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‘Wholesale is of critical importance’ – Ian Patefield of Britvic

Date: June 25, 2019Leave a comment

Ian Patefield (pictured), the newly appointed GB wholesale director at Britvic, talks about the company’s new division covering convenience, catering and licensed trade. What proportion of your business goes through […]

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AG Barr: A winner time and time again

Date: March 19, 2019Leave a comment

AG Barr has repeatedly won the Achievers ‘Best Overall Service’ award. Ian Johnstone talks about the supplier’s success and outlines his strategy for the wholesale industry this year. To win […]

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Taylors of Harrogate: Wholesale is a real growth area

Date: January 17, 2019Leave a comment

Darren Grealy (pictured), senior wholesale manager at Taylors of Harrogate, suggests that cash & carries complement in-store offerings with online fixtures. How are you looking to develop your business through […]

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Mars Wrigley: still great headroom for growth of confectionery in wholesale

Date: September 13, 2018Leave a comment

Ayman Nasreldin (pictured), customer development director at Mars Wrigley Confectionery, advises focusing on core range, innovation, mini seasons and digital. What proportion of the Mars Wrigley Confectionery UK business goes […]

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CCEP: influencing and responding to trends

Date: August 22, 2018Leave a comment

Gary Black (pictured), sales director for wholesale and convenience at Coca-Cola European Partners, highlights opportunities in the changing soft drinks industry. What proportion of your UK sales goes through cash […]

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