Friday, November 26, 2021

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...

Glenfiddich’s COP 26 Year Old at auction

WILLIAM Grant & Sons is set to auction a commemorative COP26 expression of Glenfiddich to raise funds for Stop Climate Chaos Scotland – a...

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...
Scottish Grocer Awards 2021

Scottish Grocer Awards finalists revealed

Hundreds of miles have been travelled, dozens upon dozens of stores have been visited, and the judging is complete. The Scottish Grocer Awards finalists can now be revealed.

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...
Tesco staff in festive uniform

Thousands of festive temp roles

Tesco is looking to recruit 30,000 temporary colleagues across the UK in Tesco Superstores and Extra stores over the Christmas period.
Empty petrol pumps

Shortages start to bite

Kantar and Nielsen have both revealed that a shortage of petrol at the pumps earlier this autumn hit grocery spending in the UK.
Posters on high street

Christmas concern

Food sales continued growth was the only positive to take from latest Scottish Retail Sales Monitor figures produced for the Scottish Retail Consortium by KPMG.

Insurance for independents

SME insurance provider Superscript has unveiled an insurance product that it claims is tailor-made for small independent shops.

Focusing on c-stores

ANDY Williams changed roles at Quintessential Brands and now serves as head of convenience.