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August 31, 2015 10:31 PM ET

Food and Staples Retailing

Company Overview of A.F. Blakemore and Son Ltd

Company Overview

A.F. Blakemore and Son Ltd., doing business as SPAR, retails, wholesales, and distributes food products and drinks in the United Kingdom. The company operates a chain of convenience stores in England and Wales. Its convenience stores offer fresh and chilled foods, such as hot and cold sandwiches and baguettes, hot chickens, savouries, salads, coffee, and doughnuts, as well as groceries and drinks. The company also provides retail support services; and retail partners programs, advertising and marketing solutions, and training courses for retailers. In addition, it offers logistics services, such as ambient warehousing, refrigerated warehousing, distribution, recycling, and customer services;...

Longacres Industrial Estate

Rose Hill

Willenhall,  WV13 2JP

United Kingdom

Founded in 1917


44 1902 366066


44 1902 602361

Key Executives for A.F. Blakemore and Son Ltd

Managing Director
Group Finance Director and Director
Operations Director
Managing Director of Wholesale Group and Director
Managing Director of Trade Partners and Director
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.

A.F. Blakemore and Son Ltd Key Developments

A.F. Blakemore & Son, Ltd. Forms Joint Venture with EAT 17

A.F. Blakemore & Son Ltd. has formed a joint venture with EAT 17 to expand in the food service sector.

A.F. Blakemore Appoints Craig O'Connor as Managing Director for the Wholesale Divisions

A.F. Blakemore announced that Craig O'Connor joined the company from Grimsbybased wholesaler D.B. Ramsden Ltd. on March 2nd and will report to Sam Wilcox, who will continue in his role as overall managing director for the company's wholesale divisions.

AF Blakemore Appoints James Russell as Managing Director of Wholesale Distribution Division

James Russell has been named as managing director of AF Blakemore's wholesale distribution division. Russell joins from Rowan International, where he was MD for three years.

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