Recent statistics by the NPD Group revealed that Apple was the top brand in the US during 2011, despite global technology sales dropping 0,5%.Apple gained the number one spot, growing with 36%, HP came second falling 3%. In third place Samsung fell 6% and Sony dropped 21% to fourth place. Dell dropped 17% to end up in fifth place.
The main reason for Apple’s growth in the US was the growing popularity of their latest products including the iPhone, iPad, iTV, iMac and Macbook Pro. Apple is expected to grow even larger this year as they release more, and newer, products to cover all aspects of the technology centre.