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UK: Real Good Food Co.'s Napier Brown signs supply deals

10 Oct 2013

Napier Brown, the sugar trading subsidiary of The Real Good Food Co., has signed two "major" UK supply contracts for its Whitworths sugars range.

Talking shop: Delhaize CEO appointment brings uncertainty

4 Sep 2013

Shares in Belgian retailer Delhaize Group slid in morning trade today (4 September) as investors responded to the appointment of former Metro Group executive Frans Muller as CEO. While Muller has extensive retail experience, he comes to Delhaize from Metro's cash and carry arm and, significantly, has no experience of operating in Delhaize's largest market, the US. Katy Askew reports.

UK: Booker H1 beats expectations

18 Oct 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).

UK: Booker H1 sales up 8.5%

15 Sep 2011

UK wholesaler Booker Group saw its sales grow for its second quarter, amid a "challenging" trading environment.

UK: Booker CEO Wilson replaces Sainsbury's King as IGD head

16 Dec 2010

Booker Group chief executive Charles Wilson has been appointed president of international food and grocery analysts IGD.

INSIGHT: Booker strategic focus delivers gains

13 Oct 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.

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