5 Things That Will/Wont Work for Dell - 5 Things That Wont Work for Dell: #1. Abandoning the Desktop

By Scott Ferguson  |  Posted 2008-04-08 Print this article Print
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5 Things That Won't Work for Dell

1. Abandoning the Desktop

Dell is looking to expand its notebook lineup and is closing down its Austin, Texas, desktop manufacturing facility. However, desktop PCs are still critical to the company's overall business and financial health. While there was little mention of desktops during Michael Dell's presentation, PCs still accounted for $19 billion in revenue last year.


In early April, CEO Michael Dell offered a blueprint of how his company plans to pull itself out of its current situation and return to the profitability and innovation of years past. To achieve this, the company is moving away from older markets and entering new ones. eWEEK took a look at what is working  for the Round Rock, Texas, company and what is not.


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