Unitas announces member and supplier winners of Connect Awards

Date: March 8, 2024Leave a comment

Parfetts, RD Johns and Wilds Premier Drinks Distributor were the big winners at the Unitas Connect Awards, winning the Retail, Foodservice and On Trade Wholesaler of The Year 2023 titles. […]


Unitas rolls out procurement service to help members reduce operating costs

Date: March 1, 2024Leave a comment

Unitas Wholesale is leveraging its position as the UK’s largest independent wholesale group to offer its 150 members centrally-negotiated rates on overhead purchases including energy supply and agency staff. Procurement […]


Unitas outlines connect24 trade show and awards

Date: January 26, 2024Leave a comment

Unitas Wholesale has unveiled a fresh new look, feel and name – connect24 – for its annual trade show, which this year takes place in Liverpool on 6-7 March. connect24 […]


Kirsty Cooper replaces Aoife Kenny as Unitas commercial director

Date: October 5, 2023Leave a comment

Unitas Wholesale has announced the appointment of Kirsty Cooper as commercial director following the departure of Aoife Kenny, who formerly held the post. Cooper (pictured), who will join the group […]


Unitas Wholesale strengthens trading team

Date: September 29, 2023Leave a comment

Unitas Wholesale has strengthened its trading team over the past few months to improve member support, enhance supplier relationships and deliver collaborative initiatives. Under the lead of trading director Cheryl […]


Unitas wholesalers told they can ‘take the world on’ together

Date: September 25, 2023Leave a comment

Dave Fishwick, the self-made millionaire whose story inspired the Netflix film Bank of Dave, told delegates at the Unitas conference in Athens that independent wholesalers can “take the world on” […]


Tributes flood in for former Unitas finance director John Schofield

Date: July 13, 2023Leave a comment

Unitas Wholesale has announced that John Schofield, former finance director (FD) and acting managing director of the Today’s Group, has died. Schofield (pictured) was integral in the merger of Today’s […]


Unitas appoints Lee Wharton as trading controller – on-trade

Date: July 6, 2023Leave a comment

Unitas Wholesale has appointed Lee Wharton as trading controller – on-trade. In his new role, he will work alongside trading controller Martin Spivey for a period before Spivey takes early […]


Unitas wholesalers ride a wave of ‘buoyant optimism’ to Athens conference

Date: July 5, 2023Leave a comment

At the Unitas annual conference, which takes place in Athens on 15-19 September, delegates will hear how Unitas members are ‘achieving better growth’ than their rivals. Unitas chairman Mark Aylwin […]


Imperial Cash & Carry celebrates 35th anniversary

Date: June 20, 2023Leave a comment

Imperial Cash & Carry, of Edmonton, London, has celebrated 35 years of trading with a Gala Dinner at the Meridian Grand in London. The ‘Under the Sea’ themed event attracted […]


Unitas appoints Alex Trotman as licensed trading controller

Date: May 3, 2023Leave a comment

Unitas Wholesale has appointed Alex Trotman as licensed trading controller. Trotman (pictured) joins the group from Diageo where he spent four years, most recently as national account executive, looking after […]


Unitas appoints Phil Dawson as foodservice trading controller

Date: February 13, 2023Leave a comment

Unitas Wholesale has appointed Phil Dawson to the new role of trading controller for foodservice within its out-of-home team. Dawson (right) was previously trading manager (foodservice) at AF Blakemore & […]