Profits archive

  • HTC shares take a hit after net profit falls
    Phones

    HTC shares take a hit after net profit falls

    By 9 April 2012

    HTC, once the darling of the Android revolution, has published its financial results and it doesn’t make for good reading for the Taiwanese outfit. After announcing that net profit for the first three months of this year was down 70 per cent on the...

  • zavvi  boasts strong Christmas sales
    Online

    zavvi boasts strong Christmas sales

    By 9 January 2008

    The company formerly known as Virgin Megastores has released strong Christmas trading figures. During its first Christmas trading the zavvi entertainment group experienced a 10.8% increase in sales on the previous year for the 4-week trading period ending...

  • Google UK ad revenue overtakes ITV1
    Online

    Google UK ad revenue overtakes ITV1

    By 31 October 2007

    Another month, another milestone for the internet giant Google. According to The Times, Google is now making so much money in ad revenue in the UK that it has overtaken ITV1 in ad sales. The news comes on the back of Google already earning more money...

  • Apple grows another 36%
    Online

    Apple grows another 36%

    By 26 April 2007

    Following the announcements from Google and Amazon, Apple is showing its strength in the market with over a third growth. Apple shipped 1.5 million Mac computers and 10.5 million iPods during the quarter, representing 36% growth in Macs and 24% growth...

  • Amazon up with rumours of iTunes challenge
    Home Cinema

    Amazon up with rumours of iTunes challenge

    By 25 April 2007

    End of last week Google announced its massive profits, now Amazon is showing off its start to the year. Amazon experienced a strong start to 2007, with sales rising 32% in the first 3 months of the year. Pre-tax profits were up by $48 million to $144m...