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Buying groups have a significant role in UK grocery & foodservice wholesaling, bringing together the joint scale of the many dynamic regional and even local wholesalers to enable them to compete with much larger national operators. Landmark and Today’s are the largest of these groups, representing extensive trading blocs with members including many of the key tier two wholesalers in both retail and foodservice channels.
In this presentation we look at a number of ways that industry can make the online channel more profitable throughout the supply chain.
We detail the benefits of the deal to Booker and how it will seek to build on these going forward.
As Central & Eastern Europe faces mixed economic fortunes in 2015, we reflect on what this means for retailers and suppliers. We also explore how retailers are reaffirming their commitments to Russia, as well as reviewing the latest developments at Metro Cash & Carry, Carrefour & Agrokor.
The latest sector performance statistics, including splits by route to market, customer channel and broad product category, plus route to market forecasts to 2019...
We spent a day with leading Brazilian wholesaler-distributor Martins, to see how it has managed to develop a truly national coverage and scale, and how it is helping raise standards for traditional and small retailers.

As Metro celebrates its 50 years anniversary, we examine how it is innovating and developing in China to better serve and engage local business and shoppers.

Multichannel means different things, and is at different stages of evolution, for different parties. This presentation looks at multichannel from a shopper perspective.
Who will capture share in the convenience channel? What implications could the developments in the Czech market have on the other markets in Central and Eastern Europe? Find out in our recent market visit.
A large format, no frills store, “atacarejo” is part oversized discounter, part cash & carry/hypermarket hybrid, delivering great brands at low prices. We examine this Brazilian success story, look at how Carrefour has adapted it for Spain, and consider where it may go next.