It’s show business

Independent delivered wholesaler Iain Hill Ltd has opened a showroom designed to offer new services to customers. John McNee paid a visit to find...

First in its class

Jet Maybole is the first Jet and Spar dual-branded site to open in the UK. John McNee heard how the business has been doing...
Londis retailer Barrie Seymour saw energy bills drop significantly after Delta Refrigeration retro-fitted doors to his chiller cabinets.

Closing the door on chiller costs

RETRO-FITTING doors to a store’s existing chiller cabinets and optimising existing equipment is often said to be a straightforward way of improving in-store energy...
Welcome Break

Welcome Break signs up with Fairbanks

WELCOME Break has signed a three-year contract with Fairbanks to provide fuel management services on its network of motorway service stations. Welcome Break operates 31...
Checkpoint Systems

Radioing key info

AS food retailers increase their product range, in a world where shoppers shop more frequently in a wide variety of outlets, they could find...

Fuel brand aims to jet into the north

JET, the retail brand of oil firm Phillips 66, plans to strengthen its Scottish presence by increasing its network of independently owned Jet-branded forecourts...

Agent ready for market boost

BUSINESS agent Cornerstone  has begun a major expansion programme to take advantage of what it sees as the improving market. A new website has been...
Adam Hardie, head of food and drink at Johnston Carmichael,

Small businesses will need more time for DRS

Adam Hardie, head of food and drink at Johnston Carmichael, chartered accountants and business advisers, looks at DRS

Catering for changing tastes

The recent growth in convenience culture means drivers are even more prepared to do their shopping on-the-go, giving retailers who invest a real opportunity

New guidance on gender pay gap

Emily Shaw of Dentons answers questions on gender pay gap requirements

‘No egos, no politics’

As he prepares to retire, Phillips 66’s Pete George reflects on what makes the company work. PETE George, managing director of Phillips 66 UK and...

Jet turns up the heat

JET’S 60th anniversary activity continues with a consumer promotion running until 7 September. Visitors to Jet forecourts will receive a code voucher to enter online,...
Nisa is teaming up with Just Eat so that retailers can offer an online delivery service.

Convenience in Brief | Nisa, shopper trends and illegal tobacco news

Scottish Grocer highlights three news stories that provide insights to convenience retailers about Nisa, shopper trends and the illicit tobacco market.
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Collaboration will do nicely, thank you

American Express-commissioned survey finds small businesses working together locally can add £30,000 to annual sales and save on costs INDEPENDENT retailers and small merchants that...
cash handling

Eliminate cash handling

WHEN considering the issue of store security, a review of cash handling and collection is often advised. The Scottish Safer Business Guide, published last month...

Seeing the future again

RETAILER-owned symbol group Nisa reckons the latest collection of store styles in its Store of the Future 2 format are proving fruitful for...