Food and Staples Retailing
Company Overview of A.F. Blakemore and Son Ltd
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
Willenhall, WV13 2JP
Founded in 1917
Key Executives for A.F. Blakemore and Son Ltd
Group Finance Director and Director
Managing Director of Wholesale Group and Director
Managing Director of Trade Partners and Director
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.
A.F. Blakemore and Son Ltd Key Developments
A.F. Blakemore Appoints Craig O'Connor as Managing Director for the Wholesale Divisions
Mar 5 15
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
Jan 17 15
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.
A.F. Blakemore and Son Ltd Appoints James Russell as New Managing Director for Wholesale Distribution Division
Jan 7 15
A.F. Blakemore and Son Ltd. has announced the appointment of James Russell as new managing director, with specific responsibility for the company’s Wholesale Distribution division. James Russell took on the role of Blakemore Wholesale Distribution Managing Director on January 5, 2015 reporting to the A.F. Blakemore Group Wholesale Managing Director, Sam Wilcox. The move follows a strategic review of A.F. Blakemore’s wholesale business, with James responsible for steering the company’s overall wholesale distribution service, in addition the company’s new export operation. James previously held the position of Managing Director at Rowan International and has experience in working across a number of different wholesale sectors from both a supplier and wholesaler perspective.
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