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Wednesday, June 23, 2021
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Rise in retail crime is costing billions

The latest crime report from the British Retail Consortium (BRC) paints a worrying picture, with retailers and store staff frequently facing threats, abuse and assault

Spar enters extra time

Spar Scotland wholesaler CJ Lang has extended its partnership with the Scottish FA

Wholesaler awards return

The Scottish Wholesale Association (SWA) has announced its industry programme The Achievers Awards will return for a face-to-face event next year

Donations appeal

Post Office has joined forces with the Disasters Emergency Committee (DEC) to help raise funds for its ongoing Coronavirus appeal

Golden worker

Addo Food Group has been celebrating the 50th work anniversary of a colleague at its Palethorpes factory

Confidence is on the rise

Shopper confidence has risen to its highest level in the last five years, according to the latest data from IGD

Lottery grant for stroke aid

The Stroke Association in Scotland is the latest organisation to receive a grant from The National Lottery Community Fund

Pledge to protect cash

The Association of Convenience Stores (ACS) is backing a cash payment initiative from product review and consumer rights group Which?

Calls for NI style scheme

The Northern Ireland Executive has confirmed plans to increase funding for a high street stimulus scheme, renewing calls for a similar scheme to be introduced in Scotland

Don’t miss out on awards

Scottish Grocer Awards judges are champing at the bit to get out there and see all the great work the nation’s retailers have been putting in over the last 12 months

Travel tickets deal

Card payment solutions provider Payzone has secured a contract with coach and long-distance bus operator National Express Coach

Footfall on the up in Scotland

Scottish footfall showed signs of improvement in April but there is still a long way to go to reach pre-pandemic figures, the Scottish Retail Consortium (SRC) has revealed

Vape deal for EG

E-liquid business Dinner Lady has bolstered its ties with EG Group through a new supplier deal with the forecourt giant

EG selling 27 forecourts

Billionaire business moguls  Zuber and Mohsin Issa have said they will sell almost thirty of their EG Group petrol forecourts in response to concerns raised by the UK competition regulator Competition and Markets Authority (CMA)

New-look Nisa units score sales

More than 50 Nisa stores have been refitted this year and sales are on the up for the new-look stores

Irn-Bru stock competition

AG BARR is offering Scottish Grocer readers the chance to win £50 worth of Irn-Bru. Two retailers will walk away with the top prize of...