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Wholesaler has an app for that

WHOLESALER and symbol organisation Nisa has launched a number of new apps, exclusively for its independent retailers, available for smartphones and tablets. The new member...

Jail fraudsters says report

Horsemeat scandal study calls for much tougher penalties for firms caught contaminating the food chain • Scottish response to scandal good • Horizon scanning...

Donation proves Biggar and better

BIG-HEARTED staff and customers at Brownlies Best-one convenience store in Biggar have raised more than £1,300 for Macmillan Cancer Support. Owners Bruce and Donna...

Cider is hot stuff

HOT weather and the music festival season have been good news for Swedish fruit cider brand Kopparberg. In the first half of July, sales...
Total food sales in Scotland grew by 4% year on year in June. Like-for-likes were up only 0.2% but that was better than the figure achieved at the same time last year. All categories of food were said to be up.

Sunshine days see sales soar

Some like it hot as Scotland beats inflation and zooms ahead of UK average to return best growth in two years HOT weather and a...

Tahir’s the van man

DUNDEE retailer Tahir Mahmood has won a Ford van worth £12,000 from Booker and Miller Genuine Draft. Mahmood, the manager of City Booze in...

Daily pay scheme

PAYPOINT has introduced a new once-a-day settlement system for retail payment services. Instead of having separate collections and payments for each of its...

Supermarkets still feeling the heat

Aldi, Lidl and Waitrose grab their biggest ever share as the giant multiples continue to toil WHILE the early summer good weather appears to...

Co-ops say cover up or go

THE Co-operative Retail Trading Group has told publishers of lads’ mags to put them in sealed modesty bags or face them being withdrawn from...

Tesco repeats food bank campaign

TESCO customers helped to donate 3.5m meals during the supermarket’s second National Food Collection appeal last month – the equivalent, it said, of 26,000...

One drink to win millions

CCE research finds a single extra drink per household per week would see values jump by almost £800m RECENT years have been good for soft...

Pop goes the snack market

POSH popcorn, healthier options, smaller pack sizes and upmarket crisps are the winners in the ongoing nibbles wars. That’s the finding from Key Note,...
Numbers were up at the Londis and Budgens shows ‘Retailing 2013 – The Main Event’ held in Manchester and Surrey last month.

Londis show attendance soars

ALMOST 1,200 Londis and Budgens stores were represented at the Musgrave trade shows, ‘Retailing 2013, The Main Event’, held in Manchester and Surrey last...

Now is the time to work together

There has been no shortage of official analysis of the horsemeat incidents that took place in Europe earlier this year. A variety of reports...

Green tea lovers to benefit

TEA brand PG Tips wants its consumers to put something back, by composting or recycling their teabags. And to encourage them the brand has teamed...

Water about the workers

EMPLOYEES slaving away at their job through the hot days of summer are to be given a drink by Britvic juice and spring water...