Does IDC have an data on returns?
I'm sure that TENS OF MILLIONS of tablets get returned to the manufacter every month.
Just look at Costco and how many Samsung tablets they have in stock. No way on earth do they sell all of those.
So Samsung continues to stuff the channel and IDC counts it as Shipments.
When Costco returns the unsold tablets does IDC subtract that?
I think this BS will end soon though. Samsung's profits is down 25% this quarter and I think...