Apple sees 42% revenue leap Down Under

Not only did Apple increased its sales of Macintosh computers in Australia by almost 50 per cent in the fourth quarter of 2004, according to IDC, the company has seen a 42 per cent leap in revenue in that area.

According to a filing with the Australian Securities and Investments Commission, in Australia Apple logged revenue of $362.1 million for the financial year ending September 2004, up from $255.4 the previous year, writes Australian IT.

In addition the company filed $7 million profit for the year, up 35.8 per cent on the previous year’s $4.5 million profit.

The filing cites iPod sales as responsible for much of the success.