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Apple Sweden rides iPhone popularity wave

TT/The Local/pvs · 25 Feb 2011, 16:51

Published: 25 Feb 2011 16:51 GMT+01:00

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Apple Sales International sold for more than 4.6 billion kronor ($716 million) in Sweden in 2010, up from 2.4 billion in the previous year, according to a report from Swedish subsidiary Apple AB.

The firm's financial year ended in September 30th 2010, before the iPad tablet PC was launched in Sweden.

Total sales in the Nordic region for Apple Sales International, whose headquarters are located in Ireland, amounted to 10.9 billion kronor, compared with 6.4 billion the previous year.

"Expectations for 2011 are high," Apple AB wrote in the annual report.

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Apple Group is a wholly owned subsidiary of U.S. Apple Inc, and provides technical sales support and marketing services to the Irish sister company.

TT/The Local/pvs (news@thelocal.se)

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Your comments about this article

18:01 February 25, 2011 by Jeff231
Haha thats damn true! I understand why GETPOWERPAD has just opened an office in Sweden. They producing wireless chargers for the iPhone, you can read more about it on http://www.wirelesspowerplanet.com
16:47 February 26, 2011 by dobermann
One nation, one race one phone... :)
15:56 February 27, 2011 by ledax
Well, I hope that they open a few apple stores then! About time!
01:03 February 28, 2011 by mikewhite
Of course the Apple shops will only be open between 10.00 and 16.00 on weekdays ...
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