The new chew

ELIT ROWLAND talks to Jon Eatly about the impact of bottled gum on the independent channel BW: The launch of your new bottle format is intended to inject £12m of sales into the business –...

Engage your customers’ brain

Educating customers is driving fantastic loyalty for foodservice wholesalers Promotions, deals and discounts are an important way to drive retailers into your depot, but for the foodservice and catering customer, engagement spans beyond just price. Leading...

Blakemore gets painting to support charity

Volunteers from AF Blakemore & Son Ltd’s HR team picked up their paintbrushes and transformed an outdoor play area at a Wolverhampton women’s refuge. A total of 13 employee volunteers worked together over two days...

Only 33% of retailers buy NPD in soft drinks

Retailers could be doing more to grow the soft drinks category according to key speakers at GSK LIVE today. Research from the leading soft drinks supplier revealed that only 34% retailers follow a planogram...

Brakes capitalising on gourmet fast food

A new gourmet hot dog concept has been developed by Brakes to allow operators to capitalise on one of the latest food trends and drive profit. The UK food scene has witnessed a resurgence in...