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Dell sales fall as it continues move away from PCs

Dell missed third-quarter revenue estimates after walking away from $2 billion in potential PC sales to focus on more profitable technology, a trend that saw it shed manufacturing jobs in Limerick in 2009.

16th November, 2011
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Michael Dell

The world’s third biggest manufacturer of personal computers, Dell missed third-quarter revenue estimates after walking away from $2 billion in potential PC sales to focus on more profitable technology.

The Texas-based company gave up billions in “low-value” PC opportunities because it wanted to preserve margins, Vice Chairman Jeff Clarke told analysts on a conference call yesterday. That contributed to revenue declining to $15.37 billion in the period, from $15.39 billion a year earlier, a...

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