Coming together: the merger of Tesco and Booker was first announced in January 2017

Booker reports sales rise

By Nikkie Sutton

Food wholesaler Booker has announced that its total sales rose by 3.4% in the last quarter of 2017, with like-for-like sales up by 3.8%.

Retail and wholesale merger: the CMA has been provisionally cleared the deal

Tesco/Booker merger given provisional green light

By Michelle Perrett

Tesco’s purchase of Booker has been provisionally cleared by the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) after it indicated the deal did not raise competition concerns.

Booker sales up

Booker growth continues

By Elliot Kuruvita

Food and drink wholesaler Booker has increased sales to caterers by 7.1 % in the past year, to £1.6 billion.

Booker: sales up 19.1% to 3 January

Booker sales up 19.1%

By Lesley Foottit

UK wholesaler Booker Group has reported sales are up 19.1% in the 16 weeks to 3 January.

Booker: plans to grow sales to £6bn

Booker Group plans to grow sales to £6bn

By Jo Bruce

Booker Group is continuing to take a bigger share of the delivered wholesale market to pubs with new business including the 500-site Trust Inns.


Pub Chef Opinion: Offering food is the way to go

By Lesley Foottit

To steal Booker’s guide title, it’s ‘all about food’ in the pub market. More of the big operators are increasingly putting their focus on how to help their licensees install a food offer or improve existing ones for greater profit.

Booker: butchery graduation

Booker trains colleagues in butchery

By Lesley Foottit

Food and drink wholesaler Booker has trained 31 colleagues to start a career in butchery, having recognised a shortage in the industry.

Buzz Bars: cheap deals

Buzz Bars' Wetherspoon milestone

By John Harrington, M&C Report

Booker has reached its target of trading with as many Buzz Bars as there are JD Wetherspoon pubs.

Booker: hopes Classic will provide a springboard to take on pub rivals

Sales up at Booker

By Ewan Turney

Food and drink wholesaler Booker has reported a 5.1% increase in like-for-like sales for the 52 weeks to 25 March. The group said total sales were...