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Bestway buys Bargain Booze

Bestway has bought Conviviality brands Bargain Booze and Wine Rack for £7m. Conviviality's retail arm, which also includes the WS Retail and Select Convenience chains,...

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Beat the Sugar Tax with bottled water

With the ‘sugar tax’ coming into effect this month and consumers increasingly health-conscious, Joseph Lee looks at the fastest-growing alternative to sugary drinks and...

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The wholesaler guide to soft drinks

Britvic is working with wholesalers to offer inspiration and advice on how to refresh your soft drinks category and ensure you maximise your profits. With a portfolio of iconic brands, Britvic is set on...

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What’s the best strategy when it comes to buying grey stock?

Martyn Fisher discovers what strategy wholesalers need to follow when it comes to buying grey-stock. The so-called ‘grey’ market has been around for decades. Wholesale...

Pioneer Foodservice named best family business in Cumbria

Pioneer Foodservice is celebrating after landing two awards at the Cumbria Family Business Awards 2018. As well as winning the 'Retailer and Wholesaler’ category, the...
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How to navigate the new ‘sugar tax’ era

Toby Hill assesses the soft drinks category as it prepares to enter the new ‘sugar tax’ era, and picks out the areas in which you...
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Amazon Go: the future of convenience?

Louise Banham on what she learned from visiting Amazon’s revolutionary new convenience store. A scanning system to enter the store, automated notifications that tell staff...

Snow no problem for wholesalers: Sector triumphs in face of adversity

Wholesalers across the UK overcame challenging conditions presented by the so-called 'Beast from the East' to go above and beyond for their customers. Staff at...

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