Snappy delivers sanitary support

Snappy Shopper and female retailers across Scotland have taken a stand against period poverty by providing customers with free period products in deliveries.

Is another delay in store for DRS?

Media reports over a potential delay to the UK-wide go-live date for the deposit return scheme as little information about the scheme has been forthcoming.

Hendrick’s invites all to the Cabaret

Girvan-based gin brand Hendrick's has unveiled the latest addition to its 'Cabinet of Curiosities' with the launch of its limited release Grand Cabaret.

Barista Bar comes to Spar Halbeath

Spar Scotland has rolled out its premium coffee-to-go service Barista Bar to another of its company owned stores with the Dunfermline-based Spar Halbeath.

Puerto de Indias raises a glass for equality

Spanish gin distiller Puerto de Indias looks to highlight the gender pay gap in the UK for International Women's Day this year with a unique campaign.

Walking in a boozy Wonderland

BrewDog Distilling Co. has expanded its sites for its Wonderland Cocktails Co. RTD range as it enters over 500 Tesco stores across the UK.

Glasgow 1770 springs into new launches

The Glasgow Distillery has expanded on its Small Batch Series with the Glasgow 1770 with three new additions that have been specially made for the spring.

Cadbury’s win-winning opportunity

Mondelēz International has brought back its The Big Win-Win competition across its Cadbury range with a huge prize pot up for grabs for retailers and shoppers.

SBF GB&I resolves strike action

Suntory confirms procedures in place to minimise any potential trade disruption after union workers announce strike action on 5 February.

Scotland sets out HFSS restrictions

The Scottish Government has set out its proposals on HFSS products across the country, eyeing tougher restrictions than those in place for the rest of the UK.
Jeremy Hunt in parliament delivering the Autumn Budget 2023.

New tax on vaping

The UK Government is reportedly planning to introduce a new tax on vape liquids in its Spring Budget 2024 as the UKVIA sets out legislation proposals.
Data analysts indicate a slow start to the year, with shoppers still cautious on spend. Picture: Words

Grocery inflation drops to lowest rate in two years

Kantar reports the lowest rate for grocery price inflation in almost two years as consumers flock back to the shops seeking promotions to help celebrate.

Glen’s hits the back of the net

Scottish vodka brand Glen's Vodka is set to reward its consumers with its new SPFL-inspired campaign which will see lucky shoppers win up to £1,000 in cash.

Mentos bursts with flavours

Perfetti Van Melle aims to drive consumer engagement with the Mentos brand with the launch of its new Discovery sweets, which feature 14 different flavours.

Coca-Cola has a citrus fresh launch

Coca-Cola Europacific Partners has a zesty new launch in its flavoured colas category with the addition of two lemon flavoured variants to its range.

Bank on British malts

Halewood Artisanal Spirits aims to bring together the best of British malts in its blended whisky range Bankhall with malts from Scotland, England and Wales.