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.
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.
09 Mar 2012
Malcolm Walker has bought back Iceland, the company he founded, from its Icelandic investors.
25 Feb 2013
Waitrose is to open its first drive-through click & collect service next month.
10 Dec 2008
Waitrose is continuing to lose shoppers as the credit crunch deepens and consumers turn to its cheaper rivals, according to TNS Worldpanel.
05 Sep 2011
Waitrose has appointed Michelin-starred chef Jonathan Moore as executive chef.
05 Jan 2010
Waitrose has set the pace for the major supermarkets’ Christmas trading, notching up a 9% increase in like-for-like sales…
12 Dec 2008
Waitrose opened its first convenience store in Nottingham yesterday.
29 Mar 2010
Waitrose is reportedly in talks to buy sandwich and coffee chain Eat for around £100m.
29 Jan 2013
Waitrose and the discounters remain the big winners in the grocery sector according to the latest data from Kantar Worldpanel, as a resurgent Tesco leads the big four.