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Tailoring a service for convenience

There is no shortage of delivery options for retailers at the moment, with  tech firms and entrepreneurs responding to the surge in demand for home delivery last year

Delivering success for convenience

Snappy Shopper was founded in 2016 by former retailer Scott Campbell, local businessman Valy Ossman and Mike Calalchan, a developer from Scottish web design firm MTC Media

Spirits move bears fruit for Kopparberg

Neil Robinson offers his views on how the Swedish cider brand has fared since expanding into spirits
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Plastic strategy will affect retail

LATE last year CMS teamed up with the Food and Drink Federation (FDF) to host an event in Edinburgh, looking at the affect of plastic waste regulations on the nation’s food and drink sector.

Awards Profile: Licensed Retailer of the Year

Winner: Doonfoot Day-Today, Ayr Supported by: Pernod Ricard UK
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Experts discuss how to make c-stores more profitable and sustainable

In the third Convenience Conversation of 2019, the panel discuss the need for innovation to survive
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Autumn brings a fresh chance

The middle of September signals the start of freshers week: when swathes of young people head off to university and get ready for four years of (allegedly) hard work.
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Awards Profile: Independent Retailer of the Year

Winner: Premier Linktown Local, Kirkcaldy Supported by: Booker .
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The tobacco of tomorrow

In the second Convenience Conversation of 2019, Scottish Grocer invited a group of retailers and brand representatives to Glasgow to discuss the opportunities and challenges posed by the tobacco category. How can stores stay on top of a constantly evolving market?
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Awards Profile: Post Office Retailer of the Year

Winner: Best-one @ Brownlies, Biggar Supported by: Post Office .
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Awards profile – Best Soft Drink Outlet of the Year

Winner: Clydebank Co-op Keystore Kilbowie Supported by: Coca-Cola European Partners
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No stopping food to go

Barbara Henderson has seen the Scottish food to go market transform. Now, she reckons change is coming to c-stores .
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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.

Awards profile: Bakery Retailer of the Year (Managed)

Winner: Scotmid Clarkston, Glasgow Supported by: Warburtons

Food to go is here to stay

In the first Convenience Conversation of 2019, Scottish Grocer invited a group of retailers, suppliers and EPOS firms to Kirkcaldy to talk food to go and impulse. Discussion centred around how c-stores can position themselves to make the most of this valuable market .

Award profile – spirits retailer of the year

Winner: Great Glen Trading Centre, Fort Augustus Award: Spirits retailer of the year Sponsored by: Whyte & Mackay