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In view of the wholesale store boom in China . We take a look at how Costco has performed in the country since its high-profile market entry in 2019. First year sales reached CNY2 bn (US$310m) Costco opened its first China store in Shanghai in 2019. That store achieved sales revenue of CNY2 bn (US$310m) in the first year. Because of COVID-19 restrictions (e.g. social distancing and contr...
Details on the performance of Tesco’s wholesale subsidiary, Booker, in its H1 results (six months to 28 August) show how the continuing influence of the pandemic episode is still affecting outcomes for food wholesaling across the two key customer channels, namely independent retailing and foodservice. As expected – foodservice the key contributor to wholesale growth In contrast to 2020 it’s s...
With a total area of 70,000 sq m (comparable to 10 football fields), the world’s largest and China’s first Sam’s Club flagship store has opened in Waigaoqiao Bonded Zone, Pudong New Area, Shanghai on 26 September. A shopping and entertainment destination The outlet includes a Sam's store, as well as catering, entertainment, and education. " It is not just another shopping outlet, but combin...

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07/10/2021
A guide to the retailer and its operations today. Updated quarterly to include latest information on performance, strategic developments, marketing initiatives, key personnel and must see stores.
07/10/2021
A guide to the retailer and its operations today. Updated quarterly to include latest information on performance, strategic developments, marketing initiatives, key personnel and must see stores.
30/09/2021
In this report, we show 20 ways you can grow your online wholesale, or B2B online sales. We also share our view on how online wholesale will develop in the future.
28/09/2021
The UK food and drink market continues to face a period of unprecedented change. In this report we identify which of the 10 drivers of change will have the biggest long term impact on the UK food and drink industry, and what this means for businesses in the sector.
UK grocery & foodservice wholesaling 2021: sector performance & statistics for 2020 plus five-year forecasts

This latest update of IGD’s unique wholesaling dataset seeks to measure the profound impacts affecting the sector in 2020 as well as tracking the key changes occurring in the channel such as the adoption of online/electronic ordering and the shift into delivery service.

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Costco, Wembley, UK

Wembley is Costco's 28th, and latest UK, warehouse, offering an excellent showcase of how the wholesaler targets a mixed customer base with a focus on value and quality on bulk goods.