Booker’s Wilson ups convenience retail ante with Londis and Budgens deal

Booker is buying the Budgens and Londis businesses from Musgrave

When Charles Wilson left Marks & Spencer to join Booker as chief executive in 2005, many observers’ eyebrows leaped in surprise.

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