STG launches STRÖM nicotine pouches initially in Manchester

Date: October 7, 2022Leave a comment

Scandinavian Tobacco Group UK (STG) has entered the fast-growing nicotine pouch category with the introduction of its first non-tobacco product. Originating from Sweden, the home of most nicotine pouches, STRÖM […]


Parfetts announces Go Local retailer awards

Date: December 8, 2021Leave a comment

Parfetts announced its annual Go Local retailer awards last night (7 December) at the Kimpton Clocktower Hotel in Manchester. The retailers’ innovation, professionalism and commitment to local communities were celebrated, […]


Hancocks permanently closes four of its depots

Date: May 26, 2020Leave a comment

Hancocks has confirmed that four of its depots – Coventry, Stoke, Croydon and Reading – have permanently closed. In a statement, the company said: “We apologise for the inconvenience this […]


Hancocks to reopen three more branches on 18 May

Date: May 15, 2020Leave a comment

Following the successful reopening of Hancocks’ Manchester cash & carry earlier this month, the company will reopen three more of its branches on Monday 18 May. The depots in Birmingham, […]


Hancocks reopens its Manchester branch today (4 May)

Date: May 4, 2020Leave a comment

Hancocks is reopening its Manchester depot on reduced hours from today. The store will be open Monday to Friday from 10am to 4pm. A company statement said: “Thank you to […]


Mixed fortunes for Oriental food specialist Wing Yip

Date: March 29, 2018Leave a comment

Oriental food specialist Wing Yip suffered a decline in pre-tax profit from £4.8 million to £3.5 million on sales up from £101 million to £109.8 million in the year to […]


Rayburn Trading looks to combine activities from two sites into one

Date: February 28, 2018Leave a comment

North-west Sugro member Rayburn Trading is looking for new premises that would ideally enable it to combine the activities of its two present warehouses – a 100,000 sq ft storage […]


Coca-Cola and Spar are active partners for ParkLives programme

Date: May 15, 2017Leave a comment

Coca-Cola European Partners has teamed up with Spar for the ParkLives community programme across England, Scotland and Wales this summer. The annual scheme – the soft drink supplier’s fourth since […]


£15 million outlay at Wing Yip Croydon site

Date: May 8, 2017Leave a comment

Oriental food specialist Wing Yip is spending £15 million to almost double the size of its Croydon site – from 41,000 sq ft to 75,000 sq ft. The work, which […]


Rayburn increases minimum order value to £500

Date: September 12, 2016Leave a comment

Rayburn Trading has raised the minimum order value to £500 ex-VAT for traders purchasing from its Manchester showroom. The previous threshold of £450 ex-VAT had been in operation for four […]