SWA hoping to be recognised on DRS board

Colin Smith, chief executive of the Scottish Wholesale Association (SWA), has presented to the Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee at Holyrood demanding that the SWA is recognised as a member of the...

John Mills and Unitas to part ways

Unitas deputy managing director John Mills is to leave the company at the end of the year, following the completion of the merger between Landmark Wholesale and Today’s Group. Mills’ role was created to manage...

Research shows customers spending more at cash and carries

Retailer spend per visit at cash and carries increased by 40% from £858 in 2018 to £1,205 in 2019, with foodservice operators’ spend per visit also increasing by 6% (£196 to £207), according to...

All Confex members to become shareholders in structural overhaul

All of Confex’s members are to become shareholders in the buying group from the start of next year, with future profits made by head office shared amongst the membership according to their contribution to...

FWD issues election manifesto

The Federation of Wholesale Distributors has identified six priorities the new government needs to address in the trade association’s Election Manifesto. A UK election will be taking place on 12 December and the FWD has drawn up...