Athif Sarwar - The Scotsman Interview
10 November 2014
"Few start out in business as the head of a multi-million-pound company, but at the age of 21, Athif Sarwar inherited responsibility for the United Wholesale operation founded in 1982 by his father, former Labour MP Mohammed Sarwar.
What was then a business turning over £10 million has since grown into a £200m cash and carry powerhouse along the west coast of Scotland, supplying the family firm’s 350 Day-Today and U save symbol stores as well as other independent retailers. Together with younger brother Asim, who is managing director of United Wholesale, Athif is now eying up expansion to the north and east......"