Seven new members join Confex to take turnover to over £2.5 billion

Major UK paper and office equipment wholesaler Spicers, with a turnover of £350 million, has joined Confex – one of seven concerns that have recently aligned themselves with the diversified group, which has over 200 members.

Tom Gittins welcomes seven new members to Confex.

Tom Gittins welcomes seven new members to Confex.

The other new signatories are Emara, a Sheffield-based soft drinks and snacks company; Yadco, an ethnic products wholesaler in Enfield, north London; Southeast Traders, a general wholesaler in Glasgow; Eezie-Freeze, of Poulton-le-Fylde, Lancs, a frozen food supplier to the catering trade; and two pub trade specialists on the Channel Isles, whose names are not being disclosed.

Confex business development manager Tom Gittins said: “The momentum of solid and very significant growth has continued in the first three months with these new signings, bringing turnover to more than £2.5 billion, an increase of 20% on the milestone reached at the end of last year.”

The group is holding its annual trade show on 21 April at the Four Pillars Hotel & Conference Centre, Cotswold Water Park, near Cirencester, Glos.

Tel: Confex (01608) 652333

Published Date: April 4, 2016
Category: Wholesale Industry News