Case Studies

At Regency Purchasing we aim to work closely with all our potential, new and existing members to deliver cost savings and exceptional service.

One of our field based procurement specialists will visit you and discuss your requirements. We will then take away any relevant information and use our team of procurement experts to negotiate account specific terms on your behalf, taking into account your core line products.

Working with Regency over the past few years has been a fantastic. They do business the way it should be done; they are transparent and have a tremendous appetite for growth. I look forward to a prosperous future under their wing.

– Joby Andrews, Bar Wars Events


Case Study 1

Tourist Attraction, Devon
The business under review here is a farm attraction based in rural Devon, the business has been trading for a number of years using the same local suppliers for over 10 years. Having reviewed the purchasing we were able to identify savings and efficiencies totalling just under 20k out of a total combined spend of 105k.

Category Annual Spend Savings
Frozen Food and Dry Goods Supplier One £26,624 £2,364
Frozen Food and Dry Goods Supplier Two £16,371 £2,181
Frozen Food and Dry Goods Supplier Three £14,917 £2,060
Cookies, Baked Goods and Cakes £16,665 £4,025
Cleaning and Disposables Supplier £6,318 £1,331
Soft Drinks Supplier £21,914 £6,668
Waste and Recycling Supplier £3,120 £492
Total £105,929 £19,121


Total Average Saving = 18.05%

Case Study 2

Members Golf Club, Bristol
This Golf Club has been in existence for over 100 years. When we first reviewed the purchasing here the business was 3yrs into a loan agreement that tied them into a deal that impacted negatively on the operating profit of the clubhouse. On careful review the club were able to pay off the loan and reduce costs by some 12.5k across the drinks category.

Category Annual Spend Savings
Draught/Keg Suppliers £28,197 £2,405
Wine/Spirits/Soft Drink Supplier £14,223 £2,539
Fruit and Veg Supplier £11,388 £3,900
Cleaning and Disposables Supplier £7,819 £1,570
Frozen Food and Dry Goods Supplier £14,593 £2,097
Total £76,220 £12,511


Total Average Saving = 16.41%

Regency Purchasing have not only helped me to reduce costs across a number of key categories within my business but the Regency Purchasing account management team have maintained regular contact with me and my team. In addition to reducing costs the Regency Purchasing team have assisted and advised us with marketing, event planning and our wine list selection all of which have had a positive impact on my business.

I would not hesitate to recommend to other businesses for any of the varied services they can provide.

– Trevor Atkinson, Filton Golf Club

Case Study 3

Family Entertainment Centre, York
This case study is for an indoor play centre and visitor attraction based in York. The total purchasing that we reviewed totalled nearly 100k and the savings on a like for like basis were over 20k.

Category Annual Spend Savings
Frozen Food and Dry Goods Supplier One £51,536 £13,554
Frozen Food and Dry Goods Supplier Two £22,567 £1,316
Cookies, Baked Goods and Cakes £10,345 £2,253
Slush Style Drinks £7,419 £2,556
Coffee Machines and Drinks £1,438 £492
Total £93,305 £20,171


Total Average Saving = 21.62%

As a business owner it is important that I can be confident that the cost of sales and my purchasing costs are under complete control, knowing that these areas are under control leaves me free to focus my attention on other important factors such as marketing, customer experience and capital investment strategies.

Working with The Regency Purchasing Group gives me complete peace of mind that the supplier deals that I have in place are as competitive as they should be.

– Janice Dunphy, Creepy Crawley Adventure Park

Case Study 4

National Hotel Group, Nationwide
There are 13 hotels in this national group and the total value of the purchasing reviewed was in excess of half a million pounds. Across the group there were a number of complex supply chain issues that needed to be resolved including setting up pre-agreed buying lists to guarantee the group the maximum possible saving of over 75k.

Category Annual Spend Savings
Frozen and Chilled Food £124,009.00 £22,895.00
Grocery and Ambient Food £134,895.00 £18,739.00
Waste Management £49,489.00 £12,770.00
Draught Beers and Ciders £70,493.00 £10,292.00
Wine Supplier £115,467.00 £5,888.00
Other Drink Suppliers £53,257.00 £4,686.62
Total £547,610.00 £75,270.62


Total Average Saving = 13.75%

We are a group of thirteen hotels and have been working with The Regency Purchasing Group for 3 years now and we have made some fantastic savings across the board from food to facilities. They have been very active in sourcing prices and delivering results.

I have always found The Regency Purchasing Group to be totally professional, quick to respond and most of all friendly and polite. I would certainly recommend The Regency Purchasing Group to other businesses.

– Andrew Sneddon, Group Operations Manager

Case Study 5

Free Trade Public House, Bristol
Case study based on an independent free trade pub operator based in central Bristol identified savings of over £25,000 on their current annual purchases, increasing the businesses GP.

Category Annual Spend Savings
Draught £72,375 £2,895
Wine, Spirits, Soft Drinks £87,654 £19,196
Frozen Food £12,636 £1,541
Dry Goods £9,724 £1,127
Cleaning Products £3,900 £1,275
Total £186,289 £26,034


Total Average Saving = 13.97%

We have worked with Regency for a number of years now. The company operate under the conditions of a common sense and refreshingly transparent approach to business. Their determination to forge ahead, outside of the limitations of tradition, is infectious.

– Mike Cranny, Multi Site Operator in Bristol

Case Study 6

Holiday Park, Cornwall

Case study on a Holiday Park in North Cornwall, consisting of over 150 static homes and 50 touring and camping pitches. This site required increased deliveries throughout the summer months, which we were able to deliver, as well as over £25,000 worth of cost savings.

Category Annual Spend Saving
Draught £79,330 £4,442
Wine, Spirits, Soft Drinks £154,342 £10,649
Frozen Food £78,564 £10,684
Dry Goods £8,093 £1,157
Cleaning Products £5,459 £835
Total £325,788 £27,767


Total Average Saving = 8.5%

I can always contact the Regency team for useful help and advice on new product launches or any product changes. They always offer good impartial advice and where needed arrange for the brand owners or suppliers to visit me.

– Mike Davie, Padstow

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