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...

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.

Demanding conference

THE Scottish Grocers Federation welcomed hundreds of guests to the Crowne Plaza in Glasgow for its first annual conference event since the onset of the Covid crisis.
Dahwood Perves, managing director of Bestway

Prizes on offer with Bestway

BESTWAY has relaunched its retail development programme, offering retailers the chance to win a share of a £50,000 prize fund.

Shop report finds drop in staffing

SCOTLAND’S convenience store sector has maintained the same retail footprint throughout the pandemic, although it has shed jobs according to the SGF’s annual Local Shop Report.
A woman standing outside Scotmid Coop Store Front

Fund offering millions open

FUNDING applications are now open for the Scotland Loves Local campaign’s latest grant scheme.
covid sign on high street

Covid rules relaxing for retail

FROM Monday (9 August) self isolation rules are set to change in Scotland, in a move that could reduce staff shortages for retailers. In a...