AN ambitious initiative by the Scottish Wholesale Association (SWA) to improve skills and nurture emerging talent within the wholesale industry has led to the launch of the Scottish Wholesale Association Mentoring and Training Trust.
WHOLESALERS must work hard to help retailers deal positively with the implications of new legislation, according to George Benson, president of the Scottish Wholesale Association (SWA).
Recent customer service workshops, held as part of the SWA's 2012 Training Programme, have been particularly well received by participants, according to the association's training provider, 121 HR Solutions.
THE much-acclaimed trade guide for independent retailers selling alcohol, produced last autumn by leading industry trade associations the Scottish Grocers’ Federation (SGF) and the Scottish Wholesale Association (SWA), has been launched as an App on iTunes.
STRIVING for best practice and learning from others will help strengthen the wholesale industry and build respect from suppliers.
THE Scottish Wholesale Association (SWA) has launched a robust campaign – entitled ‘Plain Nonsense’ – against the UK Government’s proposals to introduce plain packaging on cigarettes and tobacco products.
New workshops entitled 'Customer Care for Drivers' have been confirmed for the 2012 Scottish Wholesale Association training programme.
Scottish Wholesale Achievers: what’s in it for the sponsors? Martin Dyer, senior national account manager at SHS Sales & Marketing (GB) Ltd – sponsor of Best Licensed Wholesaler (On-Trade) in Achievers 2012 – tells us why he supports the imitative.
JW Filshill, Scotland’s oldest independent food and drink wholesaler, has been named the best wholesale business in Scotland for an unprecedented sixth time at the prestigious Scottish Wholesale Achievers awards.
The Sale of Tobacco (Display of Tobacco Products and Prices)(Scotland) Regulations 2012: The Scottish Wholesale Association has issued tobacco display guidelines for wholesalers who may be unclear about what changes are required.