Wholesale Industry News

SWA helps to secure extra financial support for Scotland’s wholesalers

Date: December 17, 2021Leave a comment

The Scottish Wholesale Association has welcomed the news that wholesalers will get access to £8 million supply chain funding from the Scottish Government’s £100 million Omicron business support package. With […]

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Bestway sponsors Plunkett Foundation’s Christmas campaign

Date: December 14, 2021Leave a comment

Bestway Wholesale is sponsoring the Plunkett Foundation’s Christmas fundraising campaign. Founded in 1919, the Plunkett Foundation is a charity that assists communities across the UK in setting up and running […]

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JJ Foodservice introduces employee profit-sharing scheme

Date: December 14, 2021Leave a comment

JJ Foodservice is introducing a discretionary profit-sharing scheme to give employees an amount equal to 5% of the net profit (before tax) of the company for the financial year. The […]

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Surplus stock to shift? Advertise it for free with C&C Management

Date: December 14, 2021Leave a comment

In light of new work-from-home guidance, and the knock-on effect this is having on wholesalers that supply work canteens and office party venues, Cash & Carry Management is offering wholesalers […]

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Booker HGV drivers to strike on 23-24 December

Date: December 12, 2021Leave a comment

Delivery drivers at Booker’s Thamesmead site are to strike on 23-24 December after a pay dispute flared up again. Unite the union accused Booker bosses of ‘bad faith’ for reneging […]

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Parfetts announces Go Local retailer awards

Date: December 8, 2021Leave a comment

Parfetts announced its annual Go Local retailer awards last night (7 December) at the Kimpton Clocktower Hotel in Manchester. The retailers’ innovation, professionalism and commitment to local communities were celebrated, […]

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Parfetts appoints Zoe Taylor as employee voice manager

Date: December 6, 2021Leave a comment

Parfetts has appointed Zoe Taylor to the new role of employee voice manager. Taylor (pictured) has held several roles within Parfetts, most recently business development manager. She will be responsible […]

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SPAR Scotland continues partnership with Scottish FA

Date: December 3, 2021Leave a comment

SPAR Scotland is continuing to support women’s and girls’ football in Scotland through its partnership with the Scottish FA for the next two years. The partnership began in 2019 with […]

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Hancocks owner HB Group is rebranded as World of Sweets

Date: December 3, 2021Leave a comment

IB Group, which incorporates Hancocks and Bonds of London, has been rebranded as World of Sweets. The company is the UK’s number one confectionery distributor, importer and wholesaler, supplying thousands […]

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KeyStore spreads festive cheer to food banks and children’s nurseries

Date: December 3, 2021Leave a comment

For the third year in succession, JW Filshill is encouraging KeyStore retailers to support their local food bank in the run-up to Christmas by placing dumpbins in-store for customers to […]

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James Hall donates a year’s supply of hampers to Lancashire Mind

Date: December 3, 2021Leave a comment

James Hall & Co, SPAR wholesaler for the north of England, has kicked off the season of goodwill with a donation of a year’s supply of home starter hampers for charity […]

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Harlech Foodservice recruits a new head of purchasing & marketing

Date: December 3, 2021Leave a comment

Harlech Foodservice has appointed Matt Flynn as head of purchasing & marketing. He takes charge of the wholesaler’s growth into the North West and Midlands from its new base in […]

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