Teens love Apple's AirPods, and they're putting them on their holiday wish lists more than ever before
Apple emerged as one of the top brands among teens when surveyed by Piper Jaffray about the items that topped their holiday wish lists. Of the Apple products mentioned by those who fall into the Generation Z age group, AirPods were among the most common. The iPhone was still the most-requested Apple product, but mentions of AirPods grew in 2019 while references to the iPhone declined. The findings are indicative of the broader trends impacting Apple's business; revenue from its wearables, home, and accessories division has soared in recent quarters while iPhone revenue has declined. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories.
A weekly consumer confidence survey suggests fewer people think it is a good time to buy a major household item.
Consumer confidence fell during the weekend according to an ANZ survey that also recorded a 3.9 per cent slide in people who believed it was a "good time The weekly measure of consumer mood , which is based on about 1,000 face-to-face interviews conducted on Saturdays and Sundays, also
Consumer confidence fell during the weekend according to an ANZ survey that also recorded a 3.9 per cent slide in people who believed it was a "good time to buy a major household item".
The ANZ-Roy Morgan Australian Consumer Confidence index fell 2.1 per cent from the previous week, with respondents' positive views of the economy over the next 12 months falling 1.6 per cent and sentiment about conditions during the next five years edging up 0.3 per cent.
The weekly measure of consumer mood, which is based on about 1,000 face-to-face interviews conducted on Saturdays and Sundays, also registered a 3.2 per cent decline among those who said they feel better off now compared with a year ago.
'Abused and intimidated': Australia a world leader in school bullying .
Experts say high rates of bullying in schools is the result of a wider problem with violence and lack of respect for authority in the community.More than a third of secondary school principals said intimidation and bullying occurred at least weekly between students, compared with an OECD average of 14 per cent, the Teaching and Learning International Survey (TALIS) found.