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Calls for support following poor festive footfall

THE Scottish Retail Consortium has called for the Scottish Government to do more to support the high street, following the publication of dire footfall...
covid sign on high street

New rules for self isolation

COVID self-isolation rules will change in Scotland from midnight tonight (5 January). Under current rules, those testing positive for Covid must self isolate for 10...

New date for DRS

A NEW date has been set for Scotland’s proposed deposit return scheme. Scottish Government minister for circular economy and co-leader of the Scottish Greens Lorna...
Scottish Government finance secretary Kate Forbes

Budget: Rates holiday to end in 2022

THE 100% non-domestic rates relief for Scotland’s retail, hospitality and leisure businesses will end next year, finance secretary Kate Forbes has announced. In her Budget...

Top 50 Scottish Brands 2021: Pandemic winds continue to blow

Questions remain, but some categories are still benefitting from lockdown trends

Celebrating Success: Scottish Grocer 2021 winners revealed

Leading lights from across Scotland’s convenience retail sector gathered at Hilton Glasgow, on 17 November, to celebrate the nation’s most entrepreneurial and community focused retailers and staff.

Tesco goes electric in Glasgow

TESCO has rolled out an all-electric home delivery fleet across Glasgow, as COP26 draws to a close in the city. From this week, Tesco customers...

Food and drink leaders launch net zero strategy

THE Scotland Food & Drink Partnership (SFDP) has launched a new roadmap that sets out a path to net zero emissions for Scotland’s food...

SWA plots path to net zero

The Scottish Wholesale Association (SWA) has set out set out a pathway to net zero emissions for the sector's vehicle fleet, through the publication...

Glengoyne sounds climate alarm

TACKLING climate change is key to the future of Scotch whisky, according to a new report from Glengoyne Highland Single Malt Whisky. The distillery commissioned...

Diageo welcomes Kenyan President

WATER was top of the agenda when President Uhuru Kenyatta of Kenya paid a visit to Diageo's Johnnie Walker Princes Street venue during COP26. The...

FareShare keeps it sweet at COP26

FARESHARE has added some sweetness to its campaign against food waste, by handing out ice creams to COP26 delegates in Glasgow. ON Tuesday 2 November,...

Carbon neutral Mars Bars by 2023.

MARS Wrigley UK has committed to making Mars Bars sold in the UK, Ireland and Canada carbon neutral by January 2023. The announcement – which...

Tennent’s COP26 campaign

AS thousands arrive in Glasgow for COP26, Tennent’s has launched a new multi-channel advertising campaign which aims to promote the importance of sustainable brewing...

Budget: Alcohol duty reformed as wages rise

THE biggest reform of alcohol duty for more than a century, was the claim made by Chancellor Rishi Sunak in a Budget that has...
Co-op has extended its partnership with Starship Technologies

Co-op and Amazon land

AMAZON grocery and the Co-op have joined forces for a grocery pilot scheme in Glasgow.