Costcutter and Bargain Booze dual-branded store increases sales by 48%

Date: August 11, 2023Leave a comment

Bestway Retail, which introduced its ‘store within a store’ model last year, bringing together Costcutter and Bargain Booze, has increased sales in its Bolton dual-branded store by 48% since its […]


Bestway announces development plans for its symbol groups

Date: May 26, 2023Leave a comment

The fourteenth Bargain Booze within a Costcutter store has just opened (in Crawley Down, West Sussex), and Bestway is scheduled to open one a week between now and the end […]


The Cheema family returns to Costcutter

Date: September 30, 2022Leave a comment

The well-known Cheema family, which recently celebrated 40 years in retailing, has returned to Costcutter. The family has two stores in Coventry – Malcolm’s in Elm Tree Avenue and Malcolm’s […]


Bestway Drinks at Home exhibition ‘the best yet’

Date: July 8, 2022Leave a comment

More than 350 Bargain Booze, Select Convenience, Costcutter and best-one retailers attended the 6th annual Drinks at Home exhibition hosted by Bestway Retail. The event at the Liverpool Exhibition Centre […]


Bestway opens second dual-branded store

Date: June 24, 2022Leave a comment

Bestway Wholesale has opened its second dual-branded Costcutter and Bargain Booze store. The shop in Whiston, Merseyside, which has had a £100,000 refit to incorporate the ‘store within a store’ […]


Bestway announces winners of Retail Development Awards

Date: May 25, 2022Leave a comment

The winners of Bestway Wholesale’s Retail Development Awards 2022 have been announced at a glittering ceremony at the London Marriott Hotel, Grosvenor Square, London. The event saw a 400-strong audience […]


Bestway Wholesale boosts revenues by 10%

Date: March 24, 2022Leave a comment

Bestway Wholesale has reported 10% growth in revenues during 2021 to £2.66 billion and an operating pre-tax profit of £37.2 million, equivalent to 1.4% of revenue, in the year to […]


Dawood Pervez: determining the Bestway forward

Date: February 8, 2022Leave a comment

Bestway’s managing director Dawood Pervez (pictured) explains how he is shaking up the UK’s largest independent wholesaler – from streamlining its fascia portfolio to operating C&Cs as dark hubs for […]


Bestway Retail Development Programme back in-person

Date: August 31, 2021Leave a comment

The Bestway Retail Development Programme – which includes the Bestway Retail Development Awards – is back with in-person events. The programme is designed to help retailers accelerate growth within their […]


Bestway appoints Tim Fairs as director of marketing

Date: August 18, 2021Leave a comment

Bestway Wholesale has appointed Tim Fairs as director of marketing with responsibility to support strategic growth and innovation across the retail arm of the business. Formerly customer director of McColl’s […]


Costcutter retailers can earn rewards on Bestway and Batleys C&C shops

Date: August 6, 2021Leave a comment

All retailers within the Bestway Retail symbol estate – including Costcutter retailers – can now earn rebate rewards on qualifying purchases from Bestway and Batleys cash & carries in line […]


Mixed results for Bestway wholesale and retail divisions

Date: July 5, 2021Leave a comment

Bestway’s wholesale division – comprising Bestway Wholesale, Bestway Northern and Batleys Properties – achieved a 3% increase in turnover to £2.06 billion in the year ended 30 June 2020. Operating […]