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A.F. Blakemore & Son Ltd is one of the largest and most forward-thinking family-owned businesses in the UK.  The company, which began life in 1917 as a counter-service grocery store, has grown into a company that now employs more than 7,400 people with a turnover of circa £1.3 billion. 

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A.F. Blakemore is the largest member of SPAR UK and a member of SPAR International, which operates 12,000 stores in 40 countries, with a turnover of €33bn   A.F. Blakemore is also a longstanding member of the Landmark Wholesale group, one of the UK's largest wholesalers with a turnover of £3bn


The A.F. Blakemore Group consists of nine divisions spanning across the retail, wholesale, food service, logistics and shop fitting sectors.  

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Blakemore Retail is the UK's leading privately owned multiple convenience store operator and manages A.F. Blakemore’s 290 company-owned SPAR stores  Blakemore Trade Partners is a trading, marketing and sales support function for the 1,000+ SPAR stores across the Meridian & Welsh Guild, SPAR UK’s largest guild of retailers Blakemore Logistics is a food distribution operation that supplies the 1,000+ SPAR stores across the Meridian & Welsh Guild and supports the wider A.F. Blakemore group
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Blakemore Design & Shopfitting specialises in bespoke, innovative and modern store design and refurbishment solutions for convenience retailers Blakemore Wholesale operates a cash & carry depot in Wolverhampton, serving retail club members as well as vending, forecourt and catering customers  Blakemore Wholesale Distribution is a leading delivered wholesaler, providing retailers, vending operators and wholesalers with bespoke distribution solutions 
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Blakemore Foodservice is one of the UK's largest suppliers of catering products to schools, local authorities, public houses, restaurant chains and the leisure industry Blakemore Fresh Foods is an international meat trading,
wholesaling and manufacturing
operation that supplies the retail, food service and wholesale sectors
Blakemore Fine Foods is a purveyor of speciality and fine food products, serving farm shops, delis, cafes, restaurants, hotels, garden centres and convenience stores



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