Apple’s iPad is already dominating with 95 percent market share in tablet devices war. Apple is going with an intelligent marketing strategy and making it available through different retail chains across the world which includes Best Buy, Target and Walmart. The latest update by Bloomberg tells that iPad will now be available at Best Buy’s 158 mobile stores.
Best Buy Co. will start selling Apple’s iPad from November 7 in its 158 U.S mobile stores. These are actually standalone stores of Best Buy. Best Buy mobile stores focus on the mobile phone sales primarily.
Best Buy has started selling Apple’s iPad in its regular stores back in April. Now selling the device through its 158 mobile stores will surely increase the profits of both companies.
The Richfield, Minnesota-based company plans to open 23 mobile stores before the Thanksgiving holiday on Nov. 25, giving it a total of 158, Jeff Haydock, a Best Buy spokesman, said today in a telephone interview.
Apple has already sold 4 million iPad units and expected to do even more sales as the company is making it available at more places for more people.
Apple is expected to see a rise in its sales with its upcoming new version of iPad. Apple has also updated the iOS 4.2 for iPad that will allow people to enjoy multitasking.