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tesco

Tesco pledges to end all-white board

The chairman of Tesco, Britain's biggest retailer, on Friday pledged to end the all-white make-up of its board of directors. The supermarket group's current board...

Illicit alcohol and tobacco causes £4bn loss to the public 

The latest tax gap figures from the HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) show that Illicit trade in alcohol and tobacco causes £3.8 billion loss to...
Blakemore

Bestway Wholesale to acquire two Blakemore depots

Bestway Wholesale has announced the acquisition of Blakemore Wholesale’ two cash and carry depots. The deal, which remains subject to completion, for an undisclosed...
sugary drinks

Children consume more than a year’s worth of sugar in 6 months

Children in England have already consumed more than a year’s worth of sugar, according to figures from Public Health England (PHE). Children aged 4 to...
Blakemore

Parfett’s Cash & Carry acquires Blakemore’s Middlesbrough depot

Parfett’s Cash and Carry has announced the purchase of Blakemore Wholesale Cash and Carry business based in Middlesbrough. The acquisition takes the number of Parfett’s branches...
Amazon Go store

Microsoft takes aim at Amazon with push for checkout-free retail

Microsoft Corp is working on technology that would eliminate cashiers and checkout lines from stores, in a nascent challenge to Amazon.com Inc's automated grocery...

Britons go on spending spree to mark royal wedding, sunshine

British retail sales jumped for a second month in a row in May as a royal wedding and warm weather helped shoppers put a winter slump...
Mimaki UCJV300-160

Visual display provider UK POS invests in advanced printing solutions

UK POS, a leading provider of visual display solutions, has expanded their in-house print service, offering a more diverse printing solution than ever before. The...
Tayto

Golden Wonder maker Tayto acquires The Real Pork Crackling Company

Tayto Group has purchased The Real Pork Crackling Company from owner Chris Cunliffe for an undisclosed sum.  As well as producing pork scratchings, the...
Abra

Abra invests in delivery and sales expansion

North London wholesaler Abra Wholesale has announced investment in new liveried delivered vehicles and increase in its sales force. The new DAF LF 2018 trucks are state...