Apple may have reserved the lion’s share of iPhone 5 handsets for its own stores, leaving other retailers more empty-handed. Citing “store sales staff and other people familiar with the situation,” the Wall Street Journal reported Monday that Apple’s own stores seemed to have a healthy stock of iPhone 5 units to sell this past weekend. But other retail outlets had to grapple with a much more limited supply right from the get-go. People at Best Buy, RadioShack, and Target told the Journal that they didn’t even receive enough units to satisify pre-sales orders. Read the full story at CNET.
Apple reportedly doled out fewer iPhone 5 units to other retailers
Author: Shelly Palmer
Shelly Palmer is Fox 5 New York's On-air Tech Expert (WNYW-TV) and the host of Fox Television's monthly show Shelly Palmer Digital Living. He also hosts United Stations Radio Network's, Shelly Palmer Digital Living Daily, a daily syndicated radio report that features insightful commentary and a unique insiders take on the biggest stories in technology, media, and entertainment. He is Managing Director of Advanced Media Ventures Group, LLC an industry-leading advisory and business development firm and a member of the Executive Committee of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (the organization that bestows the coveted Emmy® Awards).