Lotteries: could be used to keep ‘bad reasons’ out of decision-making

Making decisions by lottery is often seen as an affront to justice. Witness, for example, the furore over the Camogie Association’s plan to settle (...)

The US company’s line-up ranges from multibillion- dollar businesses including Pampers nappies and Crest toothpaste to obscure or fading brands such as Naomi Campbell perfume and Silvikrin hairspray. Photograph: Getty Images

The consumer goods industry is offering people more products than they want, Procter & Gamble’s chief executive said yesterday as he announced a r(...)