Wholesale Industry News

Darren Goldney urges government to give wholesalers business rates relief

Date: June 23, 2020Leave a comment

The lack of financial support for wholesalers during the COVID-19 crisis has been highlighted by Darren Goldney, managing director of Unitas Wholesale, in an open letter to the Government. Goldney […]

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Bidfood consults with employees about redundancies

Date: June 22, 2020Leave a comment

Bidfood is in consultation with hundreds of its employees about redundancies. CEO Andrew Selley told Cash & Carry Management: “COVID-19 has had a devastating effect on the hospitality industry and […]

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Hundreds face redundancy as Brakes plans closure of two depots

Date: June 22, 2020Leave a comment

Brakes is proposing to close its Thorpe and Coventry depots, with the hundreds of employees who worked there facing redundancy. Both sites have been closed since April due to the […]

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CJ Lang launches click & collect from Dundee distribution centre

Date: June 19, 2020Leave a comment

CJ Lang and Son has launched a click & collect service aimed at providing trade customers with a full ambient range and selected chilled products. Operating from its 180,000 sq […]

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Wing Yip completes expansion of Croydon site

Date: June 19, 2020Leave a comment

Wing Yip has completed its £16 million expansion of its Croydon store. The revamp includes a new cold warehouse, entrance lobby, extended shopfloor and additional parking. The shopfloor and warehouse […]

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C&C Management offers free recruitment adverts to wholesalers

Date: June 17, 2020Leave a comment

Cash & Carry Management is offering wholesalers free recruitment advertisements on its website. It is also offering those people who have recently been made redundant by wholesalers the chance to […]

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Confex launches new Core own-brand range

Date: June 17, 2020Leave a comment

Confex has announced the launch of a new own-brand range, Core. The new range encompasses 275 products, which will be available to members by January 2021. “This own-brand will continue […]

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Filshill No.1 for eighth year in a row in Advantage Group report

Date: June 16, 2020Leave a comment

JW Filshill and its convenience store group KeyStore have been ranked number one by suppliers in an independent UK-wide industry survey. The Advantage Group Report, which asks suppliers to rate […]

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Unitas advises retailers to focus on key areas to retain customers

Date: June 15, 2020Leave a comment

Food to go, home delivery and great service are three key areas that convenience retailers should focus on to retain customers as lockdown eases, says John Kinney (pictured), sales & […]

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Nisa promotes Father’s Day online and in store

Date: June 15, 2020Leave a comment

Nisa is supporting its retailers with a selection of deals on Father’s Day gifts to help them make the most of sales opportunities in the run-up to the event on […]

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CJ Lang boosts sales to independent retailers and company-owned stores

Date: June 15, 2020Leave a comment

CJ Lang and Son, the SPAR wholesaler in Scotland, achieved a 6% increase in sales to independent customers and a 7% rise in like-for-like sales to company-owned stores in the […]

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SPAR stores support volunteer shoppers for three more charities

Date: June 11, 2020Leave a comment

Following the success of the shop-and-pay structure for people who are shielding introduced with Royal Voluntary Service, over 700 SPAR stores in England and Wales are now also supporting volunteers […]

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