All Bestway articles – Page 13

  • Join Booker's online revolution
    Analysis and Features

    Join the online revolution!

    2012-07-21T00:00:00Z

    Under Charles Wilson, Booker is leading UK wholesalers in the online revolution… but others are making up lost ground fast.

  • BESTWAY-SIGN
    News

    Wholesalers focus on Jubilee opportunity

    2012-05-19T00:00:00Z

    Wholesalers are getting in the party spirit for the Diamond Jubilee with new ranges and competitions.

  • Bestway Wholesale
    News

    New Bestway depot opens in Gateshead

    2012-05-05T00:00:00Z

    Bestway has opened a new depot - in Team Valley, Gateshead.

  • Booker
    News

    Average profit margin at Big 30 wholesalers squeezed to just 0.8%

    2012-02-04T00:00:00Z

    The average pre-tax profit margin made by the UK’s 30 largest wholesalers is a razor-thin 0.8%, according to The Grocer’s latest Big 30 survey.

  • BESTWAY-SIGN
    News

    Reviews prompt £12m Bestway investment

    2012-01-07T00:00:00Z

    Bestway is to invest £12m in wide ranging improvements to its business following “serious reviews” of its operations.

  • Best One off license
    News

    Bestway predicts 25% indie sales lift in 2012

    2011-12-03T12:28:00Z

    Independent retailers could be set for the “best year” yet in 2012, with sales predicted to rise by as much as 25%.

  • Bestway confectionery aisles
    News

    Bestway furious over raid by Border Agency

    2011-11-19T10:50:00Z

    Bestway is fuming after the UK Border Agency carried out a massive raid on its Liverpool depot but only arrested one worker – and a customer.

  • COUNTDOWN-CLOCK
    News

    99p Wholesaler site takes fight to rivals - by comparing prices

    2011-11-05T00:00:00Z

    A new wholesale website is going head-to-head with Booker and Bestway this week as it bids to become the first price comparison website for the wholesale grocery sector. 99p Wholesaler this week started to list Booker’s prices next to its own…

  • BESTWAY-CASH-AND-CARRY
    News

    Bellevue and Martex swell Bestway’s sales

    2011-10-22T00:00:00Z

    Sales at Bestway Cash & Carry rose 7.6% last year following the wholesaler's acquisitions of Bellevue and Martex. Group sales jumped to £2.26bn in the year to June, with turnover in its wholesale business up 7.5% to £2.14bn.

  • BESTWAY-CASH-&-CARRY-INSTOR
    News

    Bestway C&C green revamp almost ready

    2011-09-24T00:00:00Z

    Bestway Cash & Carry is close to completing a mammoth environmental review of its 62-depot estate. As part of the review, started last year, the C&C giant has carried out a major lighting refit, which is nearly complete in all of...

  • COUNTRY-CHOICE
    News

    Bestway puts CC cider in can

    2011-09-17T00:00:00Z

    Bestway has added a 500ml can to its range of own-label apple cider, Country Choice. The can is price marked at 69p and offers retailers a 25.4% margin. It joins the line-up of two and three ­litre bottles.

  • News

    Jail for gang who robbed Bestway C&C

    2011-09-10T00:00:00Z

    Five men, including two members of staff, have been jailed for a total of 24 years for their part in an armed robbery at a Bestway Cash & Carry in Northampton.A gang of armed men stole £500,000 of cigarettes and £18,000 cash from the...

  • News

    Crackdown on illegal booze lifts wholesale

    2011-07-02T00:00:00Z

    Wholesalers across the country have reported improved alcohol sales as HMRC’s clampdown on rogue traders in the supply chain begins to bite.

    Cash & carry giant Bestway said alcohol sales had grown by double digits in recent weeks….

  • News

    Seabrook breaks into London cash & carries

    2011-04-09T00:00:00Z

    Seabrook Crisps is hoping to crack the London c-store market after securing new cash & carry listings with Bestway and Dhamecha Group. The family-owned brand is already available in the UK's major multiples but will now be stocked in...

  • BIG 30 TABLE 11
    News

    Big 30 Wholesalers: The race to consolidate

    2011-02-12T00:00:00Z

    Bestway and Booker are in the driving seat, but will consolidation among the big 30 wholesalers accelerate and what form will it take? Elinor Zuke reports

  • BESTWAY-SIGN
    News

    Bestway takes majority stake in Asian bank

    2011-02-05T00:00:00Z

    Bestway has upped its stake in United Bank, the second largest lender in Pakistan, to 51.07%. The cash & carry giant took a stake in the bank in 2002 as part of a consortium with Abu Dhabi Group. The latest $230m (£142m) investment by...

  • News

    Former Bellevue MD is back as consultant

    2011-01-15T00:00:00Z

    Graham Benson, the former co-owner and MD of Bellevue Cash & Carry, is back in business. Having sold Bellevue to Bestway Cash & Carry last June, Benson has launched Wholesale Matters, a consultancy that aims to help food and drink...

  • HYPERAMA
    News

    Hyperama is not for sale ‘and we intend to keep it that way’

    2011-01-08T00:00:00Z

    Landmark Wholesale has quashed rumours that Hyperama Cash & Carry is to be sold to Bestway.

    Rumours have been circulating that Bestway could buy the Landmark Wholesale member after it confirmed it was still on the acquisition trail…

  • News

    Flourishing in difficult times

    2010-11-27T00:00:00Z

    Sir, May I put some perspective on your article 'Bestway looks at wholesale acquisitions' (The Grocer, 20 November)? Firstly, the challenges of acquisition and disposal affect private family companies at least as much as the more...

  • News

    Bestway boosts Scots clout with Martex deal

    2010-11-27T00:00:00Z

    Bestway Cash & Carry is on the hunt for further acquisitions after snapping up CJ Lang’s Martex Cash & Carry business this week.