A strong format is key to success

Nisa brings food to go and chilled to the fore .
Tesco / Booker Stores

Time to change fascia?

Following a 2017 which saw consolidation on a huge scale is now the time to change?

A solid outlook for forecourt retailing

Petrol Retailers Association chief executive Brian Madderson talks filling station numbers, fuel price flux and signs of stability for the sector’s future .

Ready for the fridge change

EU regulations will ban the use of some older chillers from next year .

Tobacco changes set to run and run – by Alison Bryce

by Alison Bryce. Alison Bryce is a partner and head of Maclay Murray & Spens’ IP & Technology team, and a member of the...

Protect your brand before selling abroad

Scottish food and drink producers of everything from biscuits to soft drinks to craft beer are targeting overseas markets. A recent whisky decision is...

C-stores will stay solid despite risks

Steady as she goes seems to be the trend for Scotland’s convenience sector in 2019, according to commercial property firm Christie & Co .
Tariq Nabi is an employment lawyer at Dentons

The importance of diversity training

Tariq Nabi talks diversity training in the workplace

Time to cross the digital divide?

IS the digital revolution boosting or hampering local stores? Can wifi, social media, web-based commerce and more make a positive contribution to a retail...

Sales up at Booker

BOOKER returned positive performance figures for the last quarter of 2014. The food wholesaler said that in the 16 weeks to 2 January 2015 total...

Taking things to the next level

Mahmood Saleem is to expand the shop at his Jet site by adding a second floor, along with a Subway, ice-cream parlour and car...

Best for Certas

BESTWAY Wholesale has signed an agreement with fuel supplier Certas Energy to be a preferred retail partner across its independent, Gulf and Pace branded...

Itchin’ for a kitchen

Food-to-go franchises going well in Scotland WHEN talking about food to go, Will Robinson, marketing director for pizza franchise Stone Willy’s Kitchen, reckons Scottish convenience...
Jeremy Clarke COO

MFG has big plans

INDEPENDENT forecourt operator Motor Fuel Group has started 2018 with a spring in its step after snapping up 14 stations from forecourt operator Golden Cross Group Limited

A mega deal for MFGroup

New deal will see multiple operator rebrand over one hundred forecourts

Store evolution for Spar in Scotland

Company-owned store showcases the ambition of CJ Lang by tapping into the latest c-store trends .