More Blakemore Wholesale depot closure dates announced

Blakemore Wholesale staff at the company’s Wolverhampton HQ have been warned that departments related to its cash & carry business are to shut down. A Blakemore spokesperson said: “This decision has been reached following careful...
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Photo gallery: Confex Green Wholesaler Awards

A record number of members entered this year’s Confex Green Wholesaler Awards, with the prizes given out during a ceremony at the buying group’s annual dinner and trade show at the De Vere Cotswold...

Blakemore Wholesale depot closure announced

Blakemore Wholesale’s Killingworth depot in North Tyneside will shut on 8 June as part of the company’s plans to exit the retail wholesale sector. The news comes a day after United Wholesale Grocers announced its...
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United Wholesale Grocers buys Blakemore Gateshead

Scotland's United Wholesale Grocers (UWG) has completed the purchase of the Gateshead depot from Blakemore Wholesale, its first property into England. The deal, which will retain all 45 existing members of staff, will see the...

Cumbria wholesaler expands premises in line with growth

A Cumbria-based foodservice wholesaler has transformed parts of the old mill it occupies into modern offices after outgrowing its previous premises. Fairway Foodservice member JMP Foodservice expanded its headquarters at Birks Mill, Sedbergh, in the Yorkshire Dales...