UBS analyst Ben Reitzes, in his latest research note says that, “Apple is ramping up its distribution. Reitzes said Macs will be available in 8,000 purchase points, up from 5,800. That statistic includes 200 Best Buys by year end, up from 58 today. If this expansion is successful Mac market share could increase,” Larry Dignan blogs for ZDNet.
Dignan reports, “In fiscal 2007, UBS is projecting Apple to ship 6,720,000 total Macintosh units, up from 5,302,000 in 2006. In 2008, Apple is projected to ship 8,437,000 units. That’s a huge difference from the 3,290,000 Macs shipped in 2004.”
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