Wholesale Industry News

Henderson Group named Responsible Business Champions

Date: October 19, 2020Leave a comment

Northern Ireland business Henderson Group has been honoured twice in Business in the Community’s Responsible Business Awards 2020. Both the Wholesale and Technology divisions have been named Responsible Business Champions […]

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Wing Yip confirms continuation of industrial placement programme

Date: October 19, 2020Leave a comment

Wing Yip has confirmed that it will continue to run its annual industrial placement programme in partnership with Loughborough University, in spite of the challenges caused by the COVID-19 crisis. […]

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Kitwave Wholesale strengthens its finance team

Date: October 19, 2020Leave a comment

Kitwave Wholesale Group, an independent business with 27 depots throughout the UK, has strengthened its finance team. The North Shields-based delivered wholesaler has appointed Mark Earl as group financial controller, […]

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Former MD of Costco Francis Ball made an MBE

Date: October 16, 2020Leave a comment

Francis Ball (pictured), who was managing director of Costco UK from 1993 to 2006, has been awarded an MBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours. Ball, who was also chairman of […]

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Harlech Foodservice wins £3.5 million-a-year deal to supply Hickory’s

Date: October 14, 2020Leave a comment

Harlech Foodservice has won a £3.5 million-a-year deal to supply US-style BBQ restaurant chain Hickory’s Smokehouse with a selection of beef, pork and chicken. The announcement follows news that Harlech […]

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HT Drinks opens second cash & carry in Birmingham

Date: October 13, 2020Leave a comment

HT Drinks has announced the opening of its new central Birmingham depot, previously Maini Cash & Carry. The branch at 47 MacDonald Street – near to Birmingham New Street Station […]

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C&C Management continues to offer free adverts to wholesalers

Date: October 9, 2020Leave a comment

In light of tighter restrictions being imposed on the hospitality sector, particularly in Scotland, and the knock-on effect this is having on wholesalers, just a reminder that Cash & Carry […]

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Unitas MD lashes out at the Chancellor and Tesco management

Date: October 9, 2020Leave a comment

Darren Goldney, managing director of Unitas Wholesale, has lashed out at the Government’s £600 million award of business rates relief to Tesco, which yesterday announced a £551 million profit during […]

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Caterforce appoints TWC to delve into its data

Date: October 8, 2020Leave a comment

Caterforce has appointed data and digital experts TWC to launch a new sales data reporting tool. The news follows a recent announcement that Confex is using TWC for a similar […]

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Bestway to close its Batleys Coventry depot

Date: October 8, 2020Leave a comment

Bestway Wholesale has confirmed that it will be closing its Batleys depot in Walsgrave, Coventry, and has embarked on a consultation process with the employees. An exact date for the […]

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Richard Bone of Bestway to replace Andrew Thewlis at Unitas

Date: October 7, 2020Leave a comment

Andrew Thewlis (pictured), finance director of Unitas Wholesale, will be leaving the group at the end of February. His replacement will be Richard Bone, currently financial controller of Bestway, who […]

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SWA calls for financial support package to include wholesalers

Date: October 7, 2020Leave a comment

The Scottish Wholesale Association (SWA) has called on the Scottish Government to ensure that the financial support package announced in light of new temporary restrictions covers food and drink wholesalers, […]

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