All Landmark Wholesale articles – Page 6

  • News

    Elbrook seeks growth by boosting club


    Elbrook Cash Carry has announced ambitious plans to nearly double the size of its retail club over the next year. There are currently 56 stores in Elbrook's retail club, most of which trade under Landmark Wholesale's Drinks Express...

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    Soft drink sales lead growth at Landmark


    Sales at Landmark Wholesale have increased by 6.3% over the past year. The growth was led by strong sales of soft drinks, alcohol and tobacco, although sales through the buying group's biggest 80 suppliers showed that the majority of...

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    Doyle hired to grow Landmark business


    Landmark Wholesale has appointed Chris Doyle to the newly created position of business development director…

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    Today’s Group pinches Krishan from Landmark


    Landmark Wholesale’s influential senior retail controller Raj Krishan has jumped ship to take up the newly…

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    Parfett hails boost to sales figures after going part mutual


    Giving its employees ownership of the company has helped spur AG Parfett & Sons on to better-than-expected sales…

  • Buying & Supplying News

    Vodkat has rival in Landmark’s Vodgrad


    Landmark Wholesale is locking horns with half-strength spirit brand Vodkat with the launch of own-label version Vodgrad. The buying group said it was tapping the success of the half-strength spirits category, which it claims has grown 16%...

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    Profits twice as nice for BA Cash & Carry


    Full-year pre-tax profits have more than doubled at Welsh wholesaler BA Cash Carry. Profits jumped 101% to £282,262 in the year to 28 February, the Landmark Wholesale member revealed in accounts filed at Companies House. Sales rose...

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    Twice in a row for Landmark at Him! gongs


    Landmark Wholesale has been crowned best wholesaler for the second year in a row at the Him! wholesale awards. The awards are based on the consultancy's Cash Carry Retailer Caterer Customer Tracking Programme, which polls...

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    Landmark relaunches its hit campaign


    Landmark Wholesale plans to relaunch its Shop Often, Shop Local, Spend Less campaign next month following strong retailer and consumer involvement. The campaign, which was launched last August to reduce food waste and encourage people to buy...

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    Landmark puts DCS in charge of own label


    Buying group Landmark Wholesale has recruited one of its members, DCS Europe, to take charge of its own-label offering.

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    Landmark celebrates biggest-ever dividend


    Landmark Wholesale's 32 members are enjoying their biggest dividend since the company was set up in 1972 after a 5% increase in sales for the year to 30 April. The buying group, members of which include Parfetts Cash & Carry, BA Cash & Carry...

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    Krishan gets senior Landmark retail role


    Landmark Wholesale has promoted retail controller Raj Krishan to senior retail controller in recognition of his work in developing the company's retail division. During his five years with the group Krishan has helped develop symbol offer...

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    Landmark posts full-year growth of 4.7%


    Landmark Wholesale has defied the economic gloom by posting a 4.7% increase in full-year sales. The figure, which trumps the 4% increase posted last year, reflected the performance of Landmark's top 80 suppliers from January to December...

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    Landmark moves to new headquarters


    Landmark Wholesale is moving on Monday to a new £1m state-of-the-art headquarters close to its current rented HQ in Milton Keynes. The new site, which is owned by its members, is 40% bigger than its previous offices and will house Landmark’s...

  • News

    Landmark boss attacks Brown over the ban on tobacco display


    Landmark Wholesale MD Martin Williams has taken his objections to the Government's tobacco display ban right to the top by penning an outspoken letter to Prime Minister Gordon Brown. The letter, seen by The Grocer, calls on Brown to...

  • News

    Landmark to revitalise Lifestyle Value


    Landmark Wholesale is set to relaunch its own-label value range and its Winners promotional package to help retailers through the recession. The Lifestyle Value range would be relaunched in the new year to revitalise the brand and offer...

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    Bellevue offers indies deals to fight off Asda


    Scottish wholesaler Bellevue Cash Carry is offering indies in an Edinburgh suburb cheaper prices on staple goods than at a newly opened Asda store. Bellevue, a member of buying group Landmark Wholesale, has contacted the six...

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    Convenience is home of brands, says Landmark


    Landmark Wholesale has told branded suppliers that they would be better off increasing their business with c-stores than fighting a losing battle with the multiples. Speaking at the wholesaler s annual supplier briefing for its retail development...

  • News

    Independents reap rewards of vouchers


    Sales of products included in this year s National Independents Week coupon in the Daily Mirror and Daily Record rose 15.7% in Landmark Wholesale member local shops. Sales of Coors Light soared 76.7%, according to the 15,000 independents served by...

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    Landmark outperforms market despite crunch


    Landmark Wholesale has defied the economic downturn with sales up 7% in the year to the end of August. Despite consumers tightening their belts, the buying group had outperformed in most categories, managing director Martin Williams told The Grocer in an exclusive interview.