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eWholesale Collective: Let’s get digital

September 12, 2023 9:37 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Wholesale News gathered e-commerce experts from across the industry for this year’s eWholesale Collective masterclass on harnessing digital opportunities. So what did we find out? Photography: Roy Kilcullen Watch highlights of this year’s event in the video below: ATTENDEES For... Read more

Wholesalers embrace open banking savings

August 4, 2023 10:14 am Published by Leave your thoughts

In a bid to reduce the cost to do business, wholesalers are embracing new technologies such as open banking solutions Highlighting this desire to make savings,’s open banking solution has now hit more than 3,000 monthly transactions. While for... Read more

Q Catering takes offer online

June 22, 2023 1:06 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

In response to customer demand, Q Catering has launched a new online ordering system The new system enables customers of the South East independent foodservice wholesaler to place orders at any time of day, create multiple shopping lists and view... Read more

5 takeaways from the Wholesale Online Report

May 26, 2023 11:31 am Published by Leave your thoughts CEO Rob Mannion highlights the biggest talking points after contributing to Lumina Intelligence’s annual report for the wholesale sector 1: ONLINE TRANSACTIONS UP, BASKET SIZES DOWN The figures show that while online-ordering frequency is increasing, basket sizes are down,... Read more

eCommerce confusion? Ask the experts

May 26, 2023 11:20 am Published by Leave your thoughts

The eWholesale Collective is a group of e-commerce experts from four of the UK’s leading brands offering solutions for the sector’s e-commerce challenges QUESTION I know that we have to embrace e-commerce to stay relevant, but I feel like we’re... Read more

Open banking boosts wholesaler security

May 19, 2023 4:18 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Open banking is proving to have additional security benefits for wholesalers, says Sugro after it introduced the payment solution to its membership Some Sugro wholesalers have introduced the payment service into their operations to cut down on card transaction charges... Read more

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Wholesalers roll out WhatsApp to retailers

March 17, 2023 4:39 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Two wholesalers have launched WhatsApp to support their retailers with direct digital communications Bestway and Sugro have both extended their digital services to include WhatsApp for customers, with both wholesalers launching this week. Once retailers have opted into the service,... Read more

E-commerce focus for Sugro and PepsiCo

March 6, 2023 9:25 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Buying group Sugro is partnering with PepsiCo to improve e-commerce performance with targeted advertising focused on different customer groups By ‘split testing’ adverts, businesses can target multiple versions of an advert at separate customer profiles, in order to identify which... Read more