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The latest update of IGD’s unique wholesaling sector dataset, providing performance statistics by route to market, customer channel and broad product category and also including top line forecasts out to 2022.

We profile the recently formed Unitas Wholsale buying group, created by the merger of Landmark and Today's.

We review the remapping of customer relationships and the impact on UK wholesaling, following the collpase of the market's leading delivered operator.

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The key leadership roles for the newly formed wholesale buying group, Unitas, have now been announced, creating an executive team drawing on both the existing Today's Group and Landmark senior teams.  Darren Goldney, the managing director of Today's will lead Unitas, with the managing director of Landmark, John Mills appointed as deputy managing director.

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The members of Landmark and Today's, the UK's two largest wholesale buying groups, have voted overwhelmingly in favour of their proposed merger launched in August.  96% of their total membership businesses who voted, voted to approve the deal, which is now expected to complete on 31 October. Total combined turnover of £9.2bn Bringing together the purchasing power of some 200 companies from ...
The UK's largest wholesalers Landmark Wholesale and Today's Group have announced plans to merge subject to member approval. If approved, the new buying group will be known as Unitas Wholesale Ltd and would represent 240 depots across the UK. A larger, more effective and efficient group In a joint statement the companies stated that the objective of the merger is to create a 'larger, mor...
Major northern regional cash & carry wholesaler, Parfetts has reported turnover for FY 2017/18 up to £345m, an increase of 6.5%.  Excluding the restraining effects of declining tobacco volumes, like-for-like sales were ahead 16%, with performance boosted by the collapse of Palmer & Harvey in late 2017, as many of its customers migrated to other wholesalers. 110 new symbol stores added While s...

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