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UK: Booker sees H1 earnings jump

UK wholesale and convenience retailer Booker Group has reported a jump in half-years profits thanks to higher sales and the benefit from synergies from its acquisition of Metro Group's local cash-and-carry chain.

Talking shop: Delhaize CEO appointment brings uncertainty

Talking shop: Delhaize CEO appointment brings uncertainty

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 revenues up on catering sales

UK wholesaler Booker Group has booked an increase in revenue during 2012, led by gains from non-tobacco sales to caterers. In the year to 29 March, booker said sales were…

Interview: Costcutter CEO talks up Palmer & Harvey deal

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. The deal, announced yesterday (13 March),…

UK: Booker Q3 sales climb

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. In the 16 weeks ended 4…

UK: Booker H1 beats expectations

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…