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Latest News & Articles

Could P&H be Wholesale’s Monarch?

The wholesale industry is changing rapidly. Is cash-strapped P&H a business under threat of closure?

November Trading Tips

Darker nights and cooler weather signals an increase in higher calorie meals and hot beverages. And of course Bonfire Night trading opportunities!

Profit from Winter OTC Medicines & Remedies

Now is the time to capitalise from the opportunities OTC medicines offer. Sales increase from mid September