Blog Category: Women in Wholesale

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 within the business Name, job title and company Sarah Whiddett, Head of Insight & Customer Experience, Bidfood

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Jill Livesey, Managing Director, HIM (second from right) with her team at WiW Conference 2017

Women in Wholesale (WiW) has commissioned a report with research consultancy HIM to support manufacturers and wholesalers to attract more females into wholesale roles. WiW Founder and Organiser, Elit Rowland, said: “One of the biggest challenges with recruitment in wholesale is attracting a diverse pipeline in the first place. Many manufacturers and wholesalers want more

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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

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State-of-the-art fully-equipped auditorium

The Women in Wholesale 2’018 conference will be held on Tuesday 11th September at The Royal Society of Medicine at 1 Wimpole Street, W1G 0AE. Just a stone’s throw from London’s Oxford Street, we have invested in a state-of-the-art auditorium to offer delegates a first class experience and optimum comfort on the day. The Guy Whittle

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This week LEAD UK Chapter held its Christmas Networking event at the prestigious Ernst Young (EY) Offices at 1 More Place, just a stone’s throw from the stunning Tower of London.  More than 50 men and women attended to enjoy presentations on ‘Engaging Men in Gender Diversity’ and ‘Diversity and Inclusion Initiatives’ from guest speakers

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Women in Wholesale (WiW) is delighted to announce key dates for 2018 – the Spring Networking event will be held on April 26th and the Annual Conference will be help on October l8th. Please put them in your diaries! Both events will be held at the contemporary Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) Offices at 250 Bishopsgate, near London Liverpool Street Station. Big thank you to

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Flexible working, tackling unconscious bias and attracting and retaining talent were just some of the themes debated at the second Women in Wholesale (WiW) conference at The British Library last week. Almost 200 men and women from across the food and drink wholesale and manufacturing industry gathered to hear a raft of inspiring speakers discuss the

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National wholesaler JJ Food Service has increased the number of females working in the warehouse from zero to 13% in just six months, following its ‘Women in the Warehouse’ recruitment campaign. JJ Food Service COO, Mushtaque Ahmed, said, “Minor workplace adjustments have taken the physicality out of the traditional warehouse, helping to attract more females

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The Women in Wholesale (WiW) conference took place this week with the mission to support the development and progress of females working in UK grocery wholesale. Almost 200 wholesalers, cash and carries and FMCG brands gathered at the British Library in London for the event, more than double last year’s attendance.   Country Range MD, Coral

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