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LAWYERS and feminists have warned stores that that they risk legal action if they don’t stop displaying lads’ mags.

Lads mags face new attacks

LAWYERS and feminists have warned stores that that they risk legal action if they don’t stop displaying lads’ mags. The feminist activism groups UK Feminista...
BRITAIN’S convenience stores are still showing growth that is outstripping the general grocery scene. And the country’s symbol stores are still storming ahead, according to industry research and education group IGD.

C-store boom set to run and run

BRITAIN’S convenience stores are still showing growth that is outstripping the general grocery scene. And the country’s symbol stores are still storming ahead, according...
IRN-BRU brand owner AG Barr says it’s convinced the proposed merger between it and Britvic stacks up despite reports that business analysts think it is unlikely to go ahead.

Barr says Britvic deal makes sense

IRN-BRU brand owner AG Barr says it’s convinced the proposed merger between it and Britvic stacks up despite reports that business analysts think it...

Positive news says Scotmid

Profit slips but underlying trading, including food, is good says Brodie EDINBURGH-based independent co-operative Scotmid made an operating profit of £6m in the year to...

OFT to probe Costcutter / P&H deal

THE deal between the Costcutter Supermarkets Group and wholesaler Palmer & Harvey which sees Mace Stores transfer into the Costcutter organisation is to...

Supermarkets go into the dark

Trade bodies launch guide and app as small stores enter final two years of tobacco display SCOTLAND’S retail industry has begun its journey into the...

Booker given Makro OK

GIANT wholesaler Booker has been given the green light to take over the Makro operation in the UK. The news was confirmed last month by...

5p – you’ve got to be kidding

Britain’s biggest-selling magazine TV Choice now in a price war with TV Pick, to the dismay of newsagents’ trade group the NFRN. THE chief of...

Pub to shop beats mass objections

Wallace birthplace to see new c-store A PLANNED new convenience store in the town that’s said to have been the birthplace of Scottish hero William...

Discounters break records

Symbols grow but fall behind the pace as Aldi and Lidl storm ahead again SYMBOL stores and independents continued to show growth in the latest...

Minimum pricing challenge fails

The legal challenge from the Scotch Whisky Association and other drinks industry bodies to the law passed by the Scottish Parliament that would introduce...
Chancellor George Osborne

A budget for the beer fan

Beer duty cut, fuel freeze and NI moves win praise but smokers hammered again and rates woe remains LAST month’s Budget, billed by Chancellor George...
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...
Jay Javid, owner of Costcutter Paisley: “We’re not losing the core values. Being independent is still at the heart of Costcutter.”

Costcutter and P&H form £5bn Buyco

Symbol group to take on Mace stores and wholesaler to deliver to combined list as new deal signals major change in c-store industry SYMBOL convenience...
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...
Nisa posts record recruitment

Nisa posts record recruitment

STORES-owned buying group and wholesaler Nisa has reported record recruitment figures. The company said it had brought 245 members operating more than 520 stores...