Booker Group Plc Company Profile - Aug 07, 2011 by WrightReports


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   Booker Group Plc
                                                                                       440 Wheelers Farms Road
                                                                                       Milford, CT 06461 U.S.A.

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                                 Wright Quality Rating:BANN                                Key Data

   Booker Group Plc is a food wholesaler. It is a cash and carry operator, offering        Ticker:
   branded and private-label goods, which are sold to over 430,000 customers,              BOK
   including independent convenience stores, grocers, leisure outlets, pubs and
   restaurants within the United Kingdom. The Company lists over 18,000 lines of           2011 Sales:
   product, consisting of a range of branded and own label grocery, fresh and frozen
   food, beers, wines, spirits, tobacco and non-food items. During the fiscal year ended
   March 25, 2011 (fiscal 2011), 24 business centers were converted to Extra format,
   taking total conversions to 115 of the 172 business centers in the United Kingdom.      Major Industry:
   Booker Direct is its delivered wholesale business. It operates three regional           Miscellaneous
   distribution centers, Hatfield and Haydock in England and Livingston in Scotland, and
   has a national distribution centre in Wellingborough. On October 13, 2010, it           Sub Industry:
   acquired Ritter-Courivaud Limited (Ritter), and the trading business and assets of      Wholesalers
   Classic Drinks Limited.
                       Stock Chart                                   Officers              Country:
                                                              Non Executive Chairman       United Kingdom
                                                                  Richard S. Rose
                                                          Executive Director & Chief
                                                                                           Pounds Sterling
                                                                Charles Wilson
                                                                                     Fiscal Year Ends:
                                                         Executive Managing Director March
                                                                 Guy Farrant
                                                                  Secretary          9,063
                                                                   Mark Chilton
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