Apple product delays have more than doubled under Tim Cook’s watch, says WSJ analysis
Delays between Apple announcing a product and shipping it to customers have more than doubled under Tim Cook’s watch, according to a WSJ analysis.
Of the 70-plus new and updated products launched during Mr. Cook’s tenure, five had a delay between announcement and shipping of three months or more, and nine had delays of between one and three months. Roughly the same number of products were launched during Mr. Jobs’ reign, but only one product was delayed by more than three months.
The averages bear out the paper’s claim, though also illustrate the rather small difference for a typical product launch …