Mike Hollis is Retail Director of Bestway Retail part of Bestway Wholesale, now the largest and number one supporter of Independent Retailers, serving over 110,000 customers in the UK, supplying Retailers, Convenience and Foodservice with a turnover of over £3 billion.
Mike leads the retail business of Bestway Wholesale in Best One, Bargain Booze, Select Convenience, Central Convenience and Costcutter, with over 4500 shops across the UK.
His career began at Tesco where he worked for twenty years before moving to Australia to work for Coles and then Tesco Lotus Express in Thailand. Mike returned to the UK in 2014 to take up the role of Chief Operating Officer at Wickes. Mike joined CSG (Costcutter) Group in 2018 as Group Retail Director. In April 2021 after Bestway Wholesale acquired the CSG (Costcutter) Group in 2020, Mike was appointed Retail Director of Bestway Wholesale and an Executive Board member.
In July 2021 Bestway Wholesale announced a new structure for its field-based operations team that work with the group’s symbol retailers, bringing together the convenience, franchise, company owned and new business functions under one Bestway Retail team.