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.

Unitas Wholesale: building on enhanced scale to extend benefits in independent wholesaling

We profile the recently formed Unitas Wholsale buying group, created by the merger of Landmark and Today's.

2018: after Palmer & Harvey

We review the remapping of customer relationships and the impact on UK wholesaling, following the collpase of the market's leading delivered operator.

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Major regional, north west-based, UK wholesaler Parfetts has reported another record year of sales, revealing turnover of £634m for the 12 months to June 2023; an increase of 4.7% on the previous period.

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North-west based wholesaler Parfetts has recorded another strong annual trading performance, building on a series of outstanding annual results over the pandemic period. Over the 52-weeks to June 2022 Parfetts’ sales were up a further 6% reaching £605m, in spite of the very steep comparative from 2021 when sales leapt by 19.2%. This comes as the business continues to invest in future growth, in...
Leading national wholesale buying group Unitas has rejigged its executive structure with Cheryl Hope, Trading Director now assuming responsibility for the whole of its trading function and reporting directly into Managing Director John Kinney. Aoife Kenny to focus on strategic development projects Aoife Kenny, who has previously had trading under her overall remit as Commercial Director wil...
Major London-based cash & carry wholesaler, Dhamecha is to acquire two depots from midlands operator Hyperama in Nottingham and West Bromwich. This purchase will take Dhamecha’s total estate to 12 depots, increasing its presence in the midlands to four sites, with its existing locations in Leicester and Birmingham. New sites to sustain Dhamecha’s strong record of growth Against a background...
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