Landmark and Today’s buying groups announce merger

Landmark Wholesale and Today’s Group have announced a merger which would create a new super-group called Unitas Wholesale. Both parties claim that the objective of the proposed merger is to create a larger, more effective...

Charles Wilson exits Tesco board, but will still lead Booker

Charles Wilson is stepping down from the Tesco company board after being diagnosed with throat cancer. He will remain on Tesco's executive committee and will focus on leading the Booker business, reporting to Tesco's overall...
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Carbon shortages hit drinks sales

Carbon dioxide shortages could have a detrimental effect on carbonated soft drink and alcohol sales during the summer trading period, wholesalers have warned. A combination of closures and maintenance to at least five producers of...
Booker CEO Charles Wilson with Tesco boss Dave Lewis

Booker sales rise by 14.3%

Booker grew sales by 14.3% in the three months to 26 May, 2018. The wholesale giant seems to have suffered no ill effects from its association with Tesco – which reported a 1.8% growth in group sales...

Pioneer named North of England ‘family business of the year’

Cumbrian wholesaler Pioneer Foodservice has been named the ‘North of England & Northern Ireland Family Business of the Year’. Business owners from all corners of the UK attended the London event following their successes at...