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From: Eric Stevens <eric.stevens@sum.co.nz>
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On Fri, 10 Nov 2017 17:55:13 -0500, nospam<nospam@nospam.invalid>
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>In article<jv8c0dh0vl1e0rtvt2q2vfdt8gtbqp38tt@4ax.com>, Eric Stevens
><eric.stevens@sum.co.nz> wrote:
>
>> >> >> They must be doing something right. They have twice the market share
>> >> >> of Apple.
>> >> >
>> >> >market share doesn't matter and apple doesn't chase it anyway. 
>> >> >
>> >> >apple, with it's supposedly 'low market share', is on the verge of
>> >> >becoming the first *trillion* dollar company, while hp, with 'twice the
>> >> >market share of apple', is but a tiny fraction of apple, currently
>> >> >about $35b.
>> >> >
>> >> >if anyone is doing something right, it's apple.
>> >> 
>> >> But it's not with desktop PCs.
>> >
>> >How have you worked that one out ?
>> 
>> Sticking with subject of Dell vs Apple the data in the following link
>> (previously deleted by nospam) explains why I made that remark.
>> 
>> "They must be doing something right. They have twice the market share
>
>once again, market share doesn't matter.
>
>apple is about to become the first trillion dollar company, with it's
>'tiny' market share. 
>
But they are not a trillion dollar company, just with PCs. Bar in mind
it was PCs we were discussing.

>apple has enough cash to buy dell *and* hp.
>
>you also might want to actually read the url *you* gave:
>
>> <http://appleinsider.com/articles/16/04/11/apple-grows-to-74-of-worl...
>> arket-as-windows-continues-to-cede-share-to-the-mac>"
>  Apple continued to grow overall Mac marketshare during the March
>  quarter as most leading Windows PC makers suffered significant
>  setbacks, according to the latest research data from Gartner and IDC.
>...
>  Meanwhile, according to Gartner, Apple's worldwide shipments advanced
>  1 percent year-over-year to 4.6 million during the quarter, giving it
>  a 7.1 percent marketshare. HP by contrast saw units slide 9 percent,
>  while Lenovo dropped 7.2 percent. Dell lost just 0.4 percent, but the
>  only major PC maker to see growth was Asus, up 1.5 percent.

Yep. I read all that. I didn't try to quote it selectively the way you
are prone to do.
-- 

Regards,

Eric Stevens