CHART OF THE DAY: People Making Bigger Purchases At Apple Stores Thanks To The iPad

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The launch of the Apple’s iPad led to a big (seemingly permanent) increase in the average amount people are spending at Apple stores, according to data from personal finance site

Mint has aggregate anonymized data from users based on credit card spending on its site.

As you can see once the iPad hit stores, the average purchase price at Apple spiked by over $100. It’s now roughly $50 higher than pre-launch.

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