Opinion: Coronavirus has led to channel polarisation in the wholesale market

The coronavirus outbreak has brought an unprecedented shift to the wholesale market, with performance in the retail and foodservice channels polarised, says Lumina Intelligence insights manager Ellen Codd. Wholesalers have dealt with significant logistical and stock...

BW Looking Forward Series: Trade Bodies & Insight Firms

With 2020 now out of the way and a clear light at the end of the coronavirus tunnel, industry figures from the wholesale industry make their predictions for the year ahead. James Bielby, chief executive, FWD: Expect a...

15 minutes with…the managing director of Savona Foodservice

Mike Morgan is the managing director of Savona Foodservice What was your first ever job? If you count my student days, then working on a sausage production line and helping to lamb and tend to...

BW Year in Review Series: Trade Bodies & Insight Firms

As we approach the end of a difficult year, Paul Hill speaks to leading industry figures to find out what they’ve learnt from this unique 12 months: James Bielby, chief executive, FWD: “It’s been a very difficult year for...
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BW Year in Review Series: Convenience Wholesalers

As we approach the end of a difficult year, Paul Hill speaks to leading figures at wholesale companies to find out what they’ve learnt from this unique 12 months: Paul Hargreaves, chief executive, Cotswold Fayre: We have had...