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# 18918 29-Jan-2008 16:26
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I Wonder who will co distribute for Apple

Looking forward to more competition in local market for Apple

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  # 107425 29-Jan-2008 16:55
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This isn't a surprise or news since Apple opened their NZ online store earlier last year.

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  # 107466 29-Jan-2008 21:53
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Im glad that renaissance lost there sole rights, in my experience they suck big time....


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  # 107488 29-Jan-2008 23:01
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Heh - I thought this had happened a long time ago.  I'm not sure how this will translate into more competition, though?  All the goods have to be sourced through apple anyway, so unless there is a deal done at a manufactuering plant (which I'm sure would be curtailed by Apple fast enough ...)


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  # 107505 30-Jan-2008 08:41
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There may be other savings another distro could bring. I know Renaissance was getting their apple stuff out of Australia.
Double freight (China -> Australia -> NZ) would add a hefty sum to the unit price.

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  # 107515 30-Jan-2008 10:05
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Perhaps, with Apples presence and NZ online store, they might open a couple of physical Apple Stores!  Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch would be great!

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  # 107524 30-Jan-2008 10:47
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gehenna: Perhaps, with Apples presence and NZ online store, they might open a couple of physical Apple Stores! Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch would be great!

That would be cool - but I wouldn't be expecting it anytime soon. Australia's only got 2 planned...

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