4 April 2013
UK wholesaler Booker Group has booked an increase in revenue during 2012, led by gains from non-tobacco sales to caterers.
14 March 2013
Costcutter CEO Darcy Willson-Rymer has told just-food the UK c-store group's new venture with wholesaler Palmer & Harvey will benefit independent retailers and suppliers.
17 January 2013
The UK's largest cash and carry wholesaler Booker Group put in an "encouraging" and "strong" performance in the third quarter, according to analysts.
17 January 2013
The UK's largest cash and carry wholesaler Booker Group has posted an increase in third-quarter sales, boosted by revenue growth in all its divisions.
18 December 2012
Grocers undoubtedly felt the economic pressures in 2012 with discounters enjoying buoyant growth as a result of an increase in value-seeking consumers. Shoppers' focus on value led to rising online sales and further investment in the channel from the world's food retailers. However, the year was not just about expansion. Some of the world's largest grocers have scaled back overseas, with the trend towards internalisation slowing. Michelle Russell takes a look at the highs and lows for international retailers in 2012.
18 October 2012
The UK's largest cash and carry wholesaler Booker Group has posted a 13% rise in first-half profits, beating market expectations and prompting shares in the group to jump in morning trade today (18 October).
20 September 2012
Booker has said Makro's performance in the second quarter was "challenging" as the firm booked an increase in group sales.
18 July 2012
UK wholesaler Booker Group unveiled a resilient first-quarter sales performance. While lower tobacco sales weighed on the firm's revenues, non-tobacco, which primarily includes food and drink products, saw strong growth despite fears the poor weather and tough comparisons would dampen the result.
15 November 2011
UK-based 2 Sisters Food Group today (15 November) announced two senior appointments.
15 September 2011
UK wholesaler Booker Group saw its sales grow for its second quarter, amid a "challenging" trading environment.
16 December 2010
Booker Group chief executive Charles Wilson has been appointed president of international food and grocery analysts IGD.
13 October 2009
Booker Group's strategic focus on improving “choice, price, service” and broadening its business has allowed it to post first-half sales and profits gains ahead of the overall market, a retail analyst observed.