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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...

Tesco to merge with Booker in £3.7bn deal

  SUPERMARKET and multiple convenience store giant Tesco has announced a £3.7bn deal to merge with Booker Group, the UK’s biggest food wholesaler. The deal, which...

The Co-op swoops in on Nisa

Nisa board grants The Co-op period of exclusivity ahead of potential offer The Co-op has moved into pole position in the race to acquire Nisa...

Retail crime bill is one step closer

MSP seeks retailers’ views on proposal

Aulds retail business in liquidation

SCOTTISH family-owned baker Thomas Auld & Sons Ltd has placed its retail business into liquidation as part of a turnaround plan for the group. All...

Jobs threatened as Adelie drops Kilmarnock

ADELIE Foods — the firm behind Urban Eat sandwiches — has announced it plans to shut down its Kilmarnock factory, shifting production to sites...
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PayPoint and Scottish Gas to end partnership

Scottish Gas customers will have to go elsewhere .

No rates for one year

SCOTTISH retailers will not need to pay business rates for one year. The policy forms part of a package of measures aimed at reducing...

Bonus scheme review on hold

The Scottish Government has announced it will delay the review of the Small Business Bonus Scheme (SBBS)

Scottish Grocer Awards 2021 – get ready for a night to remember!

The Scottish Grocer Awards are back, with a new autumn date for 2021

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...
Left to right: John Lee, Scottish Grocers’ Federation; Iain Gulland, Zero Waste Scotland; Tom Brock, Scottish Seabird Centre, at the launch of the Carrier Bag Commitment.

Commitment is in the bag

SCOTTISH Government-funded environmental body Zero Waste Scotland has launched the Carrier Bag Commitment for Scottish retailers. New laws passed by the Scottish Parliament will require...

We weathered the storm

Turnover in the first six months of the trading year at independent co-operative Scotmid was down £6m on last year. But profit remained almost...

Retailers square up to plain packs

As manufacturers cease production of small packs and PMPs store owners must develop a strategy for 12 months of huge tobacco change TIME is officially...

It’s show business

Independent delivered wholesaler Iain Hill Ltd has opened a showroom designed to offer new services to customers. John McNee paid a visit to find...

Divisions deepen over DRS plan

Leading retailer quits SGF over stance on scheme ONE of Scotland’s most prominent convenience retailers has withdrawn from the Scottish Grocers Federation due to their...