Monthly Archives: September 2014

Horsemeat, Beef lasagne, price and cost

Horsemeat, Beef Lasagne, Price and Cost Confusion There was a recent article in The Times suggesting that the continuous pressure on cost from the leading supermarkets could lead to another horse meat contamination scandal. Although a worrying trend for those … Continue reading

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Tesco, Cost Plus Pricing and Procurement

Tesco has announced a dramatic revision of its financial position, possibly because of its accounting treatment of supplier contribution to promotional campaigns being counted early. Although this is a real challenge for the company, it speaks to a fundamental challenge … Continue reading

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What can we learn from the Scottish Referendum?

It’s not over yet, but watching the Scottish referendum debate is educational about how communication of ideas requires a particular skill set which appears sadly lacking in elements of that discussion. The two campaigns appear to have taken quite different … Continue reading

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