Steven Simpson

How will AG Barr handle the sugar levy?

BW: How has AG Barr helped wholesalers grow sales in the past 12 months? SS: ​Impulse is at the core of our business. We set out to offer the right range for the right customers at...
Just Eat

Revolutionising the takeaway food market: Just Eat

Technology is revolutionising the takeaway food market. Just Eat director Robin Clark – who is the keynote speaker at this year's Better Wholesaling Summit – tells Martyn Fisher how wholesalers can benefit. BW: What is...
wholesale labour costs

How to cope with increasing labour costs for wholesalers

Whoever wins the general election, the national minimum wage and National Living Wage will rise, increasing wholesalers’ labour costs. Priyanka Jethwa looks at the best ways to deal with the challenge. April saw the National...
health kick

Health kick: sugar-free, meat-free and gluten-free foods

Sugar-free, meat-free and gluten-free foods are becoming must-haves for retailers, food outlets and their wholesalers, says Toby Hill. With competition fierce, margins tight and customers’ needs diversifying, getting the right fresh, chilled & frozen range...
biscuit sales

Take the cake: will health guidelines cut sugar consumption?

Will health guidelines designed to cut our sugar consumption affect our love of sweet treats? Joseph Lee finds out Britain has a reputation for being obsessed with biscuits. We have the world’s highest consumption per...