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Terry McCabe reaches 40 years with Palmer & Harvey

23 Feb 2014 | By Beth Brooks

Terry McCabe is celebrating 40 years’ service at Palmer & Harvey…

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Lucinda Cawood heads Costcutter's Independent label

02 Feb 2014 | By Beth Brooks

Costcutter has appointed Lucinda Cawood as brand manager to oversee its new own-label Independent range…

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Costcutter migration to P&H begins early in Northern Ireland

23 Jan 2014 | By Beth Brooks

Costcutter retailers in Northern Ireland are to start migrating from Nisa to Palmer & Harvey four months earlier than planned as part of its new buy and supply deal.

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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…

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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…

Steve Parfett hails wholesale security success story Subscription

13 Apr 2013 | By Steve Parfett

Criminal activity increases during difficult economic times and this has been borne out by our experience since 2008…


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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…

Asda not 'misreported'

06 Apr 2013 | Updated: 08 Apr 2013

The Grocer recently reported that Asda had claimed its initial comments in relation to the Booker/Makro merger had been “misreported”…

Wholesale can be an efficient sector

26 Nov 2011 | Updated: 09 Feb 2012

Sir, Steve Parfett raises some interesting points regarding the efficiency of the wholesale…

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