P&H

P&H: A wake-up call

Priyanka Jethwa looks at what happens next in wholesale after the collapse of Palmer & Harvey A catastrophic turn of events has left in its wake the collapse of the UK’s second-biggest wholesaler and fifth-biggest private...

Glimmers of hope: how to compete with a Booker/Tesco merger

Priyanka Jethwa finds out what wholesalers can do to compete against a merged Booker/Tesco. Now that the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has given the Booker/Tesco merger the provisional go-ahead, all bets are off. But...
supplier availability

How wholesalers can overcome availability challenges

Priyanka Jethwa on how wholesalers can overcome damaging availability challenges. Supplier availability falling short is the cause of myriad headaches in wholesale. Booker, Bestway and Palmer & Harvey (P&H) have all expressed concern, and Better Wholesaling...

Is there a way to boost low-sugar food sales?

David Burrows on a possible way to help boost sales of low- and no-sugar food post-Brexit. In August, the government released proposals for a temporary ‘frictionless’ market and customs area with the EU following Brexit....
Sainsburys Nisa

Tesco/Booker. Sainsbury’s/Nisa. What do these acquisitions mean for you?

Helena Drakakis looks at how wholesalers can manage impending industry acquisitions. Drop. Cover. Hold on. It’s the age-old advice given to people caught in an earthquake. If you’re lucky, you’ll survive the tremors but there...