JTI has appointed a new head of reduced risk products.
MORE than half a million pounds has been raised by Nisa retailers for The One Foundation.
TENS of thousands of pounds have been raised by staff and customers at Spar Scotland for end of life charity Marie Curie.
RETAILER Scotmid has donated thousands of pounds to the Scottish Association for Mental Health (SAMH).
ONE million pieces of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) have been delivered to Marie Curie nurses by Spar UK.
SHOPPER confidence has risen to its highest level in over a year, according to the IGD Shopper Confidence Index.
A RECYCLING scheme for used face masks has been launched by high street homeware retailer Wilko.
ONLINE shopping platform Appy Shop has announced it is teaming up with EPOS and service provider TSG UK.
ONLINE grocery delivery now accounts for 7% of total c-store sales, according to the UK Wholesale Market Report.
WHOLESALER Bestway has announced it will roll out technology from Hampshire-based firm Jisp following a successful trial period.
CALLS for under 18s to be able to sell national lottery tickets and scratchcards have been issued by the Federation of Independent Retailers (NFRN) ahead of the new age to play restrictions coming into force on 22 April.
THE Scottish Retail Consortium (SRC) has slammed a move to ban trading on New Year’s Day, claiming it is “short sighted” and “surreal”.
A NEW free-to-use cash machine has been installed in Kinloss as part of an access to cash initiative from LINK.
SOUTH Ayrshire independent retailer Chris McCallum has given his Spar store a major overhaul, revamping his offer through a four-week refit.
DIGITAL retail giant Amazon has opened a new till-less store concept in London.
DISCOUNTER Lidl GB has launched a deposit return scheme (DRS) trial at selected stores, ahead of the launch of DRS in Scotland next summer.