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CATERFORCE APPOINTS TWC FOR CUSTOMER RESEARCH PROJECT

CATERFORCE APPOINTS TWC FOR CUSTOMER RESEARCH PROJECT

Foodservice buying group, Caterforce, which brings together nine of the largest independent wholesalers in the UK, has appointed data & digital experts TWC to conduct a customer research project for the group.

Do loyalty schemes need a rethink to engage younger shoppers?

Do loyalty schemes need a rethink to engage younger shoppers?

Whilst a third of those aged 55+ claimed to be a member of a grocery loyalty scheme, just 7% of those aged 18-34 did. Surely this is at odds, with those most in need of cheaper prices, least likely to be able to access them – and a strong rationale for creating a loyalty scheme that resonates with these younger shoppers.

Levelling the playing field with the mults – Part 2: forecasting and stock management

Levelling the playing field with the mults – Part 2: forecasting and stock management

The challenge of forecasting and the efficiency of the supply chain through wholesale is a thorny issue. Those operating in the channel are often left feeling that stock levels and replenishment requirements play second fiddle to the retail multiples – but this is hardly surprising, argues TWC Director, Tanya Pepin in her latest blog.
Could a more transparent wholesale channel benefit both suppliers and wholesalers?

TWC Trends – The Rise of Subscription Services

TWC Trends – The Rise of Subscription Services

In the last few weeks, a few headlines have caught my eye. 

Firstly, the UK has officially become the 3rd largest ecommerce economy in the world, behind China, and only just behind South Korea (by only 0.1% of GDP). 

Wholesale – a Channel Ripe for Disruption, but is it?

Wholesale – a Channel Ripe for Disruption, but is it?

A colleague showed me a crowd funding pitch for a digital disruption business, which is aiming to be an online consolidator for retailers to buy direct from suppliers because, and I quote: retailers are “squeezed by middle men who make the vast majority of margins.”

TWC Talks: Adapting your Business to Emerging Trends

TWC Talks: Adapting your Business to Emerging Trends

We are at war, make no mistake about it. This year-long battle with our unknown enemy is long, tedious and with an uncertain timeline.  Our life has changed beyond recognition, yet parts of it remain familiar, like two parallel worlds colliding. Overdramatic? Fast...

Feb ’21 “TWC TRENDS” – WHAT’S HOT?  WHAT’S NOT”

Data insight & digital expert, TWC, launches exciting new industry tracker.   As the power of knowledge, insight, and keeping abreast of fast-paced change becomes critically powerful, data and digital partner to wholesalers, foodservice operators, and suppliers,...

20 April 2020 – Tune into TWC’s new sound bites

TWC – the data and digital experts – has today launched TWC Sound Bites.  A series of sizzling interviews with Wholesaler CEO’s and industry influencers that is being hosted on TWC’s own YouTube channel. First in the series features Simon Hannah, managing director of...

17 February 2020 – Next generation Unitas Wholesale Data Service goes live

The UK’s largest buying group, Unitas Wholesale, has launched The Unitas Data Service (UDS), bringing together wholesale shipment data for ex-Landmark and ex-Today’s members into one reporting solution.  The Unitas Data Service allows suppliers to convert sales data into meaningful insights to help them build joint business plans with members.

27 November 2019 – What do our services cover?

One size never fits all and our services are highly personalised to our clients. Additionally, we have our own suite of modular technology applications called Alchemy (look out for the launch of some exciting new features in the next month), that enables users to learn, engage, reward and aid compliance with their customers.

27 November 2019 – About TWC

As a team, we’ve been imbedded in Wholesale, Retail and the Supply Chain for more than a decade (you will have seen us around), but still people say they are not sure what we actually do! We may surprise you…

18 January 2019 – Understanding the oo in Typhoo

Typhoo has appointed insight specialists, TWC, to interpret the wholesale shipment data it purchases and strategically support the brand’s forthcoming relaunch into the Wholesale channel – in order to drive upsell and profitability.

28 September 2018 – TWC’s Tanya Pepin presents at Unitas Conference (Venice)

28 September 2018 – TWC’s Tanya Pepin presents at Unitas Conference (Venice)

TWC’s own insight guru, Tanya Pepin, spoke to over 100 member delegates at the Today’s Group Conference this month in Venice, exciting members on the significant benefits that are now available to them through the new insights system that has been specially developed with Today’s Group, designed to deliver business advantage through the sharing of data.

6 August 2018 – Boutique data specialist, TWC, launches Alchemy into foodservice

Making waves in Foodservice is TWC, which is now offering its unique Alchemy programme and ‘sales out’ data sets, to Foodservice’ distributors and buying consortia to enable them to build their own data-platform and give them unrivalled information and sales data – with which to grow their business and provide transformative advantage to supply partners.