Nintendo Soars on Wii

September 2008
Red Herring;9/11/2008, p5
Trade Publication
The article reports on the 34% profit gain of Nintendo as of the quarter ending in June 2008. The company stated a net profit of 107 billion yen in the period. The figures reflected the 5.1 million Wii consoles sold by Nintendo during the period. However, Nintendo mentioned that profit growth in 2009 might drop compared to 2008.


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