The role advertised by the multiple this month suggests it is making a concerted effort to develop its wholesale service to independent retailers by sourcing more convenience-specific lines.
The candidate will develop “customer and supplier relationships”, advise on the development of ranges and provide “product expertise”.
They will also be responsible for delivering a business plan, while “negotiating with suppliers to optimise trade-plan activation and value”.
The supermarket begun offering wholesale terms to independent retailers early this year, but in June it reversed a decision to close some wholesale accounts in response to the driver shortage.
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