Sugro video networking event coronavirus

Wholesale buying group Sugro held its first video networking event with suppliers to ensure fair pricing on goods.

The event on 14-15 July was organised to help the group’s wholesale members and supplier partners discuss trade during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Sugro managing director Neil Turton said there had been nearly 400 online meetings held between the buying group’s members and suppliers over the two days.

“It was a very successful event to adapt to the times and create liquidity of trading between our suppliers and members,” he added.

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