Company after company, council after council and QUANGO after QUANGO are still frittering huge sums of money every year. Many agencies are selling inferior services - unquestioned, unchecked and often unaccountable. There is almost no joined up thinking.
Shoppers are brainwashed into thinking that the giant out-of-town retailers decision to sell all that they do is still giving us choice. The 'habit' has become an 'addiction' ... or has it?