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Kitwave Wholesale Group eyes acquisitions to boost growth Subscription

08 Nov 2018 | By Andrew Don

Wholesaler reported full-year pre-tax profits up from £165,000 to £3m on turnover up by more than £45m to £341m…

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Bidfood retains Best Food Logistics as buyer withdraws bid Subscription

06 Nov 2018 | By Andrew Don

The Grocer understands a sell-off remains a key option for parent-company Bidcorp

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Bestway offers rebates to Store Excel independents

05 Nov 2018 | By Andrew Don

Retailers can accumulate rebates from both delivered and cash & carry purchases

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Landmark-Today's merger completes to form Unitas Wholesale Subscription

01 Nov 2018 | By Andrew Don

The new Unitas trading team will start talking to suppliers about 2019 from 1 December

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CJ Lang to sell off eight company-owned Spar stores Subscription

31 Oct 2018 | By Andrew Don

The sale of the outlets will leave CJ Lang with 108 company-managed outlets

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Lifestyle Express fascia gets boost from Time club members Subscription

19 Oct 2018 | By Ronan Hegarty

The move sees 30 stores switching to Lifestyle Express

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Parfetts paid £800k for Blakemore depot Subscription

19 Oct 2018 | By Ronan Hegarty

The Stockport-based cash & carry operator recorded a 6.8% increase in sales to £346m for the year to 30 June

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JJ Food Service wins MSC accreditation for its depot network Subscription

18 Oct 2018 | By Helen Gilbert

JJ also recently dramatically reduced CO2 emissions through the use of telematics

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Edward Bentley joins JW Filshill as impulse buyer

16 Oct 2018 | By Helen Gilbert

Bentley will report to category manager Derek Cowan at the wholesaler

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United Wholesale grocery boost offsets falling tobacco sales Subscription

12 Oct 2018 | By Alec Mattinson

The wholesaler recorded a slip in sales but improved profitability

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Bestway MD Martin Race says more cuts to core range necessary Subscription

10 Oct 2018 | By Helen Gilbert, Ronan Hegarty

Martin Race said cuts already made across a number of categories had not gone far enough

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Former Nisa-Today's chairman David Cullen passes away

03 Oct 2018 | By Ronan Hegarty

Friends, colleagues and rivals all described him as a gentleman

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Andrew Selley of Bidfood named The Grocer Cup 2018 winner

03 Oct 2018 | By Megan Tatum

Selley picked up the prestigious trophy after executing an impressive strategic turnaround for Bidfood

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Bestway MD Martin Race to retire this year

21 Sep 2018 | By Adam Leyland

Race became trading director of Bestway in 2014 and MD in 2016

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JJ Food Service slashes CO2 emissions with telematics

21 Sep 2018 | By Andrew Don

JJ has reduced the time its lorries spend idling by 70%

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Bidfood opens depot in Lancing to replace Worthing warehouse Subscription

19 Sep 2018 | By Andrew Don

The new DC is 60% larger than the previous site

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Martin Race to be replaced by Dawood Pervez as MD of Bestway

18 Sep 2018 | By Adam Leyland

Bestway leadership changes effective 30 November

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Wholesale: are we seeing the death of the cash & carry? Subscription

18 Sep 2018 | By Ronan Hegarty, Andrew Don

According to Him, the percentage of retailers using delivered wholesale for their main shopping mission has risen 22 percentage points to 89%

New layout of Blakemore Wholesales Cash Carry depot web

The best operators are defying a tough market in cash & carry

14 Sep 2018 | By Adam Leyland

While Blakemore was unable to sell most of its depots when it closed its cash & carry operation this summer, the biggest casualties in recent years have actually been delivered

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Landmark & Today's Group ready merged Unitas board structure Subscription

11 Sep 2018 | By Andrew Don

A wider 30-day consultation on the Unitas structure will kick-off on 24 September…

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