38 models is a huge costly inventory to produce and store
It sounds logical. As nobody can predict what's going to sell in a new category. Most likely iorders will be filled faster than planned if this is the case
Munster has never had an accurate call yet. There's no substantiation for his prediction This is a new Category for Apple and there is no way to guess what customers will do
Time will ttell but certainly not Munster
Tim Cook has truly taken on one of the hardest jobs in corporate America and succeeded. He has a dynamic team of jony Ives Phol Shiiller Etc and has sought out some of the best like Angela Arendts. Etc
He has been confident dependable and truly showed his best with Steve Jobs. People are finally appreciating him for his leadership both in and out of the company
If Apple Pay lives up to what everyone expects than people may favor stores that use this secure and convenient method of payment. No store can afford to lose business because of using a payment method which is not secure . Look what happened to Targets business after their payment system was hacked, they lost millions of dollars of sales and profits.
Watch how fast stores adapt after the launch.
As merchants not supporting Apple Pay see a loss of sales they will adapt to Apple Pay.
People shop where the conditions are right meaning Price, Selection, Courtesy , Check Out experience and Payment method excepted.