Karl Goodwin

15 minutes with… Karl Goodwin

Karl Goodwin, commercial director at Creed Foodservice, on his journey into wholesale, and on what makes him tick. What was your first ever job? It was washing up! A family friend owned a club, and I washed...

Local currencies for local businesses?

How will the supply chain change if every transaction is logged, wonders Nick Shanagher. Support your local store by using the ‘blockchain’, Amos Meiri writes in the April issue of Wired. The co-founder of a start-up...
Country Fare

Gavin’s Millward’s ‘Fresh Thinking’ brings a unique approach to wholesaling

Gavin Millward’s path into wholesale was anything but linear. Millward grew up in South Africa and originally trained as a teacher. He and his wife, Debbie, came to Europe on their honeymoon for a backpacking...
flexible working

Tackling flexible working in wholesale

Brits want flexible working but just 6% of job adverts offer it. Elit Rowland looks at what wholesalers can do to help. Flexible working can boost productivity, happiness and corporate culture. So why do so...

Miller Foodservice joins Fairway Foodservice

Miller Foodservice has joined the Fairway Foodservice buying group, as part of its plans to double its turnover. The family-run foodservice company, which is based in York, was established in 2003. It has a turnover...