Analysing the recent restructuring at Bestway

Paul Hill looks into how Bestway will now operate following a recent restructure Following a recent restructure at Bestway Wholesale, retail director Tony Holmes and director of trading for retail & own label Edward Smeaton...

How has the recent track and trace legislation affected the wholesale channel?

Paul Hill looks at how the recent track and trace legislation has affected the channel
Buying Groups

How recent developments show the evolving practises of the buying groups sector

Paul Hill looks into the recent developments coming out of the buying groups sector The news that 20 Confex members are to leave and form a new collective is the second major story coming out...

What does the rise in the National Living Wage means for the wholesale channel

The government must get its house in order before further increases to the National Living Wage (NLW) continue. This is the message from wholesalers feeling the pinch as the latest rise came into effect...
deposit return scheme

What are the possible outcomes of a DRS?

Last month, the Scottish government published its response to a consultation on a proposed deposit return scheme (DRS). Once it’s in place, consumers will be able to dispose of their bottles and cans and...