AF Blakemore unveils two new hot food-to-go choices for SPAR stores

Date: November 3, 2020Leave a comment

AF Blakemore is introducing two new hot food-to-go options to attract people into its SPAR stores in the evening. Prego! Pizza is currently being tested in Blakemore’s SPAR store in […]

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Bestway adds Taggstar to website to improve conversion rates

Date: November 3, 2020Leave a comment

Bestway Wholesale has added social proof messaging tool Taggstar to its website to enhance conversion and support customers’ individual search requirements. Managing director of Bestway Wholesale Dawood Pervez said: “This […]

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Filshill offers Appy Shop solution to KeyStore retailers

Date: November 3, 2020Leave a comment

Glasgow-based wholesaler JW Filshill has announced a partnership with Appy Shop to provide KeyStore retailers with an e-commerce solution that enables them to offer their customers home delivery and click […]

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SPAR UK own-label spirits recognised at International Spirits Challenge

Date: November 3, 2020Leave a comment

SPAR UK has been awarded three Silver medals and two Bronze medals for its own-label spirit lines at this year’s International Spirits Challenge (ISC)./h4> SPAR Premium London Dry Gin, SPAR […]

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CEO, author and mentor: Andrew Selley shares his business model

Date: November 2, 2020Leave a comment

Andrew Selley, CEO of Bidcorp, talks to Cash & Carry Management’s managing editor Kirsti Sharratt about his debut book, Ignite Your Business. From starting as a graduate trainee at Coca-Cola […]

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TWC highlights festive opportunities for wholesalers and their customers

Date: October 30, 2020Leave a comment

New research published by data and digital experts TWC reveals consumers’ spending intentions in the run-up to Christmas. Highlights from the survey of 1,052 consumers are: 23% of consumers will […]

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SWA welcomes confirmation that wholesalers can get hardship grants

Date: October 30, 2020Leave a comment

The Scottish Wholesale Association (SWA) has welcomed confirmation by the first minister Nicola Sturgeon that Scottish wholesalers will be able to access hardship grant funding. Businesses that can remain open, […]

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Mr Porky Original Scratchings wins a Great Taste Award

Date: October 29, 2020Leave a comment

Mr Porky Original Scratchings, the best-selling scratching from Tayto, has won a 2020 Great Taste Award.  Matt Smith, marketing director at Tayto Group, says: “As the No.1 brand with a […]

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Job vacancies at James Hall & Co

Date: October 27, 2020Leave a comment

James Hall & Co, SPAR wholesaler for the north of England, is recruiting. The company has several vacancies, including those of trading manager and junior trading manager at its SPAR […]

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Wholesalers condemn decision to end zero VAT rate on PPE

Date: October 27, 2020Leave a comment

The Government’s decision to end the zero rate of VAT on personal protective equipment (PPE) has been slammed by wholesale leaders. Responding to The Treasury’s confirmation that the domestic VAT […]

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Former Unitas trading controller Darren Pugh joins East End Wholesale

Date: October 24, 2020Leave a comment

Darren Pugh (pictured), former trading controller at Unitas Wholesale, has joined East End Wholesale Stores as senior trading controller. Pugh returns to working with John Searle, formerly trading director at […]

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First Brand Box campaign from Unitas will begin at the end of October

Date: October 23, 2020Leave a comment

Following its postponement due to the COVID-19 crisis, the ‘Brand Box’ initiative from Unitas has been launched. The group is offering free stock to its members’ retail customers to allow […]

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