Wal-Mart pulled out all the stops at its all-singing and dancing shareholder jamboree in Arkansas when it wheeled in Taylor Hicks, the new American Idol, and Beyoncé (The Independent and Financial Times). But both performances paled next to the Stock Arranging Blues, in which performers whizzed around stage on shopping trolleys belting out songs about how shoppers who "stop to buy a Milky Way, discover we have Chardonnay". In the UK, Northern Foods' torrid time continued as ­Deutsche Bank became the latest broker to recommend selling the shares (The Independent); McDonald's laughed off the health police with the launch of the Bigger Big Mac for the World Cup (The Independent); and OFT chief executive John Fingleton was under fire (The Mail on Sunday) for reportedly saying he'd be happy to see corner shops and supermarket sup­pliers forced out of business if the savings were passed on to consumers (The Financial Mail).Meanwhile, the speculation over who would replace Bob Stott at Morrisons continued with The Mail on Sunday tipping Heineken's chief operating officer, Marc Bolland. In the Sunday Telegraph, the big story was the 30% hike in shipping faced by the UK industry in importing goods from Asia. And, in a novel bid to inject more life into NPD, Kraft chief executive Roger Deromedi appealed to the public for new product and packaging ideas (The Financial Times). Isn't that supposed to be the supplier's job?