Despite recent rumours that it was close to a pull out in Australia, TiVo licensee, Hybrid Television Services - part of Kerry Stokes's recently rejigged empire - says it scuppered competition in sales over the 2010 Christmas period.
The iPhone 4 looks flash, and owners like them because they add a touch of "status" but the reality is that one in five owners of the must-have phone admit that they operate their life in overdraft mode. This is double the national average.
Consumer electronic sales in Australia appear to coming back after Dick Smith today reported a 7.5% lift in sales. Big W also reported stronger sales in the toys; office, consumer electronics and home market however sales were not as good as Dick Smith, who had a poor Q3.