The weirdest part is that competitors accept normal straps whilst Apple will sell you their proprietary leather for more than competitors watches can be had.
Yes, can be had, you have been. Surely Tim Jobs must have shares in Monster Cables.
They are selling digital music. There is no space here for competitors.
Never give a sucker a dime. Manufacturers would be stupid to comply.
The great thing about FM is that batteries seems to last forever.
""Building huge inventories of all the models of watches and waiting for consumers to order them risks warehousing large quantities of unsold merchandise."
They will hold back supply to create demand. That is simply how other supposed luxury items create demand.
99 cent to $4 for a strap and $15 to $20 for the main watches is as close to zero risk as you can get.