J Sainsbury has spent much of the week explaining its policy on packaging up various items to confused shoppers. This morning, it may find it easier to explain the same principle to shareholders, writes Matthew Vincent.On Tuesday, the supermarket group had to address a series of questions on Twitter about the #pointlessplastics apparently used to wrap its “organic” coconuts. As one customer asked: “Was a coconut shell not good enough protection?” Just a day earlier, it had been asked to clarify how its pikelets – think hybrid pancake/crumpets – had turned up in Sainsbury’s wrappers but on Asda’s shelves, and for 10p less than in its own stores.Today, however, its third quarter trading update has packaged together food, supermarket and Argos general merchandise and clothing sales – and
Chris Nuttall considers the following as important: Opening Quote, Uncategorised
This could be interesting, too:
Alexandra Scaggs writes Thought for the weekend
Sujeet Indap writes Jonathan Knee explains 25 years of Wall Street’s evolution
Paul Murphy writes The Beaufort sting
Thomas Hale writes The green multiplier effect
J Sainsbury has spent much of the week explaining its policy on packaging up...