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Paypoint adds Ukash

ONLINE cash payment provider, Ukash, is teaming up with PayPoint to allow customers to access cash without a debit or credit card. Up until...

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Tesco plans hundreds of c-stores, scraps giant projects and ends American adventure after profits crash TESCO boss Phillip Clarke is turning his back on...

Lucozade and Ribena on the market

PHARMACEUTICALS giant GlaxoSmithKline has put its drinks brands Ribena and Lucozade up for sale to concentrate on its core business. Global sales of Ribena grew...

14% of indie forecourts close

INDEPENDENT forecourt businesses are closing at a faster rate in Scotland than the rest of Britain, and as a result, the retailers who remain...

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...

Women bear brunt of drinks tax hike

WOMEN drinkers are being hardest hit by the chancellor’s recent tax increases. New analysis from the Wine and Spirit Trade Association (WSTA) shows that...

Baking up a French connection

FRESH bakery specialist Cuisine de France has bought Boulangeries de France, which also manufactures and supplies ready-to-bake products. Thierry Cacaly, Boulangeries de France’s founder,...

July 4 to be Independents Day

INDEPENDENTS Day, the celebration of local shops and town centres, has joined up with Independent Retailer Month to promote local shopping. Retailers, groups of retailers,...

Set to paint the beer aisles red

FAMOUS Scottish ale brand McEwan’s is adding a modern touch with the launch of McEwan’s Red. The brand, owned by Bedford-based Wells & Young’s, has...

Jones moves in at Nisa

AMANDA Jones, a veteran of Waitrose and Marks and Spencer, is now Nisa’s chief operating officer. In the newly-created role she will report directly...
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Milk gets back on its bike

SPORT and milk are making tracks together in the latest bout of activity organised by the Milk Marketing Forum and the Dairy Council. Together, the...

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...

Fresh new offers from Londis

SYMBOL store group Londis has launched a new core range of fresh fruit, salads and vegetables, featuring price-marked packs at everyday low price points. The...

Health direction a voluntary road

May is shaping up to be an important month for the future of food policy and marketing guidelines. The Scottish Food and Drink Federation’s...

Kingsmill says ditch the desk

RETAILERS near picnic sites who provide a food-to-go service could see more sales if giant bread brand Kingsmill has its way. As part of its...

Wall’s aims for a sunny side up

WALL’S aims to make its thick pork sausages a barbecue must with a three-month promotion giving customers the chance to win cash by predicting...