Bidvest 3663 has launched a “live quote” system giving online customers the same opportunities to negotiate a bespoke price as those ordering via the wholesaler’s telesales team.
Today’s Group has launched a campaign to encourage independent retailers to raise their staff and customers' awareness of the forthcoming Small Business Saturday, which takes place next Saturday (December 6).
Twelve cluster meetings were held across the UK last week bringing together independent store owners to discuss opportunities for the symbol brand in the future.
Carlsberg UK is launching an on-pack promotion offering consumers the chance to win prizes every day throughout December, including Barclays Premier League tickets, branded gifts and football-related rewards.
Here's to Baileys, 40 today and back on TV
Today (November 26) marks the 40th birthday of the UK and the world's biggest-selling liqueur, Baileys. To mark the occasion, the brand's owner Diageo this week launched a new TV advertising campaign, Here's To Us, (pictured) which targets Baileys' mostly female consumer base.
Bestway aims to deliver Xmas cheer
Bestway has released its Christmas Deals brochure which includes promotions on key seasonal alcohol lines and which offers retailers "the chance to win big" this Christmas. Over 420 branded and exclusive label lines will be on promotion through December across a wide range of alcoholic drinks categories and there are also deals across price marked and non-price marked packs to take advantage of personal consumption and gifting occasions.
Today's trio grows 'taches for Movember - and wants your support
A trio of Today’s Group senior management - managing director Bill Laird (pictured right) and executive colleagues John Schofield (pictured left), John Baines and John Kinney (pictured centre) - are participating in Movember to raise money to support the research and eradication of prostate and testicular cancers.
Bain Capital restructures four companies under one banner
Bain Capital, the owners of Brakes Group has formed a new company by pulling together Fresh Direct, M&J Seafood, Pauleys and Wild Harvest all under the Fresh Direct name.
Hancocks launches free delivery service for online orders
Confectionery specialist Hancocks has overhauled its delivery structure to offer customers a free delivery service across the majority of the UK when they spend more than £150*.
National IoD Award for Steve Parfett
Steve Parfett, chairman of Parfetts Cash & Carry, has won the Family Business Director of the Year Award from the Institute of Directors (IoD).
Tribute to Michael Felton, founder of Caterfood
Tributes have been paid to Michael Felton, the founder of South West foodservice wholesaler Caterfood, who died earlier this month aged 78 after a short illness.
Country Range Group gets set for more growth
Country Range Group (CRG) is relocating to new 6,000 sqft headquarters as part of a wider expansion of the company.
Londis invests half a million in tobacco price cuts
Londis UK is investing more than £500,000 to cut prices on four premium cigarette brands.
Caterforce becomes FWD's latest member
Foodservice buying group Caterforce has joined the Federation of Wholesale Distributors as a full member, increasing the trade body’s representation of the food and drink distribution sector and reflecting its increased focus on foodservice issues.
Wholesale lesson as Doncaster MP visits Batleys depot
Almost three thousand small businesses in and around Doncaster rely on Batleys Cash and Carry for their food and drink supplies, as local MP Rosie Winterton discovered on a visit to the Docking Hill wholesaler last Friday (November 14).
Budgens moves up a gear for Christmas
Budgens, the retail chain owned by Musgrave, is bidding for the premium market this Christmas with its expanded Discover the Taste range.
Bestway’s £100,000 donation to help children
Bestway Group has £100,000 to Action for Children – the main beneficiary of its Royal Ascot Charity Race day.
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Delice de France to rebrand in New Year
Well-known bakery and foodservice brand Delice de France is to rebrand as Coup de Pates in the New Year in a bid "to appeal more to UK chefs".
Health and organic wholesaler Tree of Life strikes a deal with Ocado
Tree of Life, the natural health and organic wholesaler has launched its own health food store on Ocado.com in a move that sees the company position itself as a consumer facing brand for the first time.
London wholesaler Gold Star on expansion path
Gold Star, the London-based wholesaler that launched in 2011 is already fast expanding as a delivered wholesaler.
Kitwave Wholesale: “It was a very good year”
Kitwave Wholesale Group, the independent UK wholesaler of FMCG products, last week announced record annual financial results.
JJ Food Service set to boost business with local authorities
JJ Food Service has secured a four-year contract on the Yorkshire Purchasing Organisation (YPO) framework in a move that is expected to boost its business with the local authority and education sector.
Wholesale industry reveals full UK economic contribution
The full extent of how wholesalers help to support the UK economy will be unveiled tomorrow (November 4) at a House of Commons reception hosted by Defra minister George Eustice.
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