PROSPER MAGAZINE: DIGITAL EDITION
NEWS IN BRIEF
A.F. BLAKEMORE EXPANDS OPERATIONS WITH ONLINE VEGAN STORE
A.F. Blakemore has announced the purchase of online wholesaler and retailer Vegan Store.
The acquisition represents a move that will diversify the Blakemore group’s portfolio of brands whilst adding a purely online division to the business.
Since its foundation in 2000, Vegan Store has been at the forefront of the vegan revolution and the company is delighted to be bringing its product range and ethos into the Blakemore group.
New vegan products will present their SPAR stores, Philpotts stores and partners in retail, wholesale and foodservice, with a fantastic opportunity to attract new customers, as well as to provide innovative alternatives for existing ones.
UP FOR AUCTION - DAF WOLVES TRUCK
The Sir Jack Wolves tractor unit is going up for auction, with a reserve of £15,600, every pound over the reserve amount will be going towards the charity Breast Cancer Now via the Legacy4Lucy charity.
The JJX Logistics Wolverhampton Wanderers inspired Sir Jack DAF truck will be auctioned on Friday 18th September.
Any transport company looking to add to their fleet or a bunch of Wolves fanatic friends wanting to own something that is truly one of a kind, then please take a look at the images over on the JJX website: jjxlogistics.co.uk
This is still a working truck so will be out and about all over the UK and Europe. Serious viewings can be booked by emailing: firstname.lastname@example.org
CENTRE FOR BREXIT STUDIES ANNUAL CONFERENCE MOVES ONLINE
The Centre for Brexit Studies Annual Conference 2020 will now take place as an online, virtual experience on Wednesday 23 September 2020, bringing together a wide range of speakers, industry experts and big names from across the West Midlands and the UK.
The online conference, titled ‘Global Birmingham – Beyond Brexit’, will discuss the West Midlands region post-Brexit, thanks to a variety of guest speakers, panel debates and insightful talks. The event will focus on the West Midlands beyond Brexit, looking at topics such as the Commonwealth Games, HS2, Manufacturing and the future of the region in a post-Brexit landscape.
Confirmed speakers and panel members for the conference include Sir Vince Cable, former leader of the Liberal Democrats and Anand Menon, Professor of European Politics and Foreign Affairs at King's College London in the United Kingdom and Director of UK in a Changing Europe, as well as over 30 esteemed panel members and industry experts.
The event will also offer the chance to get involved and ask questions, as well as the opportunity to find out more about the Centre for Brexit Studies and our research.
The online event is free to virtually attend, but registration is required.
Register to attend, view the full agenda for the day as well as the confirmed speakers and panel members, via the Eventbrite page HERE