“In an exclusive interview, CEO Eric Migicovsky revealed that the company shipped its one millionth Pebble on December 31st of last year,” Dan Seifert reports for The Verge. “That’s more than double of what Pebble reported in March, indicating that price cuts and new feature additions later in the year successfully boosted sales figures.”
MacDailyNews Take: And why did Pebble slash their prices?
“Though Pebble has seen a good amount of success thus far, 2015 will most certainly present challenges for the company, most notably the launch of Apple’s Watch in April,” Seifert reports. “The war for your wrist is just getting started, and 2015 is shaping up to see some intense battles go down. With 1 million sales under its belt and a new platform to ride on, Pebble is gearing up for the fight.”
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MacDailyNews Take: What a joke.
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