JB Hi-Fi Says People Aren’t Buying Tablets

By Campbell Simpson

According to the company’s full-year financial results presentation on the ASX, “comparable sales in 2HY14 were impacted primarily by the market-wide decline in the tablet category in Q4 and weaker consumer sentiment in May. ” In July total sales growth was down by 3. 2 per cent and comparable sales by 5. 5 per cent, numbers JB says were “impacted by market-wide declines in tablet sales.

That’s the news from JB Hi-Fi’s annual financial results, which say a recent slump in sales figures for the big-box electronic retailer are largely attributable to a drop in the number of iPads, Android tablets and Windows tabs sold to Aussies.

Read more here: Gizmodo


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