confirmed late Monday what the rumor sites had been reporting since Friday: starting Oct. 15, it will begin selling iPads on a schedule that would put Apple's (AAPL) tablet computer in 2,300 Walmart stores by mid-November -- just in time for the holiday gift-buying season.
When you add Walmart to the 221 U.S. Apple MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Oct 12, 2010 7:41 AM ET
Apple is aggressively expanding the tablet's retail presence in time for the holidays
[UPDATE Oct. 9: Photos have surfaced on MacRumors suggesting that Walmart could begin selling iPads next week and could have them in 1,000 stores before the end of October.]
[UPDATE Oct. 4: As of Monday, the iPad is also available on Amazon. Click here for pricing.]
One way to track how rapidly Apple (AAPL) is building iPads is to watch MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Oct 9, 2010 11:00 AM ET
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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.Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg granted The New Yorker unprecedented access for a profile in the latest issue. Among the revelations: Zuckerberg has 879 Facebook friends, MORE JP Mangalindan, Writer - Sep 14, 2010 8:20 AM ET
Wal-Mart confirmed Friday what everyone who follows Apple already knew: that it will begin selling Apple's iPhone 3G at nearly 2,500 Wal-Mart stores starting Sunday Dec. 28 -- three days after Christmas.
Wal-Mart will sell the red-hot mobile device for $197 for the 8GB model and $297 for the 16GB model, or $2 off their current prices. There had been rumors that Wal-Mart would sell a $99 iPhone. (See Anatomy of a MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Dec 26, 2008 10:31 AM ET
The blogs and business wires were buzzing Monday morning with two juicy iPhone rumors: 1) That Wal-Mart would begin selling iPhones three days after Christmas and 2) That a low-end model would sell for $99.
The first, as we reported nearly three weeks ago, is true. (See Wal-Mart's post-Christmas iPhone sale.)
The second, as near as anyone can tell, is almost certainly not true -- although it seems to have taken on a life MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Dec 8, 2008 1:04 PM ET
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