We discuss the highly topical issue of how wholesalers can survive stagflation, with TWC Chairman Mike McGee sharing his learned experience of working through high inflation in the past.
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There is a lot of noise about price rises across the supply chain currently but how should this work in the wholesale channel? Nobody expects an independent retailer to sell a product at the same price as a Tesco supermarket, so suppliers need to ensure that revised margin calculations allow indies to compete on price (within convenience) AND make a living.
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?
Our vision at TWC is to enable wholesale to harness data to drive channel growth. We want a thriving and vibrant channel that competes on a level playing field with other routes to market.
‘Maybe’ argues TWC’s Tom Fender….but yet again, industry commentators seem to be missing a key point. Over the last few years, we have seen the Retail Multiples reverse engineer themselves into Convenience retail, either by Tesco acquiring Booker or One Stop,...
Understandably, foodservice wholesalers are currently pre-occupied with the existential threat they face from a large proportion of their customer base being closed.
TWC’s Tom Fender looks at the implications of of the news that Bestway will purchase Costcutter Supermarket Group.
TWC’s Tom Fender asks: are suppliers and wholesalers throwing money down the drain not scrutinising data?
TWC is delighted to announce the launch of Alchemy WholeView – a cutting-edge digital platform which allows suppliers to centralise and analyse large amounts of market and named account wholesaler data via one simple analytics dashboard.
Former Landmark CEO, Mike McGee talks about Wholesalers and Supply Chain Efficiency and the route to maximising profit.