Wholesale Industry News

Filshill appoints new regional and area development managers

Date: August 5, 2020Leave a comment

JW Filshill has bolstered its team in response to considerable sales growth during the Coronavirus lockdown period. Elaine Feeney (pictured) joins the Glasgow-based wholesaler as regional development manager covering the […]

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Unitas launches a new magazine for customers of out-of-home members

Date: August 5, 2020Leave a comment

Unitas Wholesale is launching a new magazine, website and app next month for customers of its foodservice and on-trade members. Bar & Kitchen replaces the group’s existing out-of-home publications, Caterer […]

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Kholsa Wines becomes a member of Sugro

Date: August 5, 2020Leave a comment

Khosla Wines, an on-trade and off-trade C&C/wholesaler based in Hayes, Middlesex, has joined Sugro UK. Khosla Wines is a beers, wines and spirits specialist with a 400-strong customer base and […]

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Face masks mandatory in cash & carries from Saturday 8 August

Date: August 4, 2020Leave a comment

With effect from Saturday 8 August, anyone visiting a cash & carry/wholesale depot must wear a face mask, the Cabinet Office has confirmed. In guidance updated on 31 July, the […]

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Parfetts prepares for a second wave with increased stockholding

Date: August 4, 2020Leave a comment

Parfetts has completed preparations for a possible second wave of COVID-19 and associated regional or national lockdowns. The C&C/wholesaler, which operates from seven depots and is focused mainly on retail, […]

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Unitas approves Henderson Technology as EPoS supplier

Date: August 4, 2020Leave a comment

Unitas Wholesale has named Henderson Technology as an approved EPoS supplier for its members’ customers. Darren Nickels, retail technology operations director at Henderson, said: “We are delighted to have been […]

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Lomond cuts prices on bestsellers and thanks organisations for support

Date: August 3, 2020Leave a comment

Lomond – The Wholesale Food Co has launched a ‘Welcome Back, Give Back’ campaign, slashing the prices on bestselling products to help customers boost margins as they reopen. Running until […]

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CJ Lang appoints former KPMG retail head as non-exec director

Date: August 3, 2020Leave a comment

CJ Lang and Son has appointed David McCorquodale (pictured), formerly UK head of retail at KPMG, as a non-executive director. CJ Lang’s chairman Jim Hepburn commented: “It is great news […]

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CJ Lang achieves the RoSPA President’s Award

Date: July 30, 2020Leave a comment

CJ Lang and Son has received a RoSPA President’s Health and Safety Award for demonstrating high standards across the business. The President’s Award was presented to the company after it […]

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Bestway confirms closure of Plymouth depot on 2 September

Date: July 27, 2020Leave a comment

Bestway Wholesale has confirmed that it is closing its cash & carry depot in Plymouth on 2 September. It is also in consultation with employees about cuts to its retail […]

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Philippe Rondepierre joins Snappy Shopper as marketing director

Date: July 22, 2020Leave a comment

Snappy Shopper, the fast-growing mobile app and web-based convenience store home delivery platform, has appointed Philippe Rondepierre as marketing director. Rondepierre (pictured) will join the company in September from Nisa, […]

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Sugro networking event facilitates 400 meetings

Date: July 22, 2020Leave a comment

Sugro UK ran its first Networking Event using Web real-time communication (WebRTC) on 14-15 July. The event gave wholesalers and suppliers an opportunity to host one-to-one video meetings quickly and […]

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