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Retailer to Release Small Quantity of the Iphone 5
ANCHORAGE - The iphone 5; It's the latest must-have for the tech savvy. After being announced it sent apple's stock soaring. Despite the demand for the iphone 5 some local carriers are struggling to keep them on the shelves. Those on wall street this week are whistling a different tune
It seems the demand for the iphone 5 has left local retail stores in short supply. GCI will be releasing theirs tomorrow and says it will be first come first serve, as inventory arrives.
Iphone enthusiasts on the GCI network had to be registered to receive the latest edition of the phone. According to officials the store will not have more than a thousand phones as they release them tomorrow.
This week GCI's official twitter gave customers notice of the shortage. A spokesperson for the company David Morris says they will cancel their midnight opening events and expect an extremely limited quantity.
Despite the new release apple stock has fallen 5% in the past three sessions, its larges t3 day decline since may. Even though the iphone 5 is sold out with Apples online store; It will go on sale in other countries around the world tomorrow
If you don't get your hands on the brand new 5 this Friday GCI says you can get a 4S for 49$ or a 4 for 0$ when you sign a two year contract. They also say they are putting inquiries in daily to get more iphone 5's in stock.