All Bestway articles – Page 16

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    Bestway determined to grow foodservice


    Bestway is launching into 2003 with an aggressive focus on catering in a bid to broaden its customer base. Trading director Younis Sheikh said Bestway, which operates out of 28 depots in England and Wales, was trying to shift its traditional...

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    Festive cheer for c-store chains


    Elaine Watson & Anne Bruce This year's Christmas sales in the independent and convenience sector were mixed, with strong performances from some multiple operators but lacklustre growth in the cash and carries. Bestway trading director Younis...

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    Pradip Dhamecha


    Dhamecha Cash and Carry is the second largest supplier to independent retailers in the capital, behind Bestway, and is the largest member of the Today’s Group. It has five depots, all within the M25, employs 300 people and turned over £225m in the...

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    Volvic goes on price push


    Volvic is kicking off this year's £9m marketing programme for Volvic with C&C and consumer promotions. Between now and next month, retailers who buy three cases of either Volvic 1.5litre or 50cl bottles in Booker, Bestway and Landmark will get a...

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    Kaiser Yousaf


    Group trading controller, Bestway The last 12 months have seen two key trends shaping the category and leading to exciting growth. First, nearly all brands have increased the size of their bags, or have introduced larger bag sizes to the range....

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    Unilever senior vice-president, corporate development, Iain


    Bestway has secured planning permission in Birmingham for its 28th cash and carry depot. The 27th site opened in Plymouth this month. Kerry's takeover bid for Golden Vale has received approval from the regulatory authorities in the UK and Irish...

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    Portman's Red alert


    The trade has been asked not to place orders for three drinks which breach the industry's code of practice on labelling. They are the premium packaged spirit Red, from Bass, which is targeted at the on-trade, Turbo White cider produced for Bestway...

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    Cash and carry: Sir Anwar all set on growth despite land pro


    Exclusive Julian Hunt At least seven depots will be opened by Bestway next year, as the cash and carry group accelerates its growth programme. Chairman Sir Anwar Pervez believes there could be room for as many as 40 Bestway depots. However, he...

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    Bestway: Best-one's finally in business


    Exclusive John Wood Bestway finally unveiled the first Best-one store this week, together with a bundle of delivered services to add to its cash and carry offering. The 2,500 sq ft store in Westbourne Grove, London, opened under the Best-one...

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    Provincial flair


    Bestway has added to is French wine range with three new Vin de Pays d'Oc varietals under the La Province brand name. The range comprises Chardonnay, Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot. These have been made fresh and full in the New World style with the...

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    Cash & carries: C&C battle royal across the M-way


    Two of Landmark's top members will be going head to head in the late summer when Bestway opens a branch in Stockport. The new depot will be situated across the motorway from Parfett's Stockport branch, which itself is one of the most successful...

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    News analysis: Bestway launches voluntary group


    Growth guaranteed Bestway is quite right to target the symbol group sector as an area for future growth, judging by the latest figures from IGD. It values the sector at £4bn, and says sales have increased 4% since 1998. The number of stores...

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    In Brief: 5th May 2000


    Babyfood manufacturers have slammed a Which? report claiming that sugar levels in leading babyfoods are too high. Symbol group Select & Save is planning a major relaunch in August. Bestway has opened a new cash and carry in Bolton ­ its 21st...

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    Cash and carry: Bestway plans to rival symbol groups


    Bestway is about to launch an audacious attack on the symbol group sector by launching its own voluntary operation ­ dubbed Best-One And The Grocer understands the cash and carry group has set a target of having as many as 200 retailers signed up...

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    Son of Bestway chief targeted in pilot's kidnapping threats


    The heir to the Bestway cash and carry fortune was the subject of ransom threats, it emerged this week. Dawood Pervez was the target for a bizarre kidnap plan hatched by British Regional Airways pilot Peter Shadwell. Dawood is the son of Bestway...