iQmetrix Reports Black Friday Android Phone Sales Rise, Exceeding iPhone Sales

Dec 01, 2011 — Allan Pulga

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iQmetrix, the leading provider of retail management software for the North American wireless industry, recently released statistics on consumers mobile phone purchasing trends over a 24-hour period on Black Friday, November 25, 2011. iQmetrix sampled data from over 6,000 wireless retailers, reporting 40.4 percent of total phones sold were Android phones, up from 36.7 percent in 2010, exceeding iPhone sales by .2 percent within the independent wireless market. Dealers reported that total revenues per transaction were up 14.7 percent from 2010 sales figures, while the number of phones sold year over year remained fairly consistent at 24.4 percent of total items sold on Black Friday 2011 (versus 26.2 percent on Black Friday 2010.) These numbers indicate that retailers have sold the same amount of accessories year over year, however, with a 14.7 percent increase in revenue per transaction, consumers are purchasing more expensive phones. iQmetrix collected data from its RQ4 Wireless Retail management software that is currently used by independent wireless retailers across North America, providing a unique look into mobile phone purchasing trends during one of the most important shopping days in the United States.

About iQmetrix
iQmetrix is the leading provider of retail management solutions for the North American wireless industry. We strive to create the ultimate retail experience for the consumer, the employee and the business. Our flagship product, RQ4, is a complete software solution designed for wireless retailers to manage people, business processes and strategic decision-making. Our new product, XQ Interactive Retail, is a suite of in-store digital media solutions that provides an engaging way to educate and guide customers through the process of buying a mobile device. iQmetrix is a privately held software as a service (SaaS) company with offices in Canada and the United States.

Topics: Press Mentions, RQ, Wireless Trends, Mobile Industry

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