Does Apple Matter?

1 Does Apple Matter?
«The past few years have been particularly challenging for Apple. Beyond the economic factors weighing on all computer makers, Apple’s critics talk of missed opportunities and misguided investments. And despite the intense loyalty of the Mac faithful, the company’s share of the PC market remains marginal. Still, Apple continues to reinvent itself, offering innovations and refining its business strategies. In the past year alone the company has introduced a string of new products, reaffirmed its commitment to the education market and started a foray into retail stores.»