Bidfood and Country Range also now on TWC Sound Bites

Date: May 24, 2020Leave a comment

Andrew Selley, chief executive of Bidfood, and Coral Rose, managing director of Country Range Group, have joined other senior executives on TWC’s YouTube channel to talk about how their businesses […]

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Wholesalers in the British Isles tackle the impact of lockdown

Date: May 23, 2020Leave a comment

Wholesalers in the British Isles have their own unique challenges, including different lockdown rules than those in England. Kirsti Sharratt, managing editor of Cash & Carry Management, spoke to VWT […]

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JJ invests in smaller vehicles for home deliveries in London

Date: May 21, 2020Leave a comment

JJ Foodservice has invested in a dozen smaller vehicles to support its direct-to-consumer business in London, which now offers same-day deliveries.  Head of operations Sedat Kaan Hendekli said: “Our new […]

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Burton’s introduces better-value Maryland Cookies PMPs

Date: May 20, 2020Leave a comment

Burton’s Biscuit Company is introducing a range of larger, better value, price-marked Maryland Cookies packs, available exclusively to the convenience channel. Available from mid-June, the new 200g £1 PMP range […]

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Nisa joins the FWD to add weight to lobbying power

Date: May 20, 2020Leave a comment

Nisa Retail has joined the Federation of Wholesale Distributors, adding its weight to the trade association’s lobbying power. Nisa, which was acquired by Co-op in 2018, supplies more than 4,500 […]

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FWD calls for specific wholesaler aid from the Government

Date: May 20, 2020Leave a comment

Wholesalers should have access to the same government support as the retail, hospitality and leisure businesses they supply, the Federation of Wholesale Distributors has told an influential committee of MPs. […]

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Wholesalers urged to join singing fundraiser for Teenage Cancer Trust

Date: May 20, 2020Leave a comment

Mike O’Leary, company secretary at Kent-based fruit and veg wholesaler Hars & Hagebauer, is challenging the community to sing their favourite song, share it on Facebook and nominate three friends […]

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Sales of ACE with virus-busting ingredient rise by 200%

Date: May 19, 2020Leave a comment

ACE, the laundry and cleaning brand, has seen a 200% uplift in sales across Europe since the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic began, thanks to unique bleaching agent found in […]

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COVID-19 Statutory Sick Pay scheme to launch on 26 May

Date: May 19, 2020Leave a comment

A new online service will be launched on 26 May for small and medium-sized employers to recover Statutory Sick Pay (SSP) payments they have made to their employees. The Coronavirus […]

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Pricecheck doubles its warehouse capacity

Date: May 19, 2020Leave a comment

International FMCG wholesaler and distributor Pricecheck has doubled its warehouse capacity by leasing the former Maplin headquarters in Manvers, South Yorkshire. The lease of the 197,425 sq ft building means […]

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Tobacco track & trace: rigorous enforcement from 20 May

Date: May 19, 2020Leave a comment

Wholesalers of tobacco products may have to turn customers away empty-handed when the new track & trace rules come into force on 20 May. Under the tobacco track & trace […]

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Aoife Kenny appointed head of foodservice at AF Blakemore

Date: May 18, 2020Leave a comment

Aoife Kenny has been appointed head of foodservice at AF Blakemore, taking over from Caoire Blakemore who is now on maternity leave. Kenny (pictured) has previously held senior roles at […]

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