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Third time lucky for Abra Wholesale in Luton?

Date: November 2, 2015Leave a comment

Abra Wholesale, the Edmonton, north London, C&C wholesaler that opened a 55,000 sq ft branch in Luton at the end of July, has lost its second general manager there. The original […]

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Liverpool retailer takes top prize at Bestway awards

Date: October 30, 2015Leave a comment

Liverpool retailer Tharmalingam Gnanachchandran, who trades as the Local Zone, won first prize of £10,000 in Bestway Wholesale’s annual retail development awards held in central London. The total prize value […]

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Own-label initiative launched at Bestway Batleys

Date: October 22, 2015Leave a comment

A sampling programme of Best-in energy drinks has been conducted this week in 10 Bestway and Batleys depots in the run-up to Halloween. The schedule will then be repeated with […]

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FWD pleads with government over school meals policy

Date: October 20, 2015Leave a comment

Foodservice wholesalers are urging the Prime Minister to honour an election pledge to retain the Universal Infant Free School Meals (UIFSM) scheme. According to the Federation of Wholesale Distributors’ chief executive […]

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Double bonus for Parfetts’ Liverpool depot

Date: October 18, 2015Leave a comment

Staff at Parfetts’ Anfield cash & carry have earned an extra bonus by increasing sales by more than 11% over the past year. As an employee-owned concern, the operator pays […]

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Profits roll in for suppliers as Fairway Foodservice hosts another ‘Meet the Member’ event

Date: October 16, 2015Leave a comment

Deals worth more than £520,000 were concluded at the latest ‘Meet the Member’ event arranged by Fairway Foodservice and supported by 38 suppliers. Among the goods on show were 27 […]

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Exclusive: How convenience stores are fighting back against supermarkets

Date: September 17, 2015Leave a comment

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Weekly news summary 17th August 2015

Date: August 14, 2015Leave a comment

HEADLINES THIS WEEK: – TODAY’S GROUP EXPANDS OWN-LABEL RANGE – HMRC ISSUES REGISTRATION REQUEST – PALMER AND HARVEY LAUNCHES RETAILER OF THE MONTH SCHEME

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Weekly news summary 7th August 2015

Date: August 7, 2015Leave a comment

HEADLINES THIS WEEK: – MARKETPLACE POSTS REDUCED LOSSES FOR 2014 – FAIRWAY FOODSERVICE EXTENDS PRODUCT RANGE – BESTWAY GROUP SIMPLIFIES ONLINE ORDERING

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Weekly news summary 30th July 2015

Date: July 30, 2015Leave a comment

HEADLINES THIS WEEK: – CREED FOODSERVICE REPORTS ‘MAJOR PERFORMANCE IMPROVEMENTS’ – THOMSONS FOODSERVICE POSTS 20% TURNOVER INCREASE – BIRCHALL FOODSERVICE JOINS THE CATERING MARK SUPPLIER SCHEME

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Weekly news summary 23rd July 2015

Date: July 23, 2015Leave a comment

HEADLINES THIS WEEK: – PRICECHECK JOINS TODAY’S GROUP – MARK AYLWIN NAMED MD OF MUSGRAVE GB – JJ FOOD SERVICE PUTS MORE EMPHASIS ON FRESH MEAT

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Weekly news summary 17th July 2015

Date: July 17, 2015Leave a comment

HEADLINES THIS WEEK: – HULLEYS FROZEN FOODS BOUGHT BY KITWAVE – INVERARITY MORTON LAUNCHES CRAFT BEER RANGE – FIVE EMPLOYEES COMPLETE 20 YEARS’ SERVICE WITH WING YIP – KFF SUPPLIES KENT PRODUCE TO […]

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