grey stock

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 consultant Martin Williams, the former managing director of buying group...
key industry tips

Key industry figures on how to thrive in wholesale in 2018

After 12 months in which the sector witnessed its biggest business merge with Tesco, followed by the collapse of the trade’s second-biggest business, the wholesale landscape has been significantly altered. With margins as tight as...

Key soft drinks trends in 2018

Soft drinks are booming, whether drunk by themselves as an alternative to alcohol or used in mixers at home. But the introduction of the ‘sugar tax’ in April is set to make its mark...

Key alcohol trends in 2018

Consumers want greater variety and quality from their alcoholic drinks. Shireen Khalil looks at what is new, what is selling and what will be the hot trends of 2018. Maximising sales on your core range...

Amazon: how much of a threat does the retail monster pose to wholesale?

Martyn Fisher finds out how much of a threat the retail 'monster' poses wholesale. Amazon has defiantly parked its tanks on the lawn of the UK’s FMCG sector with its Fresh and Pantry divisions and...