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Scottish Grocers' Federation chief executive Pete Cheema.

Concern over illicit vape sales inaction

A new study has highlighted a shocking lack of targeted enforcement action against rogue vape traders across 11 major UK cities, including Glasgow.

RYO tobacco duty rise

Jeremy Hunt has revealed a 12% increase on hand-rolling tobacco options in the UK Government's most recent Autumn Statement.
Republic Technology UK's OCB range offers consumers a more sustainable option.

Covering the roll-your-own demands

Republic Technologies UK has advice for convenience retailers on ways to meed the demands of customers in the roll-your-own tobacco accessories category.

Imperial sticks to value

Smokers are seeking value from the gantry and Imperial Tobacco reckons retailers should make the most of this with an effective RYO range of options.
The new Tropicana Kids Smoothies come in two flavours.

Market news | Tropicana, JTI, Lucozade and The Hidden Sea

Scottish Grocer showcases some new products that convenience store retailers might want to consider stocking to drive up sales.
Dipoti has called for clarity, while the SGF has launched a vape recycling scheme.

UK Government opens vape debate

Industry bodies have set out to allay concerns over disposable vapes after the UK Government launched a consultation amid fears about youth vaping.

RELX shows favour in vape flavour

RELX reckons that more variety in vaping flavours could encourage current smokers to make the switch to the devices, working towards the cessation tool goal.
The IQOS ILUMA ONE is the hero product for the UK, says Philip Morris Limited.

Smoke-free world is goal for Philip Morris

Philip Morris Limited commercial operations director John Rennie explains why the IQOS ILUMA is a revolutionary product in the heated tobacco category.
Eve Peters and Anand Cheema kickstarted the SGF’s new pilot in Cheema’s store Costcutter – Fresh in Falkirk.

SGF and Elfbar unveil vapes recycling campaign

Vapes maker Elfbar and the Scottish Grocers’ Federation (SGF) have announced the free provision of 1,000 co-branded in-store recycling bins to SGF members.

Value is key says Imperial Brands

Value remains a key focus in the tobacco category as Imperial Brands says that Scottish consumers are looking for a better-for-money option in the gantry.
The IQOS ILUMA will have a positive impact for convenience, reckons Philip Morris Limited.

Philip Morris launches IQOS ILUMA

Bosses at Philip Morris Limited (PML) believe its newly launched IQOS ILUMA heat-not-burn range will be a real game-changer in the nicotine market.
Colourful-looking vapes appeal to kids, says the Trading Standards Scotland team.

Scottish youth vape sales shock

Trading Standards Scotland officers say one in five Scottish retailers have been found willing to sell vapes to under-18s and there are now calls for a crackdown.
Mumtaz Ali and his wife have won Tobacco Retailer of the Year at the Scottish Grocer Awards for two years running.

Awards Profile – Tobacco Retailer of the Year

Scottish Grocer caught up with Best One South Bridge owner Mumtaz Ali after the store won the Tobacco Retailer of the Year Award at the 2022 Scottish Grocer Awards.
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.

Aquavape displays recycling responsibility

As the recycling of disposable vapes becomes a hot topic in Scotland, Aquavape has set out to dismay these fears with its new recyclable range of disposables.
The special 60th anniversary tin for Signature Original Gold.

Value counts in convenience, says STG

STG UK marketing manager Nataly Scarpetta talks about the value of cigarillos to retailers and consumers, and highlights the special 60th anniversary Signature tins.