NLW

What does the rise in the National Living Wage means for the wholesale channel

The government must get its house in order before further increases to the National Living Wage (NLW) continue. This is the message from wholesalers feeling the pinch as the latest rise came into effect...
deposit return scheme

What are the possible outcomes of a DRS?

Last month, the Scottish government published its response to a consultation on a proposed deposit return scheme (DRS). Once it’s in place, consumers will be able to dispose of their bottles and cans and...
Stock levels

How can wholesalers improve stock levels?

Paul Hill looks at what can be done to improve stock levels this year Last year proved to be the perfect storm for poor availability. A combination of the World Cup, CO₂ issues and consecutive...

What does Unitas mean for the wholesale channel’s other buying groups?

After getting the green light from the majority of members of Today’s Group and Landmark Wholesale, the Unitas Wholesale buying group has been officially confirmed. “Through enhanced scale, relevance and capability, Unitas will be...
Supermarkets make wholesale play

How will supermarkets making a play in wholesale affect your business?

Martyn Fisher analyses what yet another supermarket play in wholesale means for the channel As part of a strategy to “work with new partners to grow our business and respond to rapidly changing shopper habits”,...