Appleby Westward partners with FareShare to fight hunger

Date: April 12, 2024Leave a comment

SPAR South West’s primary distributor Appleby Westward has partnered with FareShare South West and Gregorys Logistics to play a key role in redistributing surplus food to those in need. With […]

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Appleby Westward opens its first Greggs franchise

Date: February 22, 2023Leave a comment

Appleby Westward has opened its first Greggs franchise in one of its SPAR stores. The Greggs operation is a key feature of a £375,000 capital investment by Appleby Westward in […]

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Appleby Westward announces £10m investment and new divisional board

Date: February 6, 2023Leave a comment

Appleby Westward, the southwest-based SPAR retailer and wholesaler, has announced a £10 million-plus capital investment programme. Scheduled to get underway this year is an £8.5 million project at the company’s […]

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Appleby Westward appoints Duncan Jelfs as commercial director

Date: January 8, 2023Leave a comment

Appleby Westward has appointed Duncan Jelfs as commercial director. Jelfs (right) was formerly business development director at Costcutter between 2009 and 2018, and he then joined Bestway Wholesale as sales […]

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SPAR signs GB partnership with Deliveroo

Date: June 22, 2022Leave a comment

SPAR UK has signed a new partnership deal with Deliveroo covering all 2,160 SPAR stores in England, Scotland and Wales. The arrangement gives SPAR stores the opportunity to meet rising […]

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Appleby Westward appoints Dean Mason company-owned stores director

Date: July 9, 2021Leave a comment

Appleby Westward, the regional distribution company for SPAR stores in the south-west, has appointed a new company-owned stores director to its executive team at Saltash. Dean Mason (right) joins the […]

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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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New £1 million fleet for Appleby Westward

Date: April 6, 2020Leave a comment

SPAR south-west wholesaler Appleby Westward is spending around £1 million replacing its fleet of nine 26-tonne DAF delivery vehicles. The first three Prime Movers have arrived at the Saltash site, […]

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Appleby Westward continues SPAR retailer recruitment

Date: November 26, 2018Leave a comment

Appleby Westward, which recruited 27 more stores to the SPAR south-west network last year, has targeted a further 24 in 2019. The announcement was made by managing director Mike Boardman, […]

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Appleby Westward replaces annual show with three mini events

Date: May 10, 2018Leave a comment

Appleby Westward, the SPAR south-west wholesaler that services almost 300 symbol retailers, has broken with tradition by not staging its annual trade show. Instead, it is holding three ‘mini’ events […]

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Appleby Westward appoints a new trading director

Date: December 18, 2017Leave a comment

The new trading director for SPAR south-west distributor Appleby Westward is Joe Dooley (pictured). He joins the Saltash-based company from the Co-op in Manchester where he was category trading manager. […]

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Appleby Westward promises lower prices and acquires a 63-store business

Date: July 1, 2016Leave a comment

Spar retailers in the south-west have been promised lower wholesale prices by regional distributor Appleby Westward, saving them an overall outlay of more than £650,000. The delivered wholesaler’s managing director […]

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