Blog Category: Blog

Katie Jenkins of Bolt Learning

Bolt Learning’s Katie Jenkins (pictured) says that despite being excellent communicators, women freeze at business events. She offers her top tips to help women effortlessly work the room    Last month my husband and I were at our daughter’s new-parent night out, a social for Year 1 parents. On the way home, I asked my

read more

head shot

Janna Horsthuis is the Managing Director of Robinson’s, which was established in 1886 and has evolved, over five generations, into one of the Isle of Man’s best-known companies. Today, the foodservice retailer and wholesaler employs over 175 people and manages over 8,000 product lines. Janna is excited to be taking the family business into the

read more

Sarah took the opportunity to speak out at a senior leadership meeting and landed a fantastic job in the process

This month, our Top Talent interview is with Head of Insight and Customer Experience at Bidfood, Sarah Whiddett. She says taking risks, speaking out and using every opportunity to put yourself forward has helped her to progress quickly at Bidfood Name, job title and company Sarah Whiddett, Head of Insight & Customer Experience, Bidfood How long

read more

At WiW our mission is to highlight positive female role models in wholesale, particularly fresh faces and aspiring talent. So we’re kicking off 2018 with a NEW WiW Top Talent Spotlight. First up is Kelly Roberts, Sales Manager Wholesale. Coca-Cola European Partners (CCEP) who tells us about the toughest moment in her career, her aspirations for the

read more

Screen Shot 2017-09-22 at 11.01.19

A WiW Guest Blog by Janet Standing The idea that ‘people buy people’ is fundamental to the success of any kind of business, be it in a B2B or a B2C context. Wholesalers support small- to medium-sized retailers, on-trade customers and foodservice vendors who are the anchors of their community. And they continue to support

read more

photo-la-planete-des-singes-les-origines-rise-of-the-planet-of-the-apes-2011-4

I witnessed something awful at a meeting this week. Something that every manager, whether you’re a man or woman, should never do. Please read on. In a meeting, a group of senior managers share their ideas for a new campaign. I watch a newer, more inexperienced young lady take it all in, listen intently then at the

read more