Re: Slices of Apple May Be Up for Sale
Wed, 3 Jul 1996 11:30:15 -0700
At 11:18 AM -0700 7/10/96, Joe Kiniry wrote:
>Rohit Khare writes:
> > Unfreakinbelievable. They are just askin' for it, eh? And they could
> > have really wiped the floor on the Internet market, too, if they had
> > realized the synergy of ease, decent OS engineering, applets, OpenDog
> > and user frenzy.
> > Moronic management is sooo expensive...RK
>Yes, look what happened to other companies with good products but,
>through mis-management and pricing problems, among other things, went
>under (sometimes for good, other times it was just a "setback"). I
>can think of three off the top of my head: NeXT, Commodore, and Atari.
> > >From email@example.com Wed Jul 10 14:02:58 1996
> > Date: Wed, 3 Jul 1996 11:00:51 -0700
> > Subject: Re: Slices of Apple May Be Up for Sale
> > Apple PowerBook sales are off 53% from one year ago. Apple's problems are
> > that they have priced their products (again) to high. The PM 7600 is a
> > great computer @ $1995.00. It is selling for $2995.00 and isn't worth it. A
> > PM 8500 is at best a $2500.00 computer and a 9500 is $2995.00.
> > As a continuing example of Apple's stupidity, they RAISED the price of the
> > 9500 $1500.00 when they clocked them up from 133 to 150 mhz.
> > Tim
>I'd say they all need at least one economist who understands our
>market on their staff.
Do you speak for Apple when you offer me this job? ;-)
Do or do not. There is no try.