Sugro has announced the acquisition of A List Brands and Interstoq to the buying group.
A List Brands, based in Manchester, caters to a variety of independent clearance and discount stores, as well as smaller wholesalers and cash & carry’s. Already established in the field of toiletries and pet food, they have joined Sugro UK to lean on their expertise within grocery and impulse categories.
Director of A List Brands, Aqib Maqbool said “We are delighted to join buying group Sugro UK, and we aim to take advantage of the full Sugro membership experience. With their help, we can offer the best in pricing, promotions, and look to offer a diverse range of products to our customers.
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“This will allow us to increase our business. We have had a great experience since joining Sugro membership recently, they are a fantastic team that provide support when required at any stage.”
Sugro UK was also chosen by Interstoq as their preferred buying group this year. Interstoq, which has depots in Oldham and Essex, is eager to take advantage of Sugro’s numerous initiatives and perks.
Director at Interstoq, Gordon McCarthy commented “Having spoken with three buying groups, we found Sugro UK to be the most responsive, professional and proactive; the Head Office team really took the time to learn about our business, and we were looking for the longevity that Sugro UK promised.
“As we work towards a more strategic approach to our customer base, we feel Sugro UK are best placed in terms of offering that extra level of support, and we anticipate a long-standing relationship with them.”
Head of business development for Sugro UK, Tabitha Hunter-Smale also added “we are delighted to welcome two new members to the Sugro family. As a group, we constantly strive to offer our wholesale members the very best in support and guidance, and we are confident we can add value to these wholesale companies collectively”.