Wholesale Industry News

Nisa appoints new lead for Northern Ireland operation

Date: January 5, 2022Leave a comment

Nisa Retail has appointed Nigel Maxwell to head up its Northern Ireland operation. Maxwell (pictured) joins the organisation from Supervalu and Centra – part of the Musgrave retail and wholesale […]

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Unitas Wholesale updates Plan for Profit website

Date: January 5, 2022Leave a comment

Unitas Wholesale has updated its Plan for Profit website. There is a new planogram layout, making the plans even easier to navigate and view online. Retailers can search for their […]

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Caterforce seeks a new trading controller

Date: January 3, 2022Leave a comment

Caterforce, which is based in Macclesfield, is recruiting a new trading controller. Managing director Gary Mullineux said: “We are looking for a skilled category buyer to join our trading team […]

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Former Nisa-Today’s managing director Rodney Hunt dies

Date: January 2, 2022Leave a comment

Cash & Carry Management regrets to report that Rodney Hunt, the former long-serving managing director of Nisa-Today’s, has died. Hunt (pictured) was Nisa-Today’s first managing director when the organisation was […]

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Pricecheck’s Debbie Harrison awarded an OBE

Date: January 1, 2022Leave a comment

Debbie Harrison, joint managing director of Pricecheck, has been awarded an OBE for services to international trade in the New Year Honours list. “I’m incredibly humbled and proud to be […]

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JJ Foodservice invests to improve the customer experience

Date: December 29, 2021Leave a comment

JJ Foodservice is taking several steps to enhance its customer service in the New Year. The wholesaler’s customers will soon be able to ‘Live Chat’ directly with customer services from […]

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Morrisons drops objection to Morris & Son logo

Date: December 27, 2021Leave a comment

A ‘David and Goliath’ battle between Morrisons and Barnsley-based wholesaler Morris & Son over a new logo has ended after the supermarket giant dropped the case. Andy Needham, managing director […]

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Filshill appoints Rory Galbraith as a category buyer

Date: December 24, 2021Leave a comment

Glasgow-based wholesaler JW Filshill has appointed Rory Galbraith as a category buyer. Galbraith (pictured) previously spent three years at bus builder Alexander Dennis in various positions, including commodity buyer and […]

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Confex to go live with direct-to-consumer website in January

Date: December 24, 2021Leave a comment

Confex is launching Confex Direct, a direct-to-consumer website, in January. Confex Direct (www.confexdirect.com) will give consumers the opportunity to buy snacks, crisps and drinks at up to 20% less than […]

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Unitas Wholesale names new board members

Date: December 23, 2021Leave a comment

Unitas Wholesale has increased the number of positions on its board to reflect better the contribution made to the group by its largest members. Michael Skelton, managing director of Savage […]

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Nisa commits to selling eggs that are free-range only

Date: December 21, 2021Leave a comment

From the end of the year, all eggs offered by Nisa – via both depot and direct-to-store suppliers – will be free-range. All Co-op own-brand eggs are already free-range and […]

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Booker HGV drivers suspend strike planned for 23-24 December

Date: December 21, 2021Leave a comment

The strike planned for 23-24 December by 45 delivery drivers at Booker’s Thamesmead site has been suspended until 31 January. The two-day strike could have hit deliveries to 1,500 convenience […]

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