Tim Cook says Apple’s wearables business is almost as big as a Fortune 300 company

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Steve Jobs used to make fun of Amazon for not releasing specific sales figures for devices like the Kindle, which is somewhat comical given that Apple over the past few years has refused to divulge how many Apple Watch units the company sells every quarter. As for the reasoning behind Apple’s decision, the company’s initial explanation was that it didn’t want to provide competitors with any strategic information about its brand new wearable. Even if you buy that argument, it doesn’t really hold weight anymore given that the Apple Watch has now been around for nearly three years.

That notwithstanding, Apple certainly isn’t trying to mask underwhelming sales. Far from it, it seems as if the Apple Watch continues to grow in popularity with each passing year. Most recently, and thanks to the Apple Watch Series 3, cumulative Apple Watch sales have exploded in recent months. As Tim Cook explained during the company’s recent earnings conference call, Apple Watch sales during the recent holiday quarter were higher than they’ve ever been.

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