The first seminar in the Scottish Wholesale Association's 2013 training programme has been well received by wholesalers with delegates attending the event describing it as "informative and factual".
CJ Lang & Son, the long-established Dundee-based independent food and drink wholesaler, has been named the best wholesale business in Scotland at the prestigious Scottish Wholesale Achievers awards.
AS Scotland gears up for the referendum on independence in 2014, the Scottish Wholesale Association (SWA) is to explore the pros and cons of any ensuing changes from a business perspective – should Scotland vote for independence or choose not to – at its Annual Conference this summer.
The Tobacco Display Ban Guidance has been published by the Scottish Government with the Scottish Wholesale Association helping to shape the new legislation.
SWA member JW Gray & Co has launched a new ale specially crafted by the Orkney Brewery.
The Scottish Wholesale Association (SWA) is warning that the Scottish Government’s confirmation yesterday of the “tight” April 2013 implementation date of the tobacco display ban for larger shops is already creating nervousness in the trade.
John Forteith, general manager of Forteith Foodservice in Oban, has joined the SWA Council.
The Scottish Wholesale Association is inviting applications from prospective mentees and mentors for its innovative, new Mentoring Programme.
SWA wholesale member JB Foods has expanded its fleet with the acquisition of three new trucks.
Independent retailers and wholesalers have rallied to back the Scottish Wholesale Association’s trade-only ‘Plain Nonsense’ campaign against the UK Government’s proposals to introduce plain packaging on cigarettes and tobacco products, with 3,000 supporting a “no change” option.