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:...

Always look for positives

SG INTERVIEW GLASGOW- based wholesaler JW Filshill triumphed in the Scottish Wholesale Achievers awards programme in February, winning every category that it entered and taking...

Staying on top of AE pensions

Compliance essential as contributions increase

SG Convenience Conversations: Taking stock in c-stores

Scottish Grocer invited a select group to Glasgow for a discussion on the latest developments in convenience and how to stay on top in a changing environment

Omar Nasir, Spar and Day-Today

Omar Nasir has been running his family’s retail business for the last eight years. His growing portfolio includes two Spars and a Day-Today, all...
Tanya Wilson winning employee of the year receiving her award

Awards Profile – Employee of the Year 2021

Scottish Grocer caught up with Tanya Wilson, store manager at Spar Eastriggs and winner of Employee of the Year at the 2021 Scottish Grocer Awards.
Is sugar next in line to be given public-enemy stauts by health activists and lobbyists? The white stuff has featured in a number of statements from a variety of organisations in recent weeks. But director of the Scottish Food and Drink Federation Colette Backwell reckons the media heat and light is unhelpful while food producers and others await the release in the summer of in-depth scientific analysis of the effects on diet of sugar and other carbohydrates.

Wait for the facts on sugar

THE launch of the new health non-governmental organisation Action on Sugar in January sparked a media furore around sugars which continues to dominate headlines...
Debbie Nicholson, manager. Spar Boswell Park, Ayr.

Awards profile – dairy award (managed) 2016

Winner: Spar Boswell Park, Ayr The Dairy Award (for managed stores) 2016 – sponsored by Müller Milk & Ingredients Interview with Debbie Nicholson, manager. Winner details Size: 1,000...

Heeding the call

Sometimes the best way to find out what’s happening in the world of Scottish convenience retailing is to get out there and see it...

Awards profile – Best New Store Award

Winner: Bourtreehill Supermarket, Irvine Ayrshire Sponsored by: Barr Soft Drinks

Awards Profile: Licensed Retailer of the Year

Winner: Doonfoot Day-Today, Ayr Supported by: Pernod Ricard UK

Collaborate and we’ll innovate

Food manufacturers and others need to work together to find solutions for a new era’s challenges says Colette Backwell, director of the Scottish Food...

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...

SG interview: Duncan Malyon, Camelot

Betting big on new strategy for 2018 – Camelot’s retail director Duncan Malyon sets out vision.

Awards profile: Dairy Award

Winner: Day-Today Bourtreehill Supermarket, Irvine Supported by: Lancashire Farm Dairies

Speaking up for forecourt retailers

GORDON Balmer, the new chief executive of the Petrol Retailers Association, has taken charge of the organisation at a turbulent time.