Bestway retailers given access to depot network

Hollis Bestway

Bestway has announced that all retailers within the Bestway Retail symbol estate will have access to the Bestway and Batleys cash and carry depot network. Additionally, in line with the wholesalers existing rebate structure, retailers can receive rebate awards on qualified purchases.

Bestway’s retail director, Mike Hollis, says “It’s a fact of life within our industry that independent retailers need to top up their delivered services to ensure continuity of products and supplies at times of pressure to meet their individual needs and increased consumer demand.

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“And we are pleased to now make this official and support our retail partners by ensuring that every retailer in our group has access to our 65 depots in our Bestway and Batleys’ network. Importantly, they can earn rebate rewards on qualifying purchases in line with their current rebate structure.”

While Bestway’s rebate awards are available across a range of products, tobacco and one day deals are ineligible.

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Hollis concludes: “The last two weeks has seen grocery retail experience unprecedented disruption with some of the major supermarkets experiencing driver shortages and supplier shortfalls (as a result of ‘’Pingdemic’), which has led to shelf-gaps.

“This move to invite retailers into our depots is also timely in supporting continuity in convenience retail at a time of need.

“We believe in rewarding loyalty and I would maintain that our rebate system is the best in the business affording our retail partners opportunity for higher margins and business growth”.


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