The Association of Convenience Stores (ACS) has welcomed a new report calling for tougher punishments for the practice of ‘proxy purchasing’ – where parents, friends or older siblings purchase alcohol from off licences to give to under 18s.
ITV has announced that Tesco Finest is to partner with the nation’s most popular drama, Downton Abbey, in its first ever TV sponsorship.
Tesco has announced the appointment of Tom Hind as its new agriculture director.
Addressing Landmark Wholesale’s 40th Anniversary Conference in San Francisco, managing director Martin Williams has announced that their Chairman, Steve Parfett will retire from the position at their AGM in the Autumn.
Spar International has reported that Spar worldwide retail sales increased by 2.8% on last year, growing to €32bn.
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.