The Today's Group, Nisa-Today's wholesale division, enjoyed strong growth in some categories in the first quarter of 2003.
General grocery sales were up 21%, while sales of paper products grew 26%.Chocolate confectionery was up 14%, sugar confectionery was up 8% and biscuits were up 10%. Beer and lager were up 12%, wine 36% and spirits 17%. The group said the15th birthday promotions and a leaflet campaign had helped boost sales.
MD Rodney Hunt said: "The commitment from our members has been instrumental in our growing success, especially within our retailer loyalty clubs."

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