Tom Fender: Bestway’s Purchase of Costcutter (CSG)

Tom Fender: Bestway’s Purchase of Costcutter (CSG)

I’m sure the industry journalists are already drafting their opinion pieces on Friday’s news that Bestway will purchase Costcutter Supermarket Group (CSG). Until then, here are some initial views from TWC. The acquisition makes a lot of sense on many fronts: It takes...
Wholesaling after Charles Wilson – what lies ahead?

Wholesaling after Charles Wilson – what lies ahead?

 In the few days since Charles Wilson announced he’ll be stepping down as CEO of Booker, TWC, like most of the industry, paused to reflect on the impact he’s had since taking the helm at Booker in 2005 and deciding to step down in 2020. Charles famously turned Booker...