Usually manufacturers declare the mass dismissals, but Apple - exception. Recently, the company unveiled the results of the second quarter of 2009 fiscal year. According to them, income was $ 8, 16 billion, and net profit - of $ 1 21 billion of reductions was not saying a word. According informationweek.com, indicated the loss of income due to staff reductions. Now the state company has 14 000 full-time employees, which is 1 600 fewer than at the beginning of the second quarter. Apple Profit for the year grew by 8%, but revenue from each store has dropped by 17% to $ 7 1 million to $ 5 million 9 This may be an indication of the difficulties in expanding the retail business. Previously, Apple quarterly open about 15 stores, but in the second quarter was the opening of only one point of sales. In 2008 it opened 45 stores, and in 2009 will work only 25. In the last three months in the Apple brand stores visited more than 39 million customers.