c-stores-japan

Nick Shanagher considers the Japanese convenience market

The Japanese c-store model has had a successful few years, but even its top operators have difficulty exporting the system to other countries. Retailers on the Independent Retail Owners Forum study tour spent time in...
Nick Read, chief executive officer of Nisa Retail has stepped down as CEO

Nick Read to step down as CEO of Nisa Retail

Nick Read has stepped down as the CEO of Nisa Retail. As a result, the Board of Nisa has engaged in a succession planning process, the result of which will be announced in due...
soft drinks category

The wholesaler guide to soft drinks

Britvic is working with wholesalers to offer inspiration and advice on how to refresh your soft drinks category and ensure you maximise your profits. With a portfolio of iconic brands, Britvic is set on...
selling to consumers

Selling to consumers: Good or bad?

For decades, wholesalers made up an entire industry by serving as the middlemen between manufacturers and retailers, food outlets and caterers. Selling directly to consumers was ‘dangerous territory’ that was to be avoided. But times are changing...

Are you promoting your pricemarked packs?

Love them or loathe them, pricemarked packs (PMPs) are here to stay. Customers love them, with about half of shoppers saying pricemarks reassure them that they are getting good value. But those low prices that...