Wholesale Industry News

Hardy Brothers and Cyprofood sign up with Sugro

Date: December 22, 2020Leave a comment

Sugro UK has recruited two new members – Hardy Brothers and Cyprofood – taking the group’s collective turnover to more than £1.4 billion. A spokesperson for Northern Ireland based Hardy […]

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Register now to avoid EU duty on goods destined for Northern Ireland

Date: December 21, 2020Leave a comment

Businesses moving goods into Northern Ireland from Great Britain are urged to sign up to the new UK Trader Scheme (UKTS) to ensure that they do not pay tariffs on […]

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SPAR brings Christmas sandwich cheer to Marie Curie

Date: December 21, 2020Leave a comment

SPAR is donating sandwiches and treats to nurses and staff at several Marie Curie hospices across the UK. In addition, the convenience store group is donating 10p from the sale […]

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Brakes fulfils pledge to remove problematic plastic from own-brand range

Date: December 19, 2020Leave a comment

Brakes has fulfilled its pledge to remove all hard-to-recycle black plastic from its own-brand range by the end of 2020. The wholesaler, which has the largest private label foodservice brand […]

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Nisa retailers donate £165,000 to good causes during second lockdown

Date: December 19, 2020Leave a comment

Almost £165,000 has been donated to good causes by Nisa retailers during England’s second lockdown period. Between 5 November and 2 December, 212 stores made a total of 329 donations […]

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Bestway Wholesale acquires Costcutter Supermarkets Group

Date: December 18, 2020Leave a comment

Bestway Wholesale has announced agreement for the acquisition of Costcutter Supermarkets Group (CSG) from Bibby Line Group. Under the terms of the acquisition, which is subject to approval by the […]

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Filshill upgrades delivery fleet with more fuel-efficient lorries

Date: December 18, 2020Leave a comment

Glasgow-based wholesaler JW Filshill has upgraded its fleet of vehicles as it ramps up its commitment to sustainability. The company has invested around £600,000 in three 18-tonne and two 26-tonne […]

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Two more wholesalers join Confex buying group

Date: December 15, 2020Leave a comment

Confex has confirmed that Holland Bazaar and Randalls have joined the group, taking the total number of new recruits this year to 15. Holland Bazaar is a £100 million turnover […]

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Clearance specialist Baileys opens new depot in Ledbury

Date: December 14, 2020Leave a comment

Abergavenny-based Baileys is opening a new 14,000 sq ft C&C/wholesale warehouse in Ledbury, Herefordshire, today (14 December). The company specialises in short-dated products, as well as long-dated clearance parcels. Its […]

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Magical Moments Christmas campaign launched by Nisa

Date: December 10, 2020Leave a comment

Nisa has launched a ‘Magical Moments’ Christmas campaign, encouraging shoppers to share their special moments. Hosted on the Nisa Locally website www.nisalocally.co.uk/magical-moments/, the campaign invites customers to submit their memorable […]

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SWA helps to secure £5 million for Scottish wholesalers hit by lockdowns

Date: December 5, 2020Leave a comment

A £5 million Scottish Wholesale Food and Drink Resilience Fund has been established by the Scottish Government to help wholesalers affected by Coronavirus restrictions. This sector-specific aid follows months of […]

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Hancocks acquires new warehouse in Worksop to support online business

Date: December 2, 2020Leave a comment

Hancocks has acquired a 140,000 sq ft warehouse and distribution centre in Manton Wood, Worksop, to support the growth of its online channel www.hancocks.co.uk. During 2020, the confectionery specialist’s online […]

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