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Members show support for Landmark and Today's merger

The merged company would be called Unitas Wholesale

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CE Co-op Extra Time Checkout

Central England Co-op trials 'extra time' checkouts

15 Aug 2018 | By Ieuan Hughes

Central England Co-operative is trialing a new relaxed checkout lane at a food store in Derbyshire, to help support vulnerable customers.

Lifestyle Extra, Llanelli

Consultation on new personal licence fee closes

15 Aug 2018 | By Gaelle Walker

Scottish retailers have had the opportunity to respond to a Scottish government consultation on the introduction of a new fee for the renewal of personal licence applications.

Camelot Quarterly Prize Winner

Manchester retailer wins £10,000 in Camelot prize draw

14 Aug 2018 | By Ieuan Hughes

Waquar Akhtar, of Choudhry Brothers convenience store in Greater Manchester, has been named as the first National Lottery retailer to win £10,000 through Camelot’s Site, Stock, Sell quarterly prize draw.

Southern Co-op Charity Awareness Week

Southern Co-op staff raise £50,000 for local causes

14 Aug 2018 | By Ieuan Hughes

The Southern Co-operative has raised £50,000 for charities across the south of England after its staff took part in the society’s annual Charity Awareness Week.

Sainsbury's scan and go

Sainsbury's offers checkout-free shopping in London Local

13 Aug 2018 | By Gaelle Walker

Sainsbury’s has launched ‘scan and go’ technology in its busy convenience store in Clapham North, London.

Food to Go portions

Calls for caps on food to go portion sizes in Scotland

13 Aug 2018 | By Gaelle Walker

Portion sizes offered by food to go stores and outlets in Scotland are too large and must be capped, a new study by the government-funded research and advisory body Obesity Action Scotland claims.

Landmark and Todays merger combined logo

Landmark and Today's fascias to continue after merger

13 Aug 2018 | By Ieuan Hughes

Landmark Wholesale and Today’s Group have sought to reassure independent retailers about the future of their facias in the wake of the independent wholesale groups’ planned merger.

BBQ

Spar launches nationwide ‘Sparbecue’ campaign

13 Aug 2018 | By Ieuan Hughes

Spar UK has launched a new campaign to promote its range of own-label products this summer, inviting shoppers to host their own barbecue parties.

Martin Race Bestway

Bestway completes purchase of Blakemore depot in Walsall

13 Aug 2018 | By Ieuan Hughes

Bestway Wholesale has formally completed the purchase of the former A.F Blakemore depot in Walsall.

k supermarket Finland

Finnish store lets shoppers sleep over to escape heatwave

09 Aug 2018 | By Gaelle Walker

A Finnish supermarket has been allowing its customers to sleep the night in its cool aisles as the country continues to sizzle in high summer temperatures.

Police On Radio

Two men on trial for armed robbery at Ramsgate c-store

09 Aug 2018 | By Ieuan Hughes

Two men have appeared in court in connection with an armed robbery at a Ramsgate convenience store, which resulted in the owner of the store being shot and injured.

HMRC officer illicit tobacco and alcohol

Jail for store worker who hid 1,400 fake fags in his trousers

09 Aug 2018 | By Gaelle Walker

A grocery shop worker who was caught with thousands of illicit cigarettes down his trousers has been jailed for almost a year.

Queue management

Slow service at the till tops list of shopper gripes

08 Aug 2018 | By Gaelle Walker

In today’s increasingly fast-paced world, slow service at the checkout is the number one source of shopper irritation a new study has revealed.  

Dee Bee Wholesale company logo

Dee Bee reaps benefit of Grimsby acquisition

08 Aug 2018 | By David Rees

Dee Bee Wholesale is celebrating the recruitment of new customers in the Grimsby area following the acquisition of the former Blakemore Wholesale depot in the town

parfetts cash and carry

Parfetts thanks weather and deals for best ever trading

08 Aug 2018 | By Gaelle Walker

The recent good weather coupled with powerful promotions has seen trading at Parfett’s Cash and Carry hit an all-time high.

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