Blog Category: News


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Women in Wholesale (WiW) is sharing its tools, resources and knowledge to support sister organisations like Meat Business Women to help attract more females into male-heavy industries. WiW founder, Elit Rowland, said, “It’s important to have diversity up and down the supply chain – and that means supporting organisations that supply to, and buy from, wholesalers,

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National wholesaler JJ Foodservice has announced that more than half of applications for its recent branch manager vacancies were from females – a first for the business. Chief Operating Officer for JJ Foodservice, Mushtaque Ahmed, said:  “Traditionally, it has always been men that have applied for these roles. But our investment in training and initiatives

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Jemma Healy, Commercial Activation Controller (Wholesale) at Lucozade Ribena Suntory reveals how her strategic thinking helped to get the business closer to customers during a time of critical change  How long have you worked in your current job? Eighteen months What are your day to day responsibilities? I work on our wholesale business strategy and ensure we

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Carlsberg’s Helen Rimmer has 17 years of experience in wholesale – she says that asking for feedback from trusted colleagues can progress your career to the next level  How long have you worked in your current job? I’ve been in this role eight months, but with Carlsberg for four years and I transitioned into this role as

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Restaurant website builder FOODit, a JJ Foodservice company, has launched a ‘VIP feature’ which will help takeaways to know (and reward) their most loyal* customers. Head of Operations at FOODit, Richard Bradshaw said, “If it’s a customers’ ‘first time’ ordering from your takeaway, you might want to add a free side dish to their takeaway

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National wholesaler JJ Food Service has announced the winners of its Independent Takeaway Awards 2019 for customers that have online ordering websites with FOODit. The UK-wide awards cover 10 categories including the ‘Best Vegan’ as well as the ‘Most Popular’, ‘Best Unique Dish’ and a newly introduced ‘People’s Choice Award’ judged entirely by customers votes

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Women in Wholesale is giving ONE lucky person (or company) the chance to win a free two-hour Confidence Consultation with qualified coach Clare Bocking. To enter tell us why you want to win.   Clare has 25 years of commercial leadership experience, starting her career with Mars as a graduate recruit and leaving Mars as UK Sales Director

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We are delighted to announce our Mentors for the WiW Speed Networking & Mentoring event, which will take place on April 25th at 280 Bishopsgate – register now to guarantee your place!   The theme for this year is ‘Skilling Up’ and our mentors have been specially selected based on your feedback to support you to thrive

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