Wholesale Industry News

Achievers honours Scottish wholesale industry’s wholesalers and suppliers

Date: February 23, 2024Leave a comment

Scotland’s most innovative, forward-thinking and resilient wholesalers were recognised last night (22 February) at the Scottish Wholesale Achievers Awards. The top suppliers were also honoured, in recognition of the importance […]

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Regal unveils a new look as part of growth plans

Date: February 16, 2024Leave a comment

Regal, a wholesale distributor of paper, household, grocery, janitorial, toiletries and health & beauty products, has revealed a fresh new look as a key part of the company’s ambitious growth […]

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Sugro offers digital signage solutions in partnership with Add Vision

Date: February 16, 2024Leave a comment

Sugro has joined forces with Add Vision to provide members and their retail customers with digital signage solutions. The Add Vision digital signage offering includes PoS screens, menu display boards, […]

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AF Blakemore invests in its first electric HGVs

Date: February 12, 2024Leave a comment

AF Blakemore & Son has added two state-of-the-art electric HGVs to its fleet, marking a significant step towards its commitment to sustainable operations. The zero-emission vehicles, supplied by Hartshorne Group […]

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Parfetts supports growth of The Local fascia with key appointment

Date: February 12, 2024Leave a comment

Parfetts has promoted Leona Starzec to key account manager to support the growth of its off-licence symbol fascia, The Local. Starzec (pictured) joined Parfetts in August 2023, and her hard […]

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NBC strengthens head office team

Date: February 12, 2024Leave a comment

National Buying Consortium (NBC) has announced two new recruits to its head office team. Helen Skidmore joins the National Distribution Network (NDN) team as customer services supervisor, taking over day-to-day […]

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Fairway Foodservice promotes Troy McKee to purchasing director

Date: February 12, 2024Leave a comment

Fairway Foodservice has promoted Troy McKee to purchasing director. Formerly purchasing manager, McKee (pictured) has been with Fairway for seven-and-a-half years. Prior to that, he worked for Country Range Group […]

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Confex and Jisp launch loyalty club with shared return on investment

Date: February 12, 2024Leave a comment

Confex has announced a partnership with Jisp to launch its own wholesale loyalty and rewards platform for its members and their retailers. The new ‘Confex Savings Club powered by Jisp’ […]

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Women in Wholesale increases mentoring capacity

Date: February 6, 2024Leave a comment

Women in Wholesale’s Speed Mentoring event returns for 2024 with more mentors than ever before. Following increased support from the FWD, the annual event will now feature 14 mentors – […]

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SPAR UK supports schools with sports day grants

Date: February 5, 2024Leave a comment

Following the success of last year’s school sports day grants campaign, SPAR UK is offering another £50,000 to support schools in their local communities across the UK. The 2024 SPAR […]

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Country Range latest business development days attract 150 people

Date: February 5, 2024Leave a comment

More than 150 member wholesalers and suppliers attended Country Range Group’s (CRG) latest Business Development Days, held at Doncaster Racecourse on 30-31 January. Delegates were able to sample a wide […]

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James Hall & Co to host new SPAR Transform retailer event

Date: February 5, 2024Leave a comment

James Hall & Co is to host a new one-day retailer event in April for current and prospective SPAR independents. SPAR Transform will bring together retailers from across the North […]

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