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    Pepsico links with Bestway in ‘YAYcation’ retailer prize draw

    2020-07-20T15:58:00Z

    Pepsico is looking to upgrade the nation’s staycations to YAY-cations with its biggest ever summer campaign, including a national retailer campaign with Bestway and a range of shopper communications.

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    New website from Bestway’s best-one

    2019-11-04T00:00:00Z

    Bestway’s symbol group best-one, has launched a new website for retailers, designed to improve their ‘digital shop-front’ to shoppers and to make the retailer shopping experience even more convenient. The launch comes as part of a bigger focus on developing the best-one symbol offer under the Bestway portfolio of ...

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    JUUL vape products rolling out in Bestway depots

    2019-06-07T00:00:00Z

    JUUL, the US market leader in the vape channel, has entered into a partnership with Bestway Wholesale to widen the distribution of its products here. The deal initially sees JUUL’s core range of Starter Kit and five JUULpod flavours (Golden Tobacco, Glacier Mint, Mango Nectar, Royal Creme and Apple ...

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    JUUL partners Bestway to widen distribution

    2019-05-24T00:00:00Z

    Vaping company JUUL has announced a partnership with Bestway Wholesale to widen the distribution of its products into the independent convenience channel. “We are delighted to have partnered with Bestway Wholesale to make JUUL products available to thousands of independent retailers through its Bestway and Batleys depots,” said John Patterson, ...

  • Bestway awards recognise staff "commitment and exceptional talent"
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    Bestway awards recognise staff "commitment and exceptional talent"

    2019-02-22T00:00:00Z

    Bestway Wholesale colleagues and supply partners came together last night at a glittering ceremony to celebrate the 2018 Bestway Performance Awards, which recognise talent and excellence across company’s employees for the 2017/18 financial year. The awards were judged with representatives from each department, and saw 17 colleagues and teams, ...

  • Former MRH retail chief takes helm at Bestway Retail
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    Former MRH retail chief takes helm at Bestway Retail

    2019-01-11T00:00:00Z

    The former managing director, retail of MRH, Andrew Cresswell, has been appointed chief retail officer of Bestway Retail, which comprises the company’s owned and franchise stores including Bargain Booze, Select Convenience, Central Convenience and Wine Rack. Central Convenience Stores has 20 forecourt sites. Cresswell was appointed managing director, retail, ...

  • Bestway adds two depots to boost service to customers
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    Bestway adds two depots to boost service to customers

    2018-06-18T00:00:00Z

    Bestway Wholesale has exchanged contracts with AF Blakemore with a view to purchasing two of the company’s cash and carry depots. The deal entails the purchase of the 151,000 square foot depot in Cardiff, and the 76,000 square foot depot in Walsall. Bestway Wholesale managing director, Martin Race, said: “We’re ...

  • Bestway increases involvement in forecourts with acquisition
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    Bestway increases involvement in forecourts with acquisition

    2018-04-11T00:00:00Z

    Bestway Wholesale has increased its involvement in the forecourt sector with the acquisition of the assets and brands of Conviviality Retail. Conviviality Retail has 769 stores in the UK, mainly operating through franchise models, including Bargain Booze, Select Convenience and Wine Rack. Conviviality Retail also purchased WS Retail (Central Convenience ...

  • Bestway unveils new identity for van sales operation
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    Bestway unveils new identity for van sales operation

    2018-03-07T00:00:00Z

    Bestway Wholesale has unveiled the new identity for its recently launched Van Sales operation. The van sales operation, which is called Bestway Vans Direct, fills the void following the demise of P H’s Snacksdirect and Sweetsdirect business and services more than 20,000 customers every two weeks. Noel Robinson, director of ...

  • Bestway symbol is up with the best ones
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    Bestway symbol is up with the best ones

    2018-02-21T00:00:00Z

    A recent Which? survey into the convenience sector which ranked Bestway Wholesale’s symbol offer best-one as one of the top three brands, proves the company’s success in the rankings last year was no one-hit wonder, according to the BW symbol development director James Hall. He said the investigation into ...

  • Bestway Wholesale takes over P&H’s van sales
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    Bestway Wholesale takes over P&H’s van sales

    2018-01-17T00:00:00Z

    Bestway Wholesale has announced that it will to start up a new van sales operation in light of P H’s Snacksdirect and Sweetsdirect businesses entering into administration. The van sales business will service more than 20,000 retail customers with a fleet of 180 vans that Bestway has acquired from ...

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    QP Petroleum takes top gong at Bestway awards

    2017-11-13T00:00:00Z

    Forecourts have excelled at Bestway Wholesale’s annual Retail Development Awards, taking two of the top awards. Overall winner was Best-one forecourt operator QP Petroleum in Runcorn, with owner Kuperan Murugesu collecting the trophy and a cheque for £10,000. Husband and wife team Kalpesh and Meeta Raja, who run a forecourt ...

  • Forecourts scoop top prizes at Bestway Retail Awards
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    Forecourts scoop top prizes at Bestway Retail Awards

    2017-11-01T00:00:00Z

    Forecourts have excelled at Bestway Wholesale’s annual Retail Development Awards, taking two of the top awards. Overall winner was Best-one forecourt operator QP Petroleum in Runcorn, with owner Kuperan Murugesu collecting the trophy and a cheque for £10,000. Husband and wife team Kalpesh and Meeta Raja (below with ...

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    Product news: Bestway relaunches own-label brand

    2017-07-03T00:00:00Z

    Independent wholesaler, Bestway Wholesale, is relaunching its retail own-label offer this summer, repositioning the label in light of the evolution in the own-label market. The current Best-in range, which encompasses over 500 products across ambient and chilled grocery, will be phased out over the coming months and will be ...

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    Certas Energy decides Bestway is the Best-one

    2017-01-09T00:00:00Z

    Certas Energy has reached agreement with Bestway Wholesale to be a preferred retail partner across its independent, Gulf and Pace-branded sites. The new agreement will see current and new sites being introduced to Bestway’s Best-one symbol, Xtra local Retail Club and depot network as a group retail partner of choice. ...

  • Certas Energy chooses Bestway as preferred retail partner
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    Certas Energy chooses Bestway as preferred retail partner

    2016-12-14T00:00:00Z

    Certas Energy has reached agreement with Bestway Wholesale to be a preferred retail partner across its independent, Gulf and Pace-branded sites. The new agreement will see current and new sites being introduced to Bestway’s Best-one Symbol, Xtra local Retail Club and depot network as a group retail partner of ...

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    Bestway boss warns on tobacco pricing

    2016-10-18T00:00:00Z

    Bestway Wholesale’s managing director is urging retailers to maintain the RRP on cigarettes and RYO tobacco as plain packs are making their way into the trade. Following research which suggests that only 20% of retailers are sticking to manufacturers’ RRPs following the removal of price marking on tobacco packaging, Bestway’s ...

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    Park Garage Group signs Bestway deal

    2016-06-01T00:00:00Z

    Top 50 Indie Park Garage Group has signed an exclusive distribution agreement with Bestway Wholesale. The group is currently ranked seventh in the Top 50 Indies and operates 48 sites under the Park and Shop fascia across England and Wales. Sunil Tandon, managing director of Park Garage Group, said: "As ...

  • Park Garage Group signs shop supply deal with Bestway Wholesale
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    Park Garage Group signs shop supply deal with Bestway Wholesale

    2016-05-06T00:00:00Z

    Top 50 Indie Park Garage Group has signed an exclusive distribution agreement with Bestway Wholesale. The group is currently ranked seventh in the Top 50 Indies and operates 48 sites under the Park and Shop fascia across England and Wales. Sunil Tandon, managing director of Park Garage Group, ...

  • Park Garage Group signs exclusive distribution agreement with Bestway Wholesale
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    Park Garage Group signs exclusive distribution agreement with Bestway Wholesale

    2016-05-06T00:00:00Z

    Top 50 Indie Park Garage Group has signed an exclusive distribution agreement with Bestway Wholesale. The group is currently ranked seventh in the Top 50 Indies and operates 48 sites under the Park and Shop fascia across England and Wales. Sunil Tandon, managing director of Park Garage Group, said: “As ...