Tesco-Booker merger

Deal of the decade: The Tesco-Booker merger

Charles Wilson is making the right moves with the Tesco deal, says Tom Gockelen-Kozlowski. In the days after the Tesco-Booker merger was announced, the wholesale and convenience store sectors went into hyperdrive. It is almost...

JJ manager’s Mini Italian Job jaunt for charity

Terry Larkin will be jumping in his 1986 Mini car with his best friend Steve Solley this October, as they set off with up to 100 other like-minded Mini-loving souls to embark on the...
illicit tobacco

Suspect It? Report It scheme to be rolled out across cash & carries

Imperial Tobacco and trade industry body the Federation of Wholesale Distributors (FWD) have collaborated on a new, wholesale-focused instalment in the Suspect it? Report it! campaign. Scheduled to appear imminently across the trade press and...

Greggs’ food-to-go strategy shift sees sales and profit rise

High Street food chain Greggs has reported a rise in both sales and profit, as its shift to becoming more of a food-to-go-focused business continues to bear fruit. Total sales rose by 7% to £894.2m...

Fairtrade sales rise for the first time since 2013

Sales of Fairtrade products in the UK rose 2% last year to more than £1.6bn. The growth was spearheaded by an 8% rise in sales of coffee and a 6% increase in banana sales. Overall,...