A Year Later, the Same Scene: Long Lines for the Elusive Wii

Matt Richtel reports for The New York Times on the fact that, a year after its release, Nintendo’s Wii is still in short supply:

The unsated demand is costing Nintendo more than face. Estimates from industry analysts and retailers indicate that the company, which is based in Kyoto, Japan, is giving up $1 billion or more in sales in the ever-important holiday retail season, not including sales of games for those unbuilt consoles.

Friday, 14 December 2007