The Scottish Wholesale Association (SWA) has announced the appointment of Asim Sarwar, managing director of the Glasgow-based United Wholesale (Scotland) group, as the new president of the SWA, succeeding George Benson.
Now in its fourth year, the British Retail Consortium’s (BRC’s) Annual Retail Lecture is set to challenge industry thinking, inspire fresh ideas and present new possibilities.
Retailers and manufacturers who have shown excellence in the face of adversity, are being urged to celebrate their achievements and enter this year’s IGD Awards.
The Norwegian Seafood Council (NSC) has announced the appointment of a dedicated UK representative, Jack Robert Møller.
C J Lang & Son Ltd has announced the appointment of Roy Williams as its new independent sales controller.
Morrisons has announces that Emily Lawson has been appointed new group human resources director.
British Athletics has confirmed Sainsbury’s as the title sponsor of the Sainsbury’s Summer Series – three world class athletics events in the UK this summer, culminating in the Sainsbury’s Anniversary Games at The Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, Stratford from Friday 26 July to Sunday 28 July.
Today’s Group has announced that its chairman, Rodney Hunt is stepping down from the role he has held since 2009 in favour of Mark Windebank, current board member and owner/MD of Savage & Whitten, based in Northern Ireland.
Nisa Retail Limited has announced the appointment of Amanda Jones to the role of chief operating officer.
With the Carrier Bag Levy being introduced in Northern Ireland today, the Northern Ireland Independent Retail Trade Association (NIIRTA) has expressed major concerns over the scheme, but pledged to work with the Department of the Environment (DOE) on its implementation.