Wholesale Industry News

Hancocks to reopen three more branches on 18 May

Date: May 15, 2020Leave a comment

Following the successful reopening of Hancocks’ Manchester cash & carry earlier this month, the company will reopen three more of its branches on Monday 18 May. The depots in Birmingham, […]

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Key issues of COVID-19 discussed by FWD members

Date: May 15, 2020Leave a comment

The FWD has held an online event for wholesalers and suppliers to discuss key issues pertaining to COVID-19. The hour-long event brought together more than 130 industry figures to talk […]

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Don Wouhra of East End Foods passes away

Date: May 14, 2020Leave a comment

Don Wouhra (pictured), managing director of East End Foods, has died after a recent illness. He was the youngest of the five brothers who founded in 1972 the East Ends […]

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SPAR Scotland rolls out Snappy Shopper home delivery service

Date: May 14, 2020Leave a comment

Following successful trials, SPAR Scotland is rolling out the Snappy Shopper service in the coming weeks. Snappy Shopper is a rapidly growing home delivery platform specifically designed for the convenience […]

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Confex, Boost Drinks and DCS also now on TWC Sound Bites

Date: May 14, 2020Leave a comment

TWC has recently added three new Sound Bites from wholesalers and suppliers to its YouTube channel to highlight how industry influencers are reacting and adapting to these fast-moving times. The […]

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SWA ‘bitterly disappointed’ that DRS draft regulations are passed

Date: May 14, 2020Leave a comment

The Scottish Wholesale Association (SWA) has said it is “bitterly disappointed” that the deposit return scheme (DRS) draft regulations have been passed by the Scottish Parliament during the Coronavirus disruption. […]

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United Wholesale (Scotland) deep-cleans its three C&C depots

Date: May 11, 2020Leave a comment

United Wholesale (Scotland), the Glasgow-based delivered wholesaler and cash & carry business, has implemented deep cleansing of its three depots uilising new bio-fogging technology (used in hospitals) with the aid […]

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mypubshop initiative gains further industry backing

Date: May 11, 2020Leave a comment

The mypubshop initiative that enables pubs to trade as food shops has reported a flying start and gained further industry backing. The mypubshop platform, powered by StarStock, gives pubs nationwide […]

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Bestway bolsters support for The Felix Project

Date: May 11, 2020Leave a comment

Bestway Wholesale, which was the 10th biggest food donator to The Felix Project last year, continues to support the charity during the Coronavirus crisis.  The Felix Project collects fresh, nutritious […]

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Costco UK offers grocery delivery to members

Date: May 6, 2020Leave a comment

Costco UK has introduced a grocery delivery service for members and online subscribers. The delivery fee is £5.99 per order but no minimum spend is required. Estimated delivery time is […]

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Hancocks reopens its Manchester branch today (4 May)

Date: May 4, 2020Leave a comment

Hancocks is reopening its Manchester depot on reduced hours from today. The store will be open Monday to Friday from 10am to 4pm. A company statement said: “Thank you to […]

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Top executives of Filshill, Unitas, JJ, Parfetts – all on TWC Sound Bites

Date: May 2, 2020Leave a comment

To highlight how wholesaler CEOs and industry influencers are reacting and adapting to these fast-moving times, TWC has launched Sound Bites on its own YouTube channel. The content so far […]

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