Matthew Clark

Matthew Clark owner Conviviality ‘set to enter administration’

Matthew Clark owner Conviviality is reportedly on the verge of entering administration, after failing to raise £135m from an emergency cash call. The development is likely to lead to PricewaterhouseCoopers being appointed as administrator tomorrow...

Pioneer Foodservice named best family business in Cumbria

Pioneer Foodservice is celebrating after landing two awards at the Cumbria Family Business Awards 2018. As well as winning the 'Retailer and Wholesaler’ category, the business was also named 'Outstanding Cumbria Family Business of the...

Snow no problem for wholesalers: Sector triumphs in face of adversity

Wholesalers across the UK overcame challenging conditions presented by the so-called 'Beast from the East' to go above and beyond for their customers. Staff at foodservice wholesaler Country Fare, which delivers local produce to a...

New branding unveiled for Bestway Vans Direct

Bestway Wholesale has unveiled new branding for its recently-launched van sales operation. Called Bestway Vans Direct, the operation fills the void left following the demise of Palmer & Harvey's Snacksdirect and Sweetsdirect business, and services...

Mahoney named new Brakes CEO

Hugo Mahoney has been named the new CEO of Brakes UK. Mahoney joined Brakes ten months ago as chief commercial officer, having previously worked for Coca-Cola, data analytics firm LexisNexis, and accounting software giant Sage. He...