New research from digital and data experts TWC in collaboration with the Scottish Wholesale Association (SWA) has revealed that two-thirds of Scottish consumers are having to reduce their spending to pay their bills. Consequently, cutbacks are being made including reduced treats, trading down on groceries and reducing the frequency of meals out of the home.
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Scottish Wholesale Association appoints Head of Sustainability and Engagement
Scottish Wholesale Association (SWA) has appointed Ylva Haglund, a highly experienced campaigns and sustainability professional, as its new head of sustainability and engagement.
Achievers Awards 2023 launched and open for entries as event marks 20th anniversary with a new venue
Entries are now open for the Achievers Awards, the long-established industry programme that rewards outstanding performance across the wholesale trade in Scotland and marks its 20th anniversary in 2023.
SWA joins new Zero Emission Truck Taskforce
Scottish Wholesale Association (SWA) has been invited to join Scotland’s new Zero Emission Truck Taskforce in recognition of its ongoing work with members as part of its ‘Decarbonisation of the Wholesale Industry’ project.
Business opportunities loom large for wholesalers and producers at first cross-sector event
Over 200 business meetings took place last week at the first cross-sector event between Scottish wholesalers and food and drink producers to help build stronger relationships between the sectors.
Wholesalers offered insight into electric vehicle market at key learning event
Scottish Wholesale Association (SWA) has partnered with Volvo Trucks to offer members detailed insight into the electric vehicle and infrastructure market, as part of its Decarbonisation of the Wholesale Sector project.
Achievers 2022 - The Night in Pictures
Download our special Scottish Wholesale Achievers Bulletin 2022, filled with photos of the winners and attending guests.
We've also uploaded all the photos for you to scroll through and that were taken on the night, from the drinks reception to the awards ceremony itself.
Congratulations again to all the winners of Scottish Wholesale Achievers 2022 and sincere thanks to all our sponsors.
Achievers hails sterling efforts of Scotland’s wholesalers, suppliers and people
SCOTLAND’S most resilient and innovative wholesalers have been recognised and rewarded by the industry at the annual Scottish Wholesale Achievers Awards.
Achievers, now in its 19th year and organised by the Scottish Wholesale Association, recognises excellence across all sectors of the wholesale industry and the achievements that have made a difference to individuals, communities and businesses over the last two years.
£15m Scottish Wholesale Food & Drink Resilience Fund Opens
Further to the Scottish Government's announcement on the launch of a £5m Scottish Wholesale Food & Drink Resilience Fund, SWA provides wholesalers with advice and help in the application process.
SWA secures £15m of funding support for wholesale sector