It is today being reported that Pokemon GO has spiked power bank sales across JB Hi Fi, Office Works and Kogan. Kogan in particular have confirmed that sales of power banks have risen by over 200% since the game released in July 6th.
“The Pokemon Go craze has taken the need for a Power Bank to the next level,” Kogan’s head of products Russell Proud said.
Kogan founder and CEO Ruslan Kogan said: “I’m too old to understand what’s going on here. The last game I played on my phone was Snake.”