Apple AirPods could see shortages after the surge of consumer demand, this holiday season-Wedbush says
The demand for Apple Airpods has increased but the product could see the shortage this holiday season, according to Wedbush analyst Dan Ives notes. Wedbush guesses that Apple could ship 65 million AirPods in 2019 and expecting to reach 85 million to 90 million units in 2020. This note is another sign that Wall Street views Apple’s AirPods as the successful product of the iPhone maker. Morgan Stanley and Barclays, a specialist from Bernstein, pointed to AirPods sales growth as a highlight in Apple’s recent financial results. Apple doesn’t break out sales of its various headphone lines, instead of reporting them together in a ‘wearable’ category, which represents strength for the company-said executives. In September, the unit saw a 54% growth in the quarter. On the other hand, Apple’s newest model noise-canceling Airpods Pro for $249, is poised to be ‘a clear star of Black Friday and the Holiday season’ Ives revealed.