Classify service

#1

Would you classify Apple and Google as service, merchandising or manufacturing companies. Explain.

#2

Apple as a manufacturing company

  1. a hardware company
  2. Manufactures devices apart from iPhone and iPod, like apple watch, apple TV, Mac

Apple as a service industry

  1. Services like iTunes, iCloud, Apple TV, and the App Store along with Apple Pay.
  2. capture more of its users’ time in areas such as health, autos and home