Wholesale boost

Forteith Foodservice has joined Landmark Wholesale and its Hot House retail development programme in a bid to boost its retail business. The new package will be launched at the West Highlands and Islands trade show in February. 

Third expat launch 

Thomas Green is to launch its third expat store in France, with a franchise opening in Strasbourg today [Saturday, 17 November]. The store will stock 1,000 brands and also offer online delivery. 

Guide to lifecycles 

The SDC has published a booklet to help manufacturers understand the lifecycle of a product in a bid to encourage businesses to 'roadmap' products and find solutions in areas such as cutting waste.