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Alistair McGowan

Alistair’s all set for the big night

THE Scottish convenience retail industry’s biggest night of the year, the Scottish Grocer Awards is to be hosted this year by star comedian, impressionist...
Members of Lanark Business Group launch Totally Locally Lanark.

Lanark totals up the local touch

Businesses say spend a fiver and build your town’s economy CONSUMERS in a Scottish market town are being urged to think local, buy local and...
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
Scottish Grocer Awards 2020

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.

Müller plans dairy closures

Milk giant consults on East Kilbride and Aberdeen as it announces major investment in Bellshill THE future of two Müller Milk & Ingredients plants in...
Hello Wembley!

Getting through to Wembley

IT’S a brand that many think helps define Scotland but Irn-Bru’s latest TV ad brings a staunch English dimension to its marketing mix. The latest...

Last chance for vital refresher training

Personal licence holders who gained their licence when laws changed in 2009 must do top-up training by end of this month Slow uptake leads to...

United looks to the north

• Wholesaler reports a £10m rise in turnover in last financial year. • Reaches 275 Day-Today stores and 150 U-Save stores. THE managing director of Glasgow-based...

Doctors back vaping option

E-CIGARETTES could potentially save millions of lives, according to a new report from the Royal College of Physicians. The leading medical body says that...

Long drinks in Olympics sales surge

HOT weather and the Olympics in Rio combined to boost demand for alcohol, according to researcher Nielsen. Beer and cider were the big winners, with...

Opinion split on DRS

Individuals and industry disagree on best way forward The public wants it all, but industry strikes a more cautious tone according to analysis of the...

It’s decision time for Nisa

IT’S make your mind up time for Nisa retailers who will this month be asked to vote on The Co-op Group’s offer to purchase the buying group.

An app tailored to retail

The Scottish Grocer Awards 2018 also saw the launch of the new Scottish Grocer app.

Major retailers commit to halve food waste

SOME of the largest retailers and food producers in the UK have signed up to a new commitment to dramatically reduce food waste. Retailers including...
Shoplifting, violent crime and ATM ram raids are all issues facing c-stores

ACS Crime Report reveals huge cost of criminality

Crime report makes for grim reading
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...