August 31, 2014 8:02 AM ET

Food and Staples Retailing

Company Overview of A.F. Blakemore and Son Ltd

Company Overview

A.F. Blakemore and Son Ltd. engages in food and drink retail, wholesale, and distribution operations in the United Kingdom. The company operates a chain of SPAR convenience stores in England and Wales. Its convenience stores offer fresh and frozen foods, such as sandwiches and baguettes, hot chickens, savouries, salads, coffee, and doughnuts, as well as groceries and drinks. The company also provides retail support services, including business development consulting; and retail support and mentoring programs/courses for store managers and owners. In addition, it offers logistics services to various chilled, ambient, and frozen products producing companies; and engages in the wholesale distri...

Longacres Industrial Estate

Rose Hill

Willenhall,  WV13 2JP

United Kingdom

Founded in 1917

Phone:

44 1902 366066

Fax:

44 1902 602361

Key Executives for A.F. Blakemore and Son Ltd

Managing Director and Director
Group Finance Director and Director
Operations Director
Managing Director of Wholesale
Managing Director of Logistics and Director
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

A.F. Blakemore and Son Ltd Key Developments

Blakemore Wholesale Appoints Nick Rose as Stores Group Director

Blakemore Wholesale has appointed a new director responsible for driving growth of the company’s national retail stores group. Nick Rose was appointed to the new position of Stores Group Director in May and will focus upon growing sales across the company’s Lifestyle Express stores group, delivering profitable wholesale sales and accelerating the recruitment of new stores. Nick joins Blakemore Wholesale from InBev where he worked for the previous eight years looking after accounts for Booker, Landmark, Asda and Tesco.

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