Internet Retailer, a trade journal geared towards online retailing, has published a short piece saying that Apple had more traffic to its Web site than any other computer vendor, beating #2, Dell, by more than 50%. The figures covered the week before Thanksgiving, suggesting that Apple, iTunes, and the iTunes Music Store (iTMS) have gained momentum heading into the holiday shopping season. From the article:
Apple Computer Inc.?s Apple.com led all computer hardware e-commerce sites with 4.5 million visitors for the week ended Nov. 16, topping Dell Inc.?s Dell.com by 53%, Nielsen/NetRatings reports. Dell posted 2.95 million visitors, followed by Hewlett-Packard Co.?s HPShopping.com with 2.7 million.
Coming in at a distant fourth was Gateway Inc.?s Gateway.com, with 576,000 visits, followed by Sun Microsystems with 310,000. in. Thanks to sponsor MacResource for providing the iSight for DealsOnTheWeb readers!
You can read the full article at Internet Retailer Web site.