ipod device pops retail cherry

The ipod device is going to be obtainable in Virgin Megastores prior to the Christmas hurry, Apple has revealed.

The retail move marks Apple’s initial step from traditional computer-hardware retailing. The ipod device is going to be offered by all 165 Virgin Megastore and Virgin Xpress United kingdom outlets.

“We’re happy to work with Virgin to create the ipod device to much more customers”, stated Mark Rogers, Apple’s sales leader and gm for that United kingdom and Ireland.

The Virgin deal follows a comment by executive VP of worldwide sales and procedures Tim Prepare, who revealed Apple “has put lots of energy into joining with music value-added resellers.”

Despite a raft of ipod device-like products, including models from Gateway and Dell, flooding the marketplace, research firm NPD had confirmed the ipod device remains the number 1 Music player.

Apple lately confirmed a 140 percent rise in ipod device sales, year-on-year, with 336,000 models shipping over the last quarter.

Apple’s chief financial officer Fred Anderson also introduced intends to boost sales of iPods by looking into making them offered at 8,000 resellers worldwide before Christmas.