Beth covers Sainsbury’s, The Co-operative Group and indie retailers including members of Nisa and Costcutter. She also covers wholesalers including P&H, Booker and Bestway. Also on her patch are forecourts, the newstrade and the National Lottery.
Stories by this contributor.
29 Oct 2007
Change in products Buying group ?For the most part, we were unaffected by the floods. Some of our members' depots were hit but this didn't have too great an impact and we were able to continue supplying our...
09 Oct 2012
Nearly 700 jobs have gone at Waverley TBS after the company’s administrator failed to find a buyer.
04 Apr 2012
Sainsbury’s has been pulled up by the Advertising Standards Authority for its Feed Your Family for £50 campaign.
30 Jul 2012
Sunday trading laws were relaxed for the first time last weekend, ready for the Olympics, but long-awaited sunshine looks to have…
29 Jul 2010
Retail associations have rounded on a new self-regulatory body that has been set up to monitor the newspaper and magazine sector.
18 Apr 2011
Royal Wedding revellers will be able to pop to their local branch of The Co-op without missing a moment of the big day.
15 Sep 2007
Afro-Caribbean food importer Wanis has opened a £17m eco-friendly distribution facility in East London after being forced to find new premises by the London Olympics. The company has moved to the 120,000 sq ft site on the new Golden...
28 Sep 2011
David Cheesewright has been handed a new role at Walmart, in which he will oversee its UK business and other overseas operations. Cheesewright was chief operating officer at Asda for seven years before becoming president and chief executive of Walmart Canada in 2008.
19 Dec 2013
The standard Walkers crisps brand is being significantly undercut by its more premium stablemates.
09 Mar 2012
Malcolm Walker has bought back Iceland, the company he founded, from its Icelandic investors.