Afternoon Coffee: Analysts Predict Weak Apple iPhone Sales, National Free Shipping Day Today Kaitlyn McAvoy - December 18, 2015 12:12 PM | Categories: Afternoon Coffee | Tags: General News A number of Apple’s suppliers have been reporting weaker-than-expected results, and analysts say that points to lower iPhone sales ahead and fewer iPhone upgrades in the next year. Major retailers like Target, Wal-mart and Nordstrom are participating in national Free Shipping Day in an attempt to attract last-minute holiday shoppers. Target is working to improve its grocery business, investing in its food supply chain and partnering with wholesalers and distributors around the country. Amazon was the top destination for online shoppers during November, a new report shows. Before Thanksgiving, Amazon’s daily “share of attention” of online shoppers was near 35%. On Thanksgiving, Amazon’s share increased 6%. SIGN UP for the Spend Matters newsletter Dirty Rotten Spendrels Discuss this: Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.