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Apple to Jack Up App Prices in UK

Wednesday, January 18th, 2017


Apple on Tuesday alerted its development community that it will be raising prices on apps sold through its App Store in the United Kingdom. Several factors influence App Store price tiers internationally, including currency exchange rates, business practices, taxes, and the cost of doing business, Apple said, noting that the factors vary by region and over time. App Store price increases also are ahead for India, due to changes in service taxes, and Turkey, due to depreciation in the Turkish lira, Apple said.

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Apple May Show Up Fashionably Late at the Original TV Party

Thursday, January 12th, 2017


Apple reportedly plans to follow premium channels HBO and Showtime, as well as streaming services such as Netflix, Amazon and Hulu, in creating its own original TV shows and movies. The company may be negotiating agreements with veteran content producers to buy the rights to scripted television programs. It likely will offer its content through an over-the-top service similar to Netflix. The move to original TV content could be a major leap forward for Apple to promote not only its devices but its content delivery system.

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Implications of Amazon’s Dominance for Brands, Retailing

Tuesday, January 10th, 2017

Consumers around the world are acquainted with Amazon. I spent $3,607.08 on Amazon in 2016 alone. With 54 million U.S. consumers (64 million worldwide) in its Prime program, Amazon rivals …

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Amazon’s Coming Retail Monopoly

Tuesday, January 10th, 2017

Consumers around the world are acquainted with Amazon. I spent $3,607.08 on Amazon in 2016 alone. With 54 million U.S. consumers (64 million worldwide) in its Prime program, Amazon rivals …

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Apple’s Great App Store Sales May Not Signify Much

Friday, January 6th, 2017


Apple’s App Store racked up an all-time high of $240 million in sales on the first day of this year. On the whole, 2016 was a very good year for Apple devs, who earned more than $20 billion for their apps — up 40 percent over 2015. “Apple has always had the most profitable ecosystem and app market in terms of revenue per user and price per app,” said Holger Mueller, a principal analyst at Constellation Research. Super Mario Run was the most downloaded app worldwide on Christmas Day and New Year’s Day.

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