With iPhone 5 stock in the US not so strong since launch, AppleInsider are reporting that Apple are close to catching up with demand for the iPhone 5. The data is from Piper Jaffray, with nightly checks of 100 retail Apple stores. Gene Muster from Piper Jaffray has said:
As we get closer to the holiday, we believe consumers will likely have the ability to walk into an Apple Store and walk out with an iPhone 5 within the next two weeks.
His nightly checks of retail Apple Store's has found "dramatic improvements in availability" on Tuesday night, the AT&T model was available at 82% of stores, with Verizon iPhone 5s at 72% of Apple Stores. Sprint's iPhone 5 was found in 92% of Apple Stores. Earlier this week, Apple changed their online store to advertise two-week shipping times for the iPhone 5, hinting at production rates ramping up.