theWarehouse: I just hate being treated like a fashion item

Warehouse advertisement from the Sunday magazine August 10th

Warehouse advertisement from the Sunday magazine August 10th

Spotted this in the Sunday Star Magazine this weekend. Apparently the Warehouse can sell you a spade, seedlings, citrus trees, compost and fertilisers, and greenhouses. Well that’s grand, a sustainable life-supporting ecosystem for sale at your local megastore – love it. Except you’ve nicked our bloody branding Stephen!

It’s been happening all year. Companies you’d associated with cars, cows, and coal all jumping on the Green bandwagon. I wonder if the Warehouse are purposefully abandoning their boring old Labour Party colours?

It also occurred to me that this might need a promoter statement! If you’re going to come out in support of a political party like this you need to read the EFA and stay within the law. Surely.

Oh, and true Greenies don’t use artificial fertilisers . . . Possibly

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3 thoughts on “theWarehouse: I just hate being treated like a fashion item

  1. The NZ Woman’s Weekly did a “green’ issue and the Greens benefited hugely across the country. This Warehouse chameleon act will be great for us also. It’s all good and it’s all GREEN. Next, we work on getting the Yellow Pages to come on board 🙂

  2. greenwatching:

    Apparently the Warehouse can sell you a spade

    I thought slavery was illegal in New Zealand.

  3. After sweeping up on my first day at work in an English warehouse, I yelled out “I need a spade to pick up the dirt”

    Then I looked up and saw about ten large West Indians glaring at me …

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