Saturday, July 31, 2021

Stores get a little Boost

Energy drinks brand Boost has reached its target of supporting 1,500 retailers through its coronavirus care package initiative
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Flavours of the season

LAGER is following the trend set by cider and introducing a range of fruity varieties aimed at summer drinkers. However, the new fruity beers have...

A record year of retail giving

SCOTTISH retailers gave more to good causes than ever before last year.
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A strong format is key to success

Nisa brings food to go and chilled to the fore .

New package for Premier

SYMBOL group Premier is boosting its promotional package, increasing its number of ‘Mega Deals’ and guaranteeing an alcohol and paper promotion every four weeks,...

Golden worker

Addo Food Group has been celebrating the 50th work anniversary of a colleague at its Palethorpes factory

Give us more

Researcher finds shoppers want better ranges in c-stores but retailers say suppliers need to provide more category information SHOPPERS in Britain’s local stores aren’t as...

Tips on next year’s tobacco trends

Tobacco giant JTI has outlined what it reckons will be key areas of growth for 2019, with the capsule and value segments tipped for success

Branded food to go leads

BRANDED food-to-go is taking big bites out of independent competitors, according to research from the NPD Group. Since 2008, brands in the UK have boosted...

Launch of new kingmaker

REPUBLIC Technologies is aiming to tap into the £1.9m tubing market with the launch of Swan Kingsize Cigarette Tubes. The company has revealed two new...
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Curry firm is thriving

Perthshire restaurateur Praveen Kumar has been celebrating a boom in business for his frozen curry brand.

Donations appeal

Post Office has joined forces with the Disasters Emergency Committee (DEC) to help raise funds for its ongoing Coronavirus appeal
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Top 10 Scottish Alcohol Brands 2020: A bumper year for Scottish off sales

With the possible exception of toilet rolls it is the alcohol category that has received the most attention during lockdown.
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Scottish Grocer Awards 2020 winners announced

Retailers and staff were out in force for the Scottish Grocer Awards 2020 – and what a night they had. The best and brightest of Scottish convenience retail gathered at Hilton Glasgow for the gala event, hosted by Scottish comedy star Craig Hill.

MPs want e-cig rules loosened

E-cigarettes should not be treated in the same way as conventional cigarettes, according to a report by MPs
MSPs have signed off on deposit return scheme regulations for Scotland.

Deposit return is go in 25 months

Scottish Parliament gives the green light to deposit return despite coronavirus warnings from industry