Confex members highlight increasing importance of B2C to wholesalers

Date: November 16, 2020Leave a comment

Some 98% of people believe that selling direct to the consumer will become important within wholesale over the next five years. That was the finding in a poll of delegates […]

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£1 PMPs on Diet Coke, Fanta and Dr Pepper for a limited time

Date: November 12, 2020Leave a comment

Coca-Cola European Partners has reduced the recommended price points on price-marked 500ml bottles of Diet Coke, Fanta, Fanta Zero, Dr Pepper and Dr Pepper Zero for a limited time. The […]

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Bidfood launches new consumer website and offers free delivery

Date: November 11, 2020Leave a comment

Bidfood has announced the national roll-out of ‘Bidfood at home’, its new consumer shopping platform. The click & collect and home delivery service, first launched in March to help consumers […]

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Brakes charity acts to help hungry children this Christmas

Date: November 10, 2020Leave a comment

Meals & More, the charity started by Brakes, has called on the Government to go even further to help hungry children this Christmas. While welcoming the Government’s announcement of a […]

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Appleby Westward strengthens its executive team

Date: November 10, 2020Leave a comment

Appleby Westward, the regional distribution company for over 300 SPAR stores in the south-west, has announced three new key appointments. Alyn Saunders (right) has joined the business in the newly-created […]

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Turner Price co-founder Trevor Harrison dies

Date: November 10, 2020Leave a comment

It is with regret that we report the death of Trevor Harrison, director of foodservice wholesaler Turner Price. Harrison (pictured) founded Turner Price with his business partner David Gould in […]

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Claire Williams joins Zest Food Partners as marketing director

Date: November 9, 2020Leave a comment

Claire Williams, formerly group marketing manager at Caterforce, has joined Zest Food Partners as marketing director. Williams (pictured) brings to the role specific knowledge of the independent foodservice market and […]

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Mondelez launches Creme Egg promotion and Mini Eggs tablet

Date: November 6, 2020Leave a comment

In a promotion running from 26 December, Mondelez is inviting shoppers to unwrap a shiny ‘Golden Goobilee Creme Egg’ in their local store to win a jackpot of £5,000. Designed […]

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Pricecheck named as company to inspire Britain

Date: November 5, 2020Leave a comment

Global FMCG wholesaler and distributor Pricecheck has been identified as one of the London Stock Exchange’s ‘1000 Companies to Inspire Britain’ for the third year running. The report recognises the […]

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SWA and other Scottish organisations warn PM about no-deal Brexit

Date: November 5, 2020Leave a comment

The Scottish Wholesale Association (SWA) and 10 other leading food, drink, seafood and farming organisations in Scotland have written to the Prime Minister Boris Johnson to warn of the “perilous […]

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CJ Lang continues turnaround and rolls out initiatives to drive growth

Date: November 5, 2020Leave a comment

In the year to date, sales growth through Scotland’s SPAR stores is running at double the rate of growth in the overall convenience market. SPAR wholesaler and retailer CJ Lang […]

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AF Blakemore continues to invest to help SPAR retailers thrive

Date: November 3, 2020Leave a comment

Continuous investment and support from AF Blakemore is helping its SPAR retailers to thrive and make the most of new opportunities in the convenience market. That was the key message […]

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