Stock levels

How can wholesalers improve stock levels?

Paul Hill looks at what can be done to improve stock levels this year Last year proved to be the perfect storm for poor availability. A combination of the World Cup, CO₂ issues and consecutive...
Today's Group conference, Lisbon

Exclusive: Today’s Group conference 2016 round-up

Wholesalers and leading suppliers gathered in Lisbon, Portugal, at the end of September to explore ‘trading for growth’ at
 this year’s Today’s Group conference. The event experimented with a slightly different format from usual, with...

News analysis: What does the future hold for the foodservice industry?

Paul Hill looks at what the long-term future holds for the foodservice industry Last year, the UK foodservice sector was predicted to grow from £98.4bn to £106bn in total market value by 2030*. However, the...

Glimmers of hope: how to compete with a Booker/Tesco merger

Priyanka Jethwa finds out what wholesalers can do to compete against a merged Booker/Tesco. Now that the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has given the Booker/Tesco merger the provisional go-ahead, all bets are off. But...
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...