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Apple by kenny and euan

  1. 1. Apple<br />By Kenny And Euan<br />
  2. 2. General Information<br />Founder(s) : Steve Jobs Steve Wozniak Ronald Wayne<br />Type: Public Company<br />Industry: Computer Hardware<br /> Consumer electronics<br /> Digital distribution <br />
  3. 3. Background<br />Apple was established on April 1, 1976 by Steve Jobs, Steve Wozniak, and Ronald Wayne <br />Apple was incorporated in 1977 without Wayne, who sold his share of the company back to Jobs and Wozniak for $800.<br />It was founded in Cupertino, California, U.S. on April 1, 1976<br />
  4. 4. Purpose<br />The purpose of this business is to provide the public with hand held entertainment systems, with built in internet and music players.<br />Products Include: <br /> iPhone<br /> iPod<br />TV’s<br /> Computers<br /> Operating Systems<br />
  5. 5. Management<br />There are many jobs at apple which require much experience and expertise. <br />These include:<br />Product Operations <br />Materials Management <br />Procurement <br />Business Management <br />Tooling and Mechanical Operations <br />Quality Management <br />Business Process Reengineering <br />Sales Support <br />Supply and Demand <br />Logistics <br />There are also jobs which require special skills such as software engineer, <br />graphical design and finance.<br />
  6. 6. Size<br />As of September 26th 2009, Apple had 34,300 full time employees and 2,500 temporary time employees worldwide<br />Number Of Stores 300 (August 2010) in 10 different countries<br />Worldwide Service with an online shopping service<br />Apple had worldwide annual sales of $42.91 billion in the year ending September 26th of 2009.<br />
  7. 7. Employees<br />An average apple employee’s salary is around $11.65 per <br /> hour and 16.66 per hour.<br />There are approx 34,300 employees for apple currently, but worldwide <br />Apple have employed over 75,000 people.<br />
  8. 8. Finance<br />Revenue :$42.91 billion<br />Operating income: $11.74 billion<br />Profit: $8.24 billion<br />Total assets: $47.50 billion<br />Total equity: $31.64 billion<br />All of these figures were from the year 2009<br />
  9. 9. Price Of Products<br />Prices: iPad = £429<br /> iPhone = £419<br /> iPod Nano = £118<br /> iPod Shuffle = £42<br /> iPod Touch = £152<br />These are just some examples of the price range that apple offer at their stores.<br />
  10. 10. Pressures<br />One of their main rivals is Microsoft because they compete to gain the publics interest over the computer and monitors which both companies sell.<br />Apart from this Apple haven’t had a lot of pressure from many other competitors, as no other brand sell iPhones and iPods etc.<br />
  11. 11. Evaluation<br />The strengths of apple lies within their name. Apple are one of the worlds most know brand for their types of products and have had competition from Microsoft when it came to selling computers. <br />The business has been very successful since starting up and has built up a reputation from nothing, making profits of over $8 Billion.<br />

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