Inside the buyer’s mind…

Every product on a supermarket shelf has been selected by a buyer and presumably gone through the retailer’s screening process in terms of its safety, price point, likely consumer demand and etc.  So it makes us wonder how both Asda and Tesco can both think that a halloween costume based around a ‘mental patient’ and a ‘psycho’ were appropriate products for their stores.  Quite rightly, both have withdrawn the outfit from sale and given money to the mental health charity Mind.

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