Blog Category: Women in Wholesale

Women in Wholesale (WiW) is partnering with the Federation of Wholesale Distributors (FWD) to get more female wholesalers recognised and rewarded at the Skills and Development Awards, taking place on 6th November at the Houses of Parliament.  These non-competitive awards celebrate the achievements of wholesale people who have made a significant commitment to their employer

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Our 2018 conference will be held in the state-of-the-art auditorium at 1 Wimpole Street, London

Conference programme Theme:  PROGRESS TO SUCCESS!  Actionable advice to move businesses and careers forward Date: September 11th, 2018; Venue: 1 Wimpole Street, London, W1G 0LZ Schedule  9:30am – 10:00am Coffee and registration 10:00am – 10:10am Welcome from Elit Rowland, WiW Founder Session One 10:10am – 11:10am The Wholesale Landscape Chair: Clare Bocking, Commercial Director, Tulip Food Solutions

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Organisers of Women in Wholesale (WiW) have announced that the theme for the 2018 conference taking place on September 11th in London, will be ‘Progress to Success.’ Opening the day will be Debbie Harrison, Joint Managing Director of Pricecheck (pictured below) – a fast-growing UK wholesaler and member of the Today’s Group. Debbie has worked

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Kirsty Winkel, Trading Manager for Landmark Wholesale shares the highlights of her nine-year career with Landmark Wholesale  How long have you worked in your current job? I joined Landmark Wholesale in November 2008, working within the Accounts Department but I secured my current role in Trading (Non-Food – Branded & Own Brand) in November 2017 What

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88% of managing directors and HR personnel within the wholesale industry believe a gender-diverse workforce can have a positive impact on how a business performs, with 57% of managing directors wanting more female representation at board level.  Yet, how the industry targets females through the recruitment process could be a reason wholesale is not attracting

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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

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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

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We’re delighted to be working with wholesale’s most inspiring leaders for our first-ever speed networking and mentoring event.  Our mentors will be sharing practical advice and career boosting tips. Topics include: career progression, confidence, how to lead and motivate teams and how to better support women in the workplace. Check out the line up below and

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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

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