Supermarket bosses are a lot more hands-on these days, especially the charismatic Superquinn chairman Feargal Quinn. The elder statesman was feeling in benevolent mood recently when he ruffled a young lad's hair who was standing at the deli counter of one of his stores. "What are you doing sonny?" enquired Quinn. "I'm shopping with my mum." "Shouldn't you be at school?" "I was sent home because I've got nits," replied the little lad. Nice. {{COUNTERPOINT }}