Confex conference sees record attendance

Date: October 18, 2023Leave a comment

A record 96 delegates attended the Confex conference this year in Lanzarote. Over 630 one-to-one meetings were held between members and suppliers, and attendees were also given an insight into […]

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CJ Lang adds supplier category to SPAR Scotland Awards

Date: May 2, 2023Leave a comment

Following the success of last year’s inaugural SPAR Scotland Awards, the event will take place again this year – at the annual SPAR Scotland tradeshow on 28 September 2023 in […]

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CJ Lang to return to Aviemore for tradeshow and conference

Date: February 17, 2023Leave a comment

SPAR Scotland wholesaler and retailer CJ Lang & Son has confirmed that its 2023 tradeshow and conference will again take place in Aviemore on 28 September at the Macdonald Hotels […]

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Blakemore maintains profits despite a 5% sales decline

Date: November 17, 2021Leave a comment

Although AF Blakemore’s group sales for the financial year ending 24 April 2021 declined by 5% to £1.001 billion, pre-tax profits remained in line with the previous year at £6.1 […]

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Blakemore invests in SPAR stores and offers extra support to retailers

Date: October 20, 2021Leave a comment

At this year’s SPAR Retail Show, which had the theme ‘Better Together’, Blakemore Trade Partners highlighted ways that it is investing in independently-owned SPAR retailers to grow their businesses. The […]

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Pervez and McLean to speak at SWA annual conference

Date: March 1, 2019Leave a comment

Dawood Pervez, managing director of Bestway Wholesale, Colin McLean, chief executive of Dundee-based Spar wholesaler CJ Lang, and Chieh Huang, chief executive of US-based online wholesaler Boxed, are due to […]

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Landmark’s John Mills: wholesalers need to explore new horizons

Date: June 1, 2018Leave a comment

At Landmark’s annual conference in Alicante, managing director John Mills (below) emphasised the need to build a long-term growth strategy. After the event he spoke to Cash & Carry Management’s […]

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Weekly news summary 5th June 2015

Date: June 5, 2015Leave a comment

HEADLINES THIS WEEK: – 40% POR CAMPAIGN LAUNCHED BY BLAKEMORE – NIGHT-TIME CYCLE FUNDRAISER BY TODAY’S STAFF – LANDMARK RETURNS FROM ‘BEST CONFERENCE YET’

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