Statisticians and data analysts have been left completely baffled at the strongly correlated sales data of two South Australian icons.
For decades, sales records the Hills Hoist and Cask Wine have been so steadily allied, it has been hailed as a great statistical mystery.
A comprehensive state government funded study at a cost of $3 million is now being undertaken by international experts in aims to uncover the cause.
‘Completely shocked’, said world leading data analyst Matt Numberman. ‘It’s almost as if these two items are utilised together in some way, but clearly that could not be the case’.