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MUP goes live

Industry rolls out new pricing regime
The new self -scan checkouts being introduced in four of Scotmid’s Edinburgh stores. If the pilot project proves successful the tills will be introduced in more stores next year.

Scotmid city units to pilot self-serve

Edinburgh-based independent co-op says research shows shoppers want checkout choice SCOTMID Co-operative, the Edinburgh-based mutual retailer with stores throughout Scotland, is to introduce self-service...

Concern over refresher rates

THE deadline has now passed for Scottish holders of alcohol retailing personal licences, who were issued licences on or before 1 September 2009, to...

Tesco and Booker deal is done

Shareholders for both firms overwhelmingly back merger

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,...

Nine in 10 hit by shop theft

92% of retailers affected but much going unreported, say police NINE in 10 convenience retailers experienced some form of shop theft in 2014, yet much...

Police appeal for retailer assistance

Retailers are being asked to support a police crackdown on those who purchase alcohol for under-18s .

Creating a taste of things to come

Scottish Grocer speaks to AG Barr’s commercial director Jonathan Kemp about plans to reformulate Scotland’s ‘other’ national drink AMID growing consumer concern over sugar, pressure...

Added Irn

First new Bru in 35 years as Barr launches Xtra IRN-BRU, Scotland’s most valuable non-alcoholic Scottish food and drink brand has a whole new style...
Shoppercentric found people plan to shop around at Christmas. But Scottish c-stores, especially, could gain visits through click and collect.

Shoppers plan to click and collect

SCOTTISH Christmas shoppers are buying their gifts online then picking them up from collection points in greater numbers than ever before. More than two...

Majid takes charge

BELLSHILL retailer Abdul Majid, became the latest president of the Scottish Grocers’ Federation last month. He was officially installed at a special ceremony held at...

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.

Digital retail and rising costs lead to job losses

SRC claims public policy and evolving marketplace hurting employment THE Scottish Retail Consortium has warned that rising costs driven by public policy — and a...
Police in Paisley mounted a major hunt for the killer of local retailer Javaid Ali in summer 2012. Last month Lee Anderson was convicted of culpable homicide and jailed for 15 years.

15 years jail for retailer’s killer

Court hears Javaid Ali was stabbed as he was getting the better of alcohol shoplifter in Paisley c-store A PAISLEY man has been jailed for...

Safe and sound

Winner: Day-Today, Maryhill Rd, Glasgow Responsible Retailer of the Year 2016 sponsored by Imperial Tobacco UK Interview with Mani Dhesi, owner. Winner details Store size: 1200 sq ft Symbol: Day-Today Period at...
Wholesale warehouse

Split picture for wholesalers

THE UK’s wholesale sector has had a mixed 2020, with turnover growth for those serving the retail market failing to offset significant declines in turnover for foodservice wholesalers