SAINSBURY’S confronted an irate reaction from angry parents after stores came up short on Mog the cat – only ten days after the Christmas advert advancing the cuddly toy broadcasted. Chiefs at the general store chain have been blamed for “letting down kids” after they were left not able to adapt to the demand of the £10 moggy – with punters now making nine time mores than they paid for the toy on online websites.
The soft toy, which goes with the hit Sainsbury’ bubbly advert showing Mog the cat as she saves Christmas’ subsequent to destroying its proprietors’ home, has been an amazement hits following the advert hit TV screens not long ago. Customers have purchased a large number of Mog and the going with book Mog’s Christmas Calamity by writer Judith Kerr for £3, with benefits going to Save the Children.
In any case, managers at the store, which has 1,2000 markets over the UK, have now conceded that it just had a “limited supply,” which implies general stores running low on Mog won’t be getting any bigger number of the cuddly toys – leaving a huge number of punters frustrated. Joanne DeBarro wrote on Sainsbury’s Facebook account: “What a disgrace Sainsbury’s you have bombshell 100’s of kids each time I see your Mog advert will make me consider what number of kids you have let down this Christmas. What a disgrace.”
Mother Emma-Louise Wright said: “My daughter was disheartened they weren’t in store today, was told there will be no more – and we discovered them on eBay for £35!!! “On the off chance that you’re going to make an advert promoting this item, ensure you have enough in stock!” Another customer Roanne Arsali was advised her neighborhood store in Nottingham had come up short on Mogs. She thought of: “I’d truly like a Mog for my girl for Xmas. None left in my neighborhood store today.”
Furthermore, Aimee Chisnall said notwithstanding shopping in Sainsbury’s consistently, she couldn’t get her hands on a Mog. She included: “My 2 young men are gutted. Was told by Ashton stores just 150 were conveyed and they sold out in 60 minutes!”