Bestway Wholesale restructures business

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TradeSquare Connect converts 100 Australian brands into wholesalers

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Australian B2B marketplace TradeSquare has expanded its reach by creating a spin-off solution – TradeSquare Connect – that allows businesses that do not otherwise have a wholesale offer to launch one using its platform.

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Scottish wholesalers urge businesses to #BeKindToWholesale

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The Scottish Wholesale Association (SWA) has launched a #BeKindToWholesale campaign in response to recent incidents of “unacceptable abuse” towards wholesale staff including delivery drivers, telesales, and credit control teams.

Guinness 0.0 launching into wholesalers

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into wholesalers later this month. launching into wholesalers. Guinness is set to launch its Guinness 0.0 The variant will retail between £3.50 and £4.50 for a 4x440ml pack and will be supported by a consumer marketing campaign including a TV advert. Brand owner Diageo said Guinness 0.0

$400 Million Funding Round Pushes Wholesale Marketplace Faire’s Value to $12.4B

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Online B2B wholesale marketplace Faire has closed a $400 million Series G funding round, its third in the last year. Digital Commerce E-commerce Experience Inventory & Merchandising Market News b2b marketplace faire funding round series g funding wholesale wholesale marketplace

Scottish wholesaler JW Filshill starts prioritising staff’s mental health

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Scottish wholesaler J W Filshill says it is going to make staff mental health and well-being a priority. This story continues at Scottish wholesaler JW Filshill starts prioritising staff’s mental health. Industry News JW Filshill Mental health wholesalers

Unitas Wholesale launches new category guidance

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Unitas Wholesale has launched new category guidance on energy drinks and hard seltzers. Unitas Wholesale has partnered with CCEP to provide key. This story continues at Unitas Wholesale launches new category guidance.

Scottish Wholesale Association confirms return of Achievers in 2022

Retail Times

The Achievers Awards, the long-established industry programme that rewards outstanding performance across the wholesale trade in Scotland, is to return in 2022, the Scottish Wholesale Association has confirmed. Awards Services Time Scottish Wholesale Association

Scottish Wholesale Association’s decarbonisation project moves forward

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The Scottish Wholesale Association (SWA) is moving into the second phase of its decarbonisation project. The trade body is aiming to decarbonise the wholesale food supply chain and achieve net-zero emissions by 2045.

Scottish wholesalers find going green is a hard road

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The Scottish Wholesale Association(SWA) has analysed the entire national fleet of delivery vehicles in the first stage in a project to decarbonise the industry. This story continues at Scottish wholesalers find going green is a hard road.

Unitas Wholesale hosts virtual trade show

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Unitas Wholesale’s second virtual trade show saw more than 630 meetings taking place between member wholesalers and supplier partners. This story continues at Unitas Wholesale hosts virtual trade show.

Big interview: John Kinney, Unitas Wholesale

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When John Kinney was unveiled as the next managing director of Unitas Wholesale in February this year, many independent retailers will have been heartened by the news. This story continues at Big interview: John Kinney, Unitas Wholesale. Special Reports Unitas Wholesale

Unitas Wholesale launches new category guidance

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Unitas Wholesale has partnered with Accolade Wines, Heineken UK, and Lucozade Ribena Suntory for new mini category guides for summer drinks and sports energy drinks. This story continues at Unitas Wholesale launches new category guidance.

Wholesale Marketplace Faire Triples Valuation with $260M in Fresh Funding

Retail Touch

Online wholesale marketplace Faire has raised $260 million in a Series F funding round led by Sequoia Capital. Digital Commerce Inventory & Merchandising Market News faire funding round investments sequoia capital Series F funding SMBs wholesale wholesale marketplace

Turnover soars for Scottish wholesaler during pandemic

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One of Scotland’s oldest independent food and drink wholesalers, JW Filshill, saw turnover rise by 23% to £191m in the year ending 31 January. This story continues at Turnover soars for Scottish wholesaler during pandemic. Industry News coronavirus JW Filshill KeyStore wholesale

Strong sales performance from Scottish wholesaler and retailer

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Scottish Spar wholesaler and convenience operator CJ Lang has delivered a strong sales performance during a period when lockdown helped boost community retailing. This story continues at Strong sales performance from Scottish wholesaler and retailer.

Sainsbury’s pulls the plug on wholesale operation

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Sainsbury’s has unilaterally decided to close down its wholesale business and therefore stop supplying the SimplyFresh group with Sainsbury-labelled products. This story continues at Sainsbury’s pulls the plug on wholesale operation.

Bestway Wholesale retailer scores following summer football promotion

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A Bestway Wholesale retailer has won a £5,000 depot credit as part of an exclusive partnership with Coca-Cola Europacific Partners (CCEP) following a promotion linked to football’s recent Euro 2020. This story continues at Bestway Wholesale retailer scores following summer football promotion.

NFRN hails revamped news wholesaler complaints process

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This story continues at NFRN hails revamped news wholesaler complaints process. Industry News convenience stores news wholesale newsagents Press Distribution Forum The National Federation of Retail Newsagents (NFRN

Delivery hours extension welcomed by wholesalers, but leaves unions worried

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The government’s decision to extend lorry drivers’ hours from Monday has been welcomed by the Federation of Wholesale Distributors (FWD), because it will allow stores to get all the stock they need as lockdown ends.

Dee Bee Wholesale commits to tackling food waste

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Dee Bee Wholesale is collaborating with digital platform Gander in its local Today’s convenience stores to tackle food waste in England. Dee Bee Wholesale retailers will adapt Gander’s onboarding model by easily integrating it into Today’s stores’ EPOS.

Home secretary says police response to wholesale crime is “not good enough”

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Patel met representatives of food and drink wholesalers during a visit to Costco in Chingford with local MP Iain Duncan Smith. The Federation of Wholesale Distributors told Patel that. This story continues at Home secretary says police response to wholesale crime is “not good enough”.

Wholesale Marketplace Faire Expands into Europe

Retail Touch

B2B wholesale marketplace Faire is expanding into Europe with launches in the UK and the Netherlands, with plans to add additional European markets in the coming months.

Irons joins CJ Lang to drive wholesale and food service push

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Steve Irons has been appointed to the new role of wholesale & new channels director by Scottish wholesaler and convenience retailer CJ Lang. He will lead the development and growth of CJ Lang’s presence in the wholesale and food services markets.

Costco strengthens position atop wholesale club sector

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After seeing foot traffic decline last year, the company controlled 55.4% of visits to club retailers in March, according to Placer.ai.

Unitas Wholesale partners with leading brands to create category guides

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Unitas Wholesale has worked with Nestle Food & Beverages and Coca-Cola European Partners to develop two new category guides. This story continues at Unitas Wholesale partners with leading brands to create category guides.

A Wholesale Platform Built for Small Grocery Stores

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Founded by a grocer, Mable is committed to helping the small business community thrive with their easy-to-use wholesale platform. . Transforming the World of Wholesale. The post A Wholesale Platform Built for Small Grocery Stores appeared first on Independent Retailer.

Bestway Wholesale unveils new field support structure for symbol retailers

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Bestway Wholesale has unveiled a new structure for its field-based operations team that works with the group’s symbol retailers, in the next phase of its plans to bring together the convenience, franchise, company-owned, and new business functions under one Bestway Retail team.

Wholesale ecommerce platform aims to help c-stores compete with supermarkets

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Subscribbe, a wholesale ecommerce platform that will enable independent convenience stores to compete with the big supermarkets by creating a ‘corner shop conglomerate’, is to be launched. Industry News convenience stores Subscribbe wholesale

Walgreens Divests Wholesale Business for $6.5 Billion to Focus on Retail Offerings

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Walgreens Boots Alliance will sell its Alliance Healthcare wholesale business to AmerisourceBergen Corporation for approximately $6.5 Mergers & Acquisitions Supply Chain & Sourcing amerisourcebergen walgreens boots alliance wholesale

BJ’s Wholesale Club Names Interim Leader President and CEO

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BJ’s Wholesale Club has appointed Bob Eddy as the company’s new President and CEO. Bob’s leadership, strategic vision and deep knowledge of the business have been pivotal in driving BJ’s Wholesale Club’s transformation and record growth across all key metrics,” said Christopher J.

BJ’s Wholesale Club President and CEO Dies at Age 48

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BJ’s Wholesale Club President and CEO Lee Delaney died unexpectedly on April 8 due to presumed natural causes. Baldwin, Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors at BJ’s Wholesale Club in a statement. Retail Movers & Shakers Store Operations bj's wholesale club CEO

New service aims to ditch wholesalers and let stores buy from manufacturers

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An e-commerce platform that plans to help convenience stores by-pass wholesalers and buy direct from manufacturers is to launch by the end of this year. This story continues at New service aims to ditch wholesalers and let stores buy from manufacturers.

Hovis signs deal with Spar Scotland wholesaler

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This story continues at Hovis signs deal with Spar Scotland wholesaler. Hovis has partnered with CJ Lang and Son to launch its core range into selected Spar Scotland stores. The range is available now, alongside Hovis’ Scottish Mothers Pride brand.

BJ’s Wholesale Club Makes C-Level Appointments for Merchandising, Digital and Membership Departments

Retail Touch

BJ’s Wholesale Club has appointed Rachael Vegas as EVP, Chief Merchandise Officer (CMO). News Briefs bj's wholesale clubIt’s one of three C-level appointments, all effective immediately, for the retailer’s digital and membership operations.

Under Armour Will Exit up to 3,000 Wholesale Partnerships to Focus on DTC

Retail Touch

Under Armour plans to overhaul its wholesale partnerships, exiting between 2,000 and 3,000 stores in North America, according to company executives on a recent earnings call. Wholesale revenue decreased 7% to $830 million , and DTC revenue increased 17%.

Wholesale Marketplace Abound Raises $22.9M in Series A Funding

Retail Touch

Abound , a curated wholesale marketplace designed to connect small business owners and independent brands in the U.S. All products on the Abound platform are listed at wholesale prices, and the platform also features a free return policy and net 60 sale terms for qualified buyers. “My

Spar wholesaler James Hall & Co hits 60 million sandwiches

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Spar’s north of England wholesaler James Hall & Co has produced more than 60 million sandwiches since it started making them in 2009, it announced this week The wholesaler said it is now making more than 21,000 sandwiches a day at its purpose-built distribution centre in Preston.

BJ's Wholesale Club, Citizens Pay partner to offer installment plans

Retail Dive

The flexible payment option is available to members who make online purchases of more than $99

Unitas Wholesale partners with KP Snacks and P&G on new category guidance

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Unitas Wholesale has partnered with P&G and KP snacks to create new guidance on the personal care and crisps, snacks and nuts (CSN) categories. Plan for Profit category controller, Tracey Redfearn, said: This story continues at Unitas Wholesale partners with KP Snacks and P&G on new category guidance. Industry News Category advice convenience stores kp snacks P&G personal care snacking Unitas Wholesale

BJ’s Wholesale Club taps Bob Eddy as CEO

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BJ’s Wholesale Club Holdings Inc. Bob’s leadership, strategic vision and deep knowledge of the business have been pivotal in driving BJ’s Wholesale Club’s transformation and record growth across all key metrics,” BJ’s executive chairman Christopher Baldwin said.

How Constellation Brands is Using DTC Tactics to Take its Wholesale Business Omnichannel

Retail Touch

The beverage alcohol company, which has operated as a traditional distributor-based wholesale business for decades, is currently in the process of building out standalone websites for its key brands as it moves toward becoming a customer-centric omnichannel operation.

5 Ways to Manage Retail or Wholesale Prices

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Price management is one of the most important operation in any retail or wholesale environment. Retailers and wholesalers both must manage merchandise prices. For instance, you may have one price for retail, one for wholesale, and one for your outlet stores.