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Booker slammed by wholesalers for supplying BHS Food

05 Apr 2014 | By Beth Brooks

Booker has been accused of failing to support indies following its decision to supply products to BHS…

Booker warehouse

Booker now UK’s biggest grocery wholesaler by turnover

03 Apr 2014 | By Beth Brooks

Booker has overtaken Palmer & Harvey to become the UK’s biggest grocery wholesaler by turnover, after reporting full-year sales of £4.7bn.

EMarket Promos

'Mega deals' promotion a huge hit for Emarket

22 Feb 2014 | By Sara Spary

The number of retailers using online wholesale site Emarket has increased six-fold since September…

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Charles Wilson

Wilson's City Food Lecture: astute and cleverly subversive

22 Feb 2014 | By Adam Leyland

Wilson painted the supermarkets as latterday Gordon Browns, knowing only how to spend, spend, spend…

Booker warehouse

Wholesale is in better shape, but problems are lurking

31 Jan 2014 | By Beth Brooks

Wholesale is arguably in better shape than it has been for some time…

parfetts cash and carry

The shop floor can be a springboard Subscription

01 Sep 2013 | By Steve Parfett

The recent GCSE and A-level results set me thinking about career prospects in grocery and wholesale…

Can a strong Booker now throw its weight around more?

Can a strong Booker now throw its weight around more?

15 Jun 2013 | By Beth Brooks

Under Charles Wilson’s giddy dance, Booker hasn’t put a foot wrong in years…


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Collaboration is key Subscription

10 Feb 2014

The role of a wholesaler has changed almost beyond recognition. Our members are no longer simply ‘big sheds’ shipping out goods in bulk…

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