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Apple averages more sales per square foot than any other U.S. retailer (study)

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Apple averaged $4,551 in sales per square foot of retail space over the past 12 months, beating out luxury retailer Tiffany & Co., and tobacco powerhouse Murphy USA, claims eMarketer.

In a new study, eMarketer ranked the sales performance of “more than 225 U.S.-based retailers,” out of which Apple topped the list. Unsurprisingly, competing stores like Best Buy didn’t even fall among the top 15 retailers.

Once again, it’s clear just how important Apple’s brick and mortar presence is for the success of its brand.

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It’s noteworthy, however, that this survey does not include Apple competitors which are not considered top retailers by eMarketer, including the comparatively small chains run by Microsoft and Samsung. Additionally, third-party data is never flawless; it’s worth taking this study with a grain of sand.

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Apple designs and markets consumer electronics, computer software, and personal computers. The company's best-known hardware products include the Macintosh line of computers, the iPod, the iPhone and the iPad. Apple software includes t... read more »

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8 comments
Simon Taylor
Simon Taylor

Interesting stat. They're a case study in maximising location, volume and store layout.

Justin Mandly
Justin Mandly

iPhone sales at AT&T stores still 50% even when Apple stores are slinging from their own shops

Mark Hartlieb
Mark Hartlieb

when you advertise to zombies you will always win.

David Levich
David Levich

I'm more impressed that pricemart is on this list. They are the South American equivalent of Costco Michael