The first four weeks of Potts’s rein also included numerous tips on what strategies he should adopt from experts in the field.
Head of the food team at Rollits Julian Wild encouraged him to sell off Morrisons’ manufacturing business. City analyst Shore Capital said he should simplify the retailer’s proposition, develop points of difference, review relationships and continue cost-cutting measures.
Readers of FoodManufacture.co.uk commented on Wild’s views to encourage Potts to stick with food manufacturing as it remained the retailer’s best asset and a valuable point of difference.
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