The union representing Qantas Licenced Aircraft Engineers appear to have had a lapse in intelligence after they started peddling fear and untruths about the recent Qantas A 330 incident over Indonesia says Qantas.
Australian book chains Angus & Robertson and Borders have been placed into administration only hours after Borders in the USA was placed into Chapter 11. Neither company has a relationship other than a common name.
Digital camera vendors who are struggling to grow sales in Australia must change their "one brand one policy" approach and start tailoring their product range to different retail groups, claims the general manager of Camera House, Australia's premier specialist camera chain.
Panasonic who in Australia have both Sony and Samsung worried because of their strong performance and high marketing spend are set to chase consumers who frequent social network sites with Company CEO Steve Rust claiming that the Company is learning how to "Twitter".
LG Electronics, who claim that they are the #1 consumer electronics brand in Australia, have reported higher quarterly sales and profits due to strong mobile phone and flat-panel TV sales. In their latest report sales have jumped 22.1 percent to $12.534 billion and operating profit was $843 million, which results in a 6.7 percent profit margin for its fiscal second quarter, ended June 30.
The 61% increase in revenue and the 70% increase in profits by JB Hi Fi bode well for the consumer electronic industry. It also sends a clear message that consumers are changing their buying habits with many of them prepared to spend money on games, new TV's and notebooks than over fashion items or the occasional holiday.