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Bestway Wholesale appoints new trading director

Bestway Wholesale has appointed Kenton Burchell to the role of trading director, a role managed by managing director Dawood Pervez before he assumed the...

Sainsbury’s and Asda commit to £1 billion annual price cut to save merger

Sainsbury's and Asda have committed to deliver £1 billion of lower prices annually by the third year post-completion of their proposed merger. The announcement is made...

Junk food: Government proposes restrictions on TV and online adverts

The government has launched a consultation proposing to restrict TV and online adverts for food and drink that is high in fat, sugar or...

Liverpool retailer raises over £620,000 for Good Causes

Liverpool retailer Margaret Baron is presented with a plaque by Nigel Railton, chief executive of National Lottery operator Camelot, to celebrate her store's players,...

GroceryAid refreshes Awards scheme

Industry charity GroceryAid has refreshed its Awards scheme that celebrates the support provided by the industry. The new format will recognise support in three critical pillars: Awareness, Fundraising...
Smiths News

Press Distribution Forum introduces new complaints recording process

Press Distribution Forum (PDF) has announced that it will make available complaints data from all three wholesale companies,  Menzies Distribution, Smiths News and DTR, on...

Millennial franchisees buck trend

Millennials are increasingly joining as franchisees and making a big impact, says retail convenience business One Stop. Whilst owning a convenience store might not seem...

First victory for postmasters over Horizon trial against Post Office

Postmasters fighting accusations of stealing millions secured a major victory in their group litigation against Post Office over the Horizon IT system. At the Common...

Imperial Tobacco launches anti-illicit trade hotline

Imperial Tobacco has announced the launch of its own anti-illicit trade (AIT) hotline. The hotline - 0800 0495992 - will allow anyone who suspects illicit...

Conference hears accounts of inclusivity from senior female executives

The inaugural ‘Diversity in Inclusion in Grocery’ conference, jointly organised by Tesco, Accenture, P&G, Mondelez and Coca Cola on 7 March at the Wembley...