New members applaud the SWA for its help during pandemic

Date: January 20, 2021Leave a comment

Nearly 30 wholesalers have joined the Scottish Wholesale Association in recent months. The Association reported that many of the wholesalers chose to sign up to the SWA as a direct […]

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Hancocks expands vegan confectionery range in-store and online

Date: January 20, 2021Leave a comment

Hancocks has expanded its range of vegan-friendly products both in-store and online. The wholesaler is working with some of the UK’s top vegan confectionery brands, including Creative Nature Superfoods, The […]

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Core 300-strong own-brand range now available to Confex members

Date: January 20, 2021Leave a comment

Core, an own-brand range of more than 300 products across the ambient, chilled, frozen and non-food categories, is now available to Confex members. Business development manager Matt Norman said: “Members […]

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Barr Soft Drinks supports new KA flavours with GRM Daily partnership

Date: January 19, 2021Leave a comment

Barr Soft Drinks has launched three new full-sugar variants of KA, the UK’s No.1 Caribbean soft drink. The introduction of Tropical Krush, Strawberry Soda and Citrus Punch flavours is designed […]

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Gurms joins Parfetts as trading director from Hyperama

Date: January 19, 2021Leave a comment

Parfetts has appointed Gurminder Athwal (pictured) as trading director to support its plans for further expansion. Athwal – or ‘Gurms’ as he is known – was formerly at Hyperama for […]

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Steve Pursey wins Nescafé Gold Blend ‘Win A Van’ competition

Date: January 14, 2021Leave a comment

Bristol retailer and sub-postmaster Steve Pursey (pictured) has won the Nescafé Gold Blend ‘Win A Van’ competition, which ran in the fourth quarter of 2020. Such was the success of […]

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Jason Langmead of VWT becomes new chairman of NBC

Date: January 11, 2021Leave a comment

National Buying Consortium (NBC) has announced the appointment of Jason Langmead as its new chairman, replacing Stuart Lane. Langmead (right), who has over 35 years of trade experience in the […]

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New Nescafé Gold Blend competition for C&C/wholesale customers

Date: January 8, 2021Leave a comment

Following the success of its Nescafé Gold Blend ‘Win A Van’ competition last year, Nestlé is launching a new competition giving cash & carry/wholesale customers the chance to win £1,000 […]

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SPAR partners with Instagram influencer The Fitness Chef

Date: January 5, 2021Leave a comment

SPAR has joined forces with social media influencer Graeme Tomlinson, aka The Fitness Chef, for the month of January. Through its partnership with the nutrition coach and personal trainer, SPAR […]

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Smint highlights in-home consumption occasions with ‘Fresh Moments’ campaign

Date: January 5, 2021Leave a comment

Smint is back on screens this January with its ‘Fresh Moments’ campaign. Worth £5.8 million (IRI), Smint is a big player in refreshment but sales across the category fell over the course […]

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Nisa healthy living event taps into New Year resolutions

Date: January 4, 2021Leave a comment

As shoppers begin the new year by committing to healthy eating and fitness regimes, Nisa retailers are offering a range of deals on superfoods and snacking. The healthy living event […]

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STL recruits David Tomlinson to look after wholesale and retail clients

Date: January 4, 2021Leave a comment

STL has appointed David Tomlinson as account manager responsible for taking care of its existing wholesale and retail customers. Most recently business development manager at Tierney’s Office Automation, Tomlinson also […]

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