Are drones set to transform wholesale?

Martyn Fisher on what benefits drones can deliver to your business   Consultancy powerhouse PWC has predicted that drones will lead to a £42bn increase in UK gross domestic product (GDP) by 2030, with 76,000 of...

Ex-Bestway and Costco man lands SWA top job

The Scottish Wholesale Association (SWA) has appointed Colin Smith as chief executive (designate), succeeding current executive director Kate Salmon who is retiring after leading the trade body for 35 years. Smith, whose career in the...
Women in Wholesale

Gender equality in wholesale – the benefits it can deliver

Helena Drakakis looks into the positive change that gender equality in wholesale can deliver How does a company ensure it looks outwards and attracts a more diverse workforce? The issue is not exclusive to wholesale,...
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What went wrong with KFC’s distribution partner switch?

Why did the chicken cross the road? If that joke had been told in February, the punchline would have been because it was safe to walk past a branch of Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC),...
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The government is focused on reducing plastic packaging: what will change?

David Burrows looks at the shift in perceptions and policies around the use of plastic packaging. Any day now, the Treasury is expected to launch a call for evidence on how charges and taxes could...