Go Local symbol group hits 40 stores

Date : 18 October 2013
Parfetts has announced it has signed up 40 members to its symbol group Go Local.

Strong sales growth

One year on from its launch, Go Local, the symbol group run by cash and carry operator Parfetts has signed up 40 members; with retailers claiming to have seen up to a 40% increase in sales. The symbol group offers two fascias for customers, Go Local for smaller convenience stores and Go Local Extra for larger stores. In the same period, the Go Local retail club is believed to have signed up 200 new members, taking total membership to 1,000. The retail club allows retailers to retain more independence, without having to adopt a fascia.

Helping retailers thrive

Commenting on the news, Andy Whitworth, head of customer development said "This is a partnership for growth with Parfetts acting as a link between retailers and suppliers, helping independent retailers not just to survive but to thrive in the future. We're delighted with the strong growth so far and we will continue to invest in the Go Local symbol group to support future growth".

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