Alistair McGowan

Alistair’s all set for the big night

THE Scottish convenience retail industry’s biggest night of the year, the Scottish Grocer Awards is to be hosted this year by star comedian, impressionist...
Scottish Grocer Awards 2020

Scottish Grocer Awards 2020 winners announced

Retailers and staff were out in force for the Scottish Grocer Awards 2020 – and what a night they had. The best and brightest of Scottish convenience retail gathered at Hilton Glasgow for the gala event, hosted by Scottish comedy star Craig Hill.
Foster’s agony uncles Brad and Dan

Aussie pair return

AUSTRALIAN agony uncles Brad and Dan are back as part of the latest media blitz for Foster’s.

Our 2013 champions

IT was the trade night of the year as the very best in Scottish food and drink retailing came together to hear TV star...
Some moments don't need a hashtag - Doom Bar advert

Eyes on Cornwall

CORNWALL-based Sharps Brewery has invested £1m in a major nationwide advertising campaign for its flagship beer Doom Bar.
Scott Graham, McLeish, Inverurie

Awards profile – Chilled retailer of the year 2016

Winner McLeish, Inverurie Chilled Retailer of the Year 2016 Sponsored by: Kerryfresh, Scotty Brand and McIntosh of Strathmore Winner details Size: 1500 sq ft - Symbol: KeyStore Staff:...
Ross Macpherson and Mandi Duncan

Awards profile: Health Promoting Retailer of the Year

Doonfoot Day-Today has an incredibly active social media presence with a huge reach. One post from the store has even gone viral and received five and a half million views.
Andrew Helm, key account manager for British American Tobacco, left, and sports TV personality Georgie Thompson, right, present the Scottish Grocer 2014 Employee of the Year Award to Marc McCabe.

Award profile – Employee of the Year 2014

Winner : Marc McCabe Manager, Nisa Extra, Perth Road, Dundee. Employee of the Year Award winner 2014 – in association with British American Tobacco UK. Winner details Age:...

Who will be the 2016 confectionery champ?

CONFECTIONERY Retailer of the Year is one of the most fiercely contested Scottish Grocer Awards categories and this year’s final  features three top-tier contenders. l ...

Awards Profile – Innovation in Impulse

OPENING a new store at any time can be a challenge but this must go doubly so during a pandemic. It was no small feat then, when Barry Oujla, owner of Barry’s Convenience Stores, and his son Steven, opened a new store in 2020.

Awards profile – Community Retailer of the Year

Winner: McColl’s Cambuslang Supported by: Camelot

All for a good cause

GroceryAid benefited to the tune of almost £3000 thanks to the guests at the Scottish Grocer Awards, who gave generously in the prize draw held at the event.

Awards profile – Sustainable retailer of the year 2014

Winner: Mitchells, Market Place, Inverurie Sustainable Retailer of the Year - Sponsored by Resource Efficient Scotland Interview with Keith Whyte, owner. Store details: Size: 2,500 sq ft Opening hours:...

Dairy to differ

THE story of Day-Today, Wallyford is one of a constantly evolving store in the hands of a man who just won’t take ‘no’ for...
Broughton Market Edinburgh picked up the gong for Best New Store at the Scottish Grocer Awards 2022.

Awards Profile – Best New Store

Scottish Grocer caught up with Broughton Market Edinburgh owner Yommana Crombie and manager Wayne Anderson after the shop won the Best New Store honours at the 2022 Scottish Grocer Awards.

Cash in on occasions

FOLLOWING the demise of T in the Park, Scotland has been left without a major three day music festival for retailers to capitalise on.